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​Clinical Research Associate​

AO Foundation

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​Clinical Research Associate​


AO Foundationis a medically-guided non-profit organization led by an international group of surgeons specialized in the treatment of trauma and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Founded in 1958 by 13 visionary surgeons, AO today fosters one of the most extensive networks of currently more than 16,000 surgeons, operating room personnel, and scientists in over 100 countries.

AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation (AOCID)conducts multicenter clinical studies to document the safety and effectiveness of fracture treatment in the field of medical devices, and promotes the application of evidence-based orthopedic surgery by research and teaching.

We are looking for a motivated person to join our team in
Dübendorf/Davos, Switzerland, as:

Clinical Research Associate

As a Clinical Research Associate, you will coordinate the administration and processes of a particular clinical trial on behalf of a sponsor with the support of the relevant project manager.

You will:

  • Be the primary contact for the clinical sites, the investigators and the study team onsite.
  • Support the clinical sites in preparing documents required for local approval and regular reports to the ethics commission.
  • Ensure that all necessary trial materials are in place and that the investigator and site study team know exactly what has to be done to make the trial successful.
  • Monitor the trial throughout its duration.
  • Visit the study centers to check the patient-related data, resolving any possible problems and ensuring that all patient datasets are complete
  • Be responsible for the cleaning of the collected data and quality checks.
  • Prepare clinical data for analysis.
  • Report all activities and quality parameters to the project manager.

For this position, you need to have a degree in nursing or similar medical background (MTA, etc.), and you should be at ease with administrative and coordination tasks. Some experience in the field of clinical research is an added advantage. Excellent communication skills, fluency in English and a good understanding of German are basic requirements. A structured and organized approach to work and knowledge of the usual PC applications are prerequisites, and it is essential to be customer orientated and possess the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams.

We offer you the chance to cooperate with teams of physicians and scientists as you conduct versatile tasks in an international environment. A dynamic workplace, international travel, further education as well as modern employment conditions are all part of this attractive package.

If you feel you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please send your complete dossier (motivation letter, CV, reference letters, certificates) to:

AO Foundation
Petra Schubert, HR Business Partner
Stettbachstrasse 6
8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland