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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 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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Full time – Remote anywhere in the US

The Opportunity

The Sr. CRA is an excellent communicator with a strong sense of urgency. They’re a dynamic individual, a problem solver by nature, who loves all things monitoring and effortlessly builds relationships! This is not a ‘road warrior’ role, as travel will ebb and flow, but when needed the Sr. CRA needs to be able to travel nationwide. As a Sr. CRA with Aperio, you are responsible for all aspects of clinical site monitoring and full site management for all assigned clinical sites.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You’ll be independently conducting clinical monitoring to assure subject rights and safety, IP accountability, data integrity and training compliance/regulatory review
  • You’ll be responsible for full site management, patient recruitment, supporting the site in overcoming challenges and maintaining effective and timely ongoing communication with sites
  • Perform all tasks required for onsite or remote data monitoring
  • Drive query resolution within agreed timelines
  • Critically evaluate the ongoing adequacy of investigator sites, including site staff qualifications, facilities, equipment and performance
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for all things clinical monitoring, mentoring and sharing expertise
  • Perform other duties as requested

What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • BS/BA degree required (health sciences preferred) with 5 years of experience in on-site clinical monitoring; OR
  • 8 years of clinical research experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Recent experience monitoring oncology studies is a must
  • Strong knowledge of current ICH/GCP guidelines, CFR and applicable country specific regulations
  • Proficient in computer applications including Microsoft Office, EDC, EMR, CTMS, and etc.
  • Strong critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of how clinical research centers operate along with the ability to guide site personnel through issue resolution
  • Ability to travel nationwide, on average approximately 50%

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 Sr. PM is passionate about delivering the highest quality clinical trials on time and within budget. But at Aperio it’s not just about the budget, it’s about doing what’s right for the patients and our sponsors. The Sr. PM will be a critical thinker, able to develop and implement strategy, cultivate collaboration, embrace responsibility and raise the bar! The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the successful planning, implementation and execution of clinical trials.

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will ensure that projects are conducted on time and within budget, while meeting top quality expectations
  • Develop and implement the project management plan
  • Manage the contract and budget including the overall study timelines
  • Serve as the main point of contact for your sponsors, providing exceptional customer service
  • Collaborate cross functionally
  • Stay on top of resourcing and performance of the study team
  • Ensure training requirements are met
  • Conduct risk mitigation and management
  • Responsible for collaborating with business development & proposals team to develop winning strategies
  • Vendor management
  • Ensure quality and content of the Trial Master File (TMF)
  • Serves as a mentor for other PMs and Aperio staff
  • Advocate for Aperio and champion of the company

What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • BA or BS with 8 years of experience in clinical research, including 5 years in project management; OR
  • 7 years in project management may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • Strong critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to independently lead, manage and motivate a high performing study team
  • Ability to independently manage workload and prioritize tasks
  • Strong communication skills verbal, written and presentation
  • Expertise with FDA regulations, GCP and ICH Guidelines and other country regulations as required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project) and technology (EDC, CTMS)
  • 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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Aperio Clinical Outcomes provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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