Work Nature

  • Clinical Researchers conduct systematic study on new drug compositions for determining safety and efficacy. They conduct human trials, identify and verify clinical and pharmacological factors, adverse effects etc. from the data collected.
  • Maintain required records of study activity including case report forms, drug dispensation records, or regulatory forms. 
  • Oversee subject enrollment to ensure that informed consent is properly obtained and documented. 
  • Monitor study activities to ensure compliance with protocols and with all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional polices. 
  • Record adverse event and side effect data and confer with investigators regarding the reporting of events to oversight agencies. 
  • Prepare for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups. 
  • Identify protocol problems, inform investigators of problems, or assist in problem resolution efforts, such as protocol revisions. 
  • Prepare study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports. 
  • Communicate with laboratories or investigators regarding laboratory findings. 
  • Review scientific literature, participate in continuing education activities, or attend conferences and seminars to maintain current knowledge of clinical studies affairs and issues. 

Key Skills

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • physiology
  • molecular biology


  • Clinical Program Manager
  • Clinical Research Administrator
  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
  • Clinical Trial Coordinator
  • Clinical Trial Manager
  • Research Coordinator
  • Clinical Data Manager
  • Clinical Program Coordinator

Career Analysis

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3 Salary
4 Level Of Preparation

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