Clinical Research Protocol Specialist (Remote)

Rockville , MD
Sep 22, 2022
Oct 25, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking individuals experienced with the development or conduct of clinical research protocols to support scientific investigators and other protocol team members.  

Job Responsibilities:
•    Managing, editing, and distributing protocol documents.
•    Performing or assisting with literature reviews.
•    Preparing standard protocol sections and informed consent forms.
•    Acting as a liaison with product vendors.
•    Creating data collection forms.
•    Training clinical site staff.
•    Maintaining and managing the protocol throughout implementation and close-out.
•    Fielding questions from participating sites.
•    Preparing study monitoring reports.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A bachelor's degree with at least 8 years of experience in clinical research
•    Working knowledge of clinical trial protocol lifecycle.

Minimum Qualifications: 
•    Strong writing and communication, and organizational skills including time management ability. 
•    Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients
•    Detailed oriented. 

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Prior experience with HIV research.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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