Sr. Global Clinical Research Associate

Ascensia Diabetes Care - Valhalla, NY4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $110,000 a year
Ascensia Diabetes Care is a global specialist diabetes care company, dedicated to helping people living with diabetes. Our mission is to empower people living with diabetes through innovative solutions that simplify and improve their lives. We use our innovation and specialist expertise in diabetes to develop high quality solutions and tools that make a positive, daily difference for people with diabetes.

Act as Sr. Global Clinical Research Scientist Associate to assure compliant and scientifically sound clinical studies to support new and modified products from Ascensia Diabetes Care

Facilitate the planning, implementation, and timely completion of external and internal clinical studies, as required by regulatory and registering bodies, that confirm excellence of product performance, while providing publications and other needed product support materials.

LOCATION: Valhalla, NY

Represent Global Clinical Affairs (GCA) on selected product development teams and within the teams, assist with product development and design the clinical study plans and protocols to assess performance, claims and other attributes of product design.
The Sr. Global Clinical Research Associate will lead the following: write protocols, identify clinical sites, negotiate budgets, develop case report forms, ensure IRB approval, ensure compliance with all Federal regulations and good clinical practice (GCP), manage and monitor studies, ensure appropriate data management and analysis, write the clinical trial reports for technical reviews, regulatory submissions and white papers.
This person is responsible for developing of the overall Clinical Study Plan for new and modified diabetes care products, with input from the project team and statistician, oversight from GCA management.
The incumbent must be able to work independently as well as in a team situation and require minimal supervision or oversight. In addition, this person must be able to function effectively on several projects simultaneously with aggressive timelines.
Work with CROs to oversee clinical studies that are in compliance with Ascensia Diabetes Care policies and Good Clinical Practices.
Facilitate the completion of reports for technical reviews, 510(k)s, PMAs, regulatory body submissions.
Assist with whitepapers, abstracts, poster presentations and publications in peer reviewed journals. Participate in the writing of manuscripts for publication in scientific journals in cooperation with the investigators and GCA management, and for presenting findings at scientific meetings.
Develop working relationships with external experts/opinion leaders.

Proven experience in the clinical research area: three (3) years with a BS, two (2) years with an MS, or one (1) year with a PhD or PharmD.
Ability to manage clinical studies, including protocol and report writing, study monitoring and management.
Technical expertise in diabetes, blood glucose monitoring is desired.
Interest and capability in clinical research, blood glucose monitoring, laboratory science and medicine, outcomes research, experimental design, statistical methods, product development and use of diagnostic products, desired.
The Sr. Global Clinical Research Associate should have an understanding of scientific principles to assure effective and high-level study design and data analysis.
Ability to handle significant workloads, aggressive timelines, work effectively with peers in teams; work effectively with minimal supervision.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent computer skills: MS Office programs, spread sheets, graphics/statistics, presentations.
Experience with Electronic Data collection (EDC) is desired.
Travel: Ability to travel approximately 20% of time domestically


Ascensia offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and are driven by innovation and the desire to improve the lives of our patients, we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of five business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice.

Ascensia does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Ascensia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.