Research Assistant-KAI Research

US-MD-Rockville
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Overview

KAI Research, Inc., a wholly owned Altarum Company. KAI is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) and health research company. Since 1986, we’ve helped pharmaceutical, academic, and federal clients bring innovative drug treatments and other interventions to market. We have supported several federal clients for multiple decades and coordinated hundreds of clinical trials and epidemiological studies in a wide variety of therapeutic areas.

Responsibilities

Research Assistant, will support project teams in completion of commercial and government clinical research projects. Perform duties under the direction of the clinical research managers and more experienced staff. Create, review, and maintain project documentation according to project requirements. Work with staff to investigate problems and resolve or recommend solutions. Coordinate with clients, sponsors, and site personnel to ensure project needs are met.

  • Assist in the development of client deliverables according to project requirements, including but not limited to, project-specific documentation, operating procedures, and work flows with direction of more experienced staff
  • Process incoming and outgoing project materials to monitor, verify, and track receipt of documentation and ensure appropriate distribution of materials to internal and external research personnel and sites
  • Write and execute test scripts to verify clinical databases meet specifications
  • Interacts with study sponsors and clinical site staff regarding study activities, questions and problems
  • Perform general quality checks of documentation
  • Prepare general correspondence, agendas and meeting minutes, reports, and other project-specific documentation
  • Ensure review, approval, and distribution to internal staff and external project participants
  • Update spreadsheets and other tracking tools to reflect project status
  • Identify and investigate problems and with more experienced staff on corrective actions
  • Report status of activities and problems to senior team members as appropriate
  • On occasion, assist with data management activities
  • Perform literature searches
  • Maintain clinical research files and related documents
  • Complete necessary training to include developing knowledge of company policies, SOPs, and standards
  • Ensure tasks are completed on time and work is of the highest quality
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, health, or related field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be comfortable working in fast-paced environment and managing a heavy workload and multiple projects with competing priorities, with ability to switch priorities quickly as needs change
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Good decision-making abilities and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills; accurate and detail-oriented



About KAI Research, Inc.

 

KAI Research, Inc., an Altarum company, is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) and health research company. Since 1986, we’ve helped pharmaceutical, academic, and federal clients accelerate time to market for innovative drug treatments and other interventions. We have supported several federal clients for multiple decades and coordinated hundreds of clinical trials and epidemiological studies in a wide variety of therapeutic areas.

 

Using a collaborative, “high touch” approach, we offer a wide range of clinical research services, including study management, observational studies and registries, patient recruitment and site partnerships, regulatory affairs, data management and eClinical solutions, monitoring, safety and pharmacovigilance, statistical support, and quality assurance. Our decades of experience allow us to predict needs, avoid common barriers, and move from a quick startup through each research phase.

 

KAI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

 

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