Career Opportunties

Aperio is a different kind of CRO.

At Aperio, we hire the brightest minds and best talent every day to work on our sponsors’ clinical trial programs. But we don’t stop there. We pride ourselves on being a company where employees can be heard and make a difference. Our employees are visionaries, innovators, critical thinkers and disruptors. We invite them to be creative, to think outside-the-box and to have a voice. They offer us fresh perspectives, ask the hard questions, challenge our blind spots and make us better every day.

But this isn’t just a job or a company – Aperio is a family. We care about one another. We are collaborative, flexible and value trust and transparency. We encourage personal growth and development, practice recognition and hold one another accountable to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Ready to work with some of the industry’s greatest talent? Looking for a work-home where you can be challenged, heard and enjoy a sense of belonging? Consider applying for one of our current job openings today.

Current Job Openings

Full time – Remote anywhere in the US or office-based in Durham, NC

The Opportunity

The Associate Director, Clinical Trial Management is a risk-taker, a visionary, a critical thinker.  An expert focused on the oversight of all of our clinical activities. This is a dynamic role that requires synergistic collaboration with cross-functional project teams to ensure successful completion of projects in compliance with necessary regulations and company goals. We are looking for a leader, not just a people manager. This role reports to our COO.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will be responsible for the line management of and advocating for the clinical monitoring team (including CTMs and contract CRAs) as well as identifying current and future resourcing needs
  • You’ll become an SME in Aperio Clinical SOPs and spearhead continual process improvement of departmental SOPs, working practices, and policies
  • Oversight of clinical projects by providing support to the clinical teams to ensure quality, project deliverables, issue escalation and resolution
  • Collaborate with Risked Based Quality Management (RBQM) owner/SME to implement strategy and execution within clinical
  • Understand and advocate for data interpretation and analytics within clinical’s responsibilities
  • Represent and advocate for clinical in RFP budgets and Bid Defense meetings

What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • BS/BA degree with a minimum of 10 years of clinical operations experience, with at least 5 years in a CTM role
  • 13 years of direct experience in clinical operations may be accepted in lieu of a degree
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a leadership role, managing CTMs/CRAs
  • Prior clinical monitoring experience
  • Experience executing Risk Based Quality Management (RBQM) preferred
  • Expert knowledge of current ICH/GCP guidelines, CFR, and applicable country-specific regulations
  • Proficiency in computer applications (Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.), Electronic Data Capture (EDC), EMR, and CTMS
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Classification: 

This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.

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Full time – Remote anywhere in the US or office-based in Durham, NC

The Opportunity

The Senior Clinical Trial Manager (Sr. CTM) is a GCP expert. A critical thinker focused on the innovative execution of clinical trials. The Sr. CTM is not a line manager but does have strategic oversight of Aperio’s skilled contract CRAs. The Sr. CTM possesses a passion for sites and monitoring and an effortless ability to build trust and close-knit relationships. The Sr. CTM plays a vital role in the clinical trial process.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Serve as the primary clinical contact for both the sponsor and Aperio
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the clinical monitoring team, and at times you’ll have the opportunity to perform field assessment visits
  • Manage the clinical portion of the trial with a patient-centric approach
  • Identify potential risk, patient safety events and maintain oversight for data integrity
  • Provide monitoring oversight for assigned programs
  • Participate in the selection and activation of investigative sites
  • Review and track monitor’s visit reports
  • Drive site activation
  • Drive both patient recruitment and retention
  • Collaborate with PM and cross functional teams to accomplish milestones
  • Develop, coordinate, and deliver training to the clinical team
  • Contribute to the review of the protocol/study design, informed consent forms and design of case reports forms
  • Develop the Clinical Monitoring Plan and other monitoring tools
  • Collaborate with the Data Management team to identify data related issues and risks
  • Assist in the development of mitigation plans to minimize risk
  • Contribute to set up of adaptive risk monitoring system; apply a risk-based quality management mindset
  • Proudly represent Aperio in business development and corporate initiatives such as bid defenses, kick-off meetings, industry conferences, corporate lessons learned, etc.
  • Author study newsletters
  • Performs other duties as requested – do you like stepping outside the box?

What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • BS/BA degree required (health sciences preferred) with 8 years of experience in clinical research including 5 years in clinical trial management; OR
  • 12 years of experience in clinical research, including 7 years in clinical management, may be accepted in lieu of a BA or BS degree
  • At least 2 years as a Clinical Research Associate conducting on-site monitoring
  • Expertise with FDA regulations, GCP and ICH Guidelines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project) and technology (EDC, CTMS, eTMF)
  • Ability to travel, approximately 25%

Classification:

This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.

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Full time – Remote anywhere in the US or office-based in Durham, NC

 The Opportunity

The Manager, Clinical Data Management is a data management and people guru. This person is responsible for the strategic leadership of data management staff. We need a coach and mentor who lives to learn, share and help others grow. The Manager, Clinical Data Management is ultimately responsible for their teams’ projects and at times may lead a data management project of their own.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You’ll be a line manager over a dynamic team of clinical data professionals
  • Ensure projects are appropriately resourced
  • Identify and deliver team trainings
  • Represent data management in business development and corporate initiatives
  • You may manage a data management project
  • Problem solve, identify roadblocks and provide creative solutions
  • Management of study budgets
  • Clinical data and query review
  • Oversee system development and modifications
  • Create and maintain documentation for project(s) and department
  • Preforms other duties as requested – watch you grow!

What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • BA/BS degree required with 10 years of experience in clinical research (8 years in data management); OR
  • 12 years of experience in clinical research (10 years in data management) may be accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Strong working knowledge of electronic data capture systems (Medidata Rave preferred) and familiarity with regulatory guidelines on use of electronic systems
  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology, FDA regulations, ICH guidelines, and Good Clinical Practices and their application to clinical trials
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Classification:

This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.

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Full time – Remote anywhere in the US or office-based in Durham, NC

The Opportunity

The Principal (Lead) Clinical Data Manager is a problem solver. This is someone who is curious and an out-of-the box thinker. Our data management team never cut corners. Excellence is not just a word, it’s the measure for what this team does. At Aperio you won’t get moved from study to study, picking up pieces or cleaning up a mess. You will collaborate and build relationships with your sponsors. You are a leader.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will manage a data management project, what does that include:
    • Own your own studies and project deliverables
    • Identify roadblocks, overcome hurdles and provide solutions
    • Review budgets
  • You will manage clinical data and query review
  • Create the Data Review Plan
  • Issue queries and review query responses
  • Reconciliation (LAB, SAE, ECG, and other vendors)
  • You will oversee system development and modifications:
    • Draft the CRF design, edit check specification and DM listings
    • Manage all database build and modifications
  • You will create and maintain documentation for assigned projects
    • Data Management Plan, CRF Completion guidelines, Data Entry guidelines, Edit specifications, Reconciliation guidelines and Report specifications
    • Database release documentation
    • Project Specific SOPs/WPs
  • Performs other duties – what do you want to learn?

What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • BA/BS degree required with 10 years of experience in clinical research (8 years in data management); OR
  • 12 years of experience in clinical research (10 years in data management) may be accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite and strong working knowledge of electronic data capture systems (Medidata Rave preferred)
  • Knowledgeable in Clinical Research, ICH GCP and medical terminology
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Classification:

This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.

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