• Start-up Associate

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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    Clinical Pharmacology
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  • Job Overview

    Start-up Associate


    Job Summary


    A career at Covance provides our employees the unique chance to create an immediate impact and difference in our patient’s lives. Joining Covance will offer a rewarding career, an opportunity to work in a high-energy & collaborative work place, along with access to comprehensive benefits. As an employee your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting. Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner.


    We are currently hiring a Start-up Associate for our pharmacology site in Madison, WI.


    The Study Start-up Associate will be the primary contact and liaison with investigative sites during study maintenance and (when assigned) during site start-up (SSU).


    This is your opportunity to have an exciting career while making a difference in people’s lives.


    Essential Job Duties


    Additional Job Responsibilities include:

    • Collect required investigator and regulatory documents to ensure EC applications are made within the timelines agreed with project management and SU team
    • Ensure documents are filed and systems are updated on an ongoing basis - making
    • Covance ready for an audit at any time
    • Collect and track regulatory & investigator documents required for effective and compliant study
    • site activation and maintenance
    • Ensure that all assigned maintenance and start up activities are on track
    • Follow up with sites in order to ensure documents required are collected in a timely manner
    • Update study documents when there are changes in study personnel/study amendments
    • Contribute to the preparation of submissions to IRB/IEC
    • Ensure high quality site documents are filed in the TMF in a timely manner according to study



    • University/College degree preferred
    • Certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriate accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology) in lieu of degree


    • Working knowledge of ICH, FDA, IRB/IEC and other applicable regulations/guidelines
    • Demonstrated basic understanding of the clinical trial process

    Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.


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