Senior Clinical Research Associate (at the rank of Senior Technical Officer/Technical Officer) in the Clinical Trials Centre (Ref: 508425) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
The Clinical Trials Centre (HKU-CTC) is a leading clinical trials management platform established under the LKS Faculty of Medicine and dedicated to managing and facilitating international-standard clinical trials on new drugs, medical devices and medical technologies. HKU-CTC offers long-term development opportunities to passionate talents who are devoted to a career in the clinical trial profession.
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Biological, Medical or Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing or related disciplines, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in clinical trials monitoring. Good knowledge in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and relevant regulations is necessary. Applicants should have good coordination and problem-solving skills, good interpersonal and communication skills, and commitment to quality and compliance. They should also be detail-minded, able to handle multiple concurrent tasks, and self-motivated. A good command of written and spoken English and Chinese is a must. Proficiency in Putonghua is a plus.
The appointee will act as the key contact person among clinical study centres, sponsoring companies, regulatory authorities and other stakeholders to facilitate the planning, initiation and monitoring of clinical studies throughout their project life cycles, including: (i) assessing the feasibility of clinical studies; (ii) supporting study planning, preparation and initiation (e.g. setting study time plans/milestones, obtaining ethics and regulatory approvals, importing study products, communicating on central laboratory and logistic arrangements, and organizing study initiation meetings); (iii) monitoring the progress and quality of study activities (both on-site at study centres and off-site via online electronic systems), overseeing study centres’ compliance with study protocols, GCP and other research ethics and regulatory requirements, and writing monitoring reports; (iv) assisting in the proper closure of clinical studies; and (v) facilitating study audits and inspections as needed. He/she will also assist in training and supervising junior staff members, and perform other duties as assigned.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from October 8, 2021 and continue until October 23, 2021 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.