Clinical Research Scientist - Contractor Switzerland -

For a global pharmaceutical company near Neuchatel, we are looking for a Clinical Research Scientist Contractor to support the clinical science team in hematology/oncology studies.

The Clinical Scientist function provides scientific expertise necessary to design and deliver clinical studies and programs.


  • Support the Clinical Scientist team in the extrapolation and review of study data from the investigator sites

  • Responsible for interacting with study sites to review, extrapolate, collect, study data, including, but not limited to, patient diagnosis, treatment plans/regimen, adverse event documentation and reporting, clinical response, and long-term follow-up.

  • May assist with designing data capture worksheets for investigator sites

  • Reviews and verifies source documentation to determine accuracy and completeness of information and communicate discrepancies to clinical team for action resolution.

  • Adhere to standard operating procedures, protocols, and study specific guidelines

  • Provide updates to clinical team as appropriate

  • Participate in job related training and ad-hoc meetings

  • Collaborate and liaise with external partners (e.g., KOLs), as per project needs

  • Seek out and enact best practices with instruction • Provide regular and timely updates to manager/management as requested

  • Develop Protocol and ICF documents / amendments and present these to governance committee and development team meetings as required

  • Conduct literature review

  • Submit clinical documents to TMF

  • Develop site and CRA training materials and present these at SIVs and Investigator meetings

  • Review clinical narratives

  • Monitor clinical data for specific trends

  • Develop Data Review Plan in collaboration with Data Management

  • Ensure CRF design supports data collection in alignment with the protocol in collaboration with Data Management/Programming

  • Submit clinical contributions to clinical study reports (CSRs) and clinical portions of Regulatory Documents (e.g., IB, DSUR, PSUR, Orphan Annual Reports, HA, EC, IRB responses and contribute to regulatory submission.)


  • Degree in Life Sciences (MD, PhD, Pharm D, MS, RN or scientific field preferred).

  • Oncology experience (preferred). Experience in an oncology clinical research or hospital setting.

  • Hematology experience (preferred)

  • Basic knowledge of GCP/ICH, drug development process, study design, statistics, clinical operations

  • Ability to understand assigned protocol(s) and their requirements

  • Basic knowledge skills to support program-specific data review and trend identification

  • Intermediate medical writing skills and medical terminology

  • Basic planning/project management skills (develop short range plans that are realistic and effective) Detail-oriented with commitment to quality

  • Basic knowledge of disease area, compound, current clinical landscape

  • Basic knowledge of the establishment and operation of data monitoring committees, dose review teams, and independent response adjudication committees

  • Intermediate critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Adaptable / flexible (willing and able to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities; ability to meet day-to-day challenges with confidence and professionalism)

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint and data review tools (e.g., Patient Profiles, report generating tools)

Candidates must have the right to work in Switzerland e.g. Swiss/EU nationality and/or current Swiss work permit holders.

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