Clinical Scientist

June 28 2019
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Clinical data - Statistics - Biostatistics, Clinical research
Montreal, QC

The Clinical Scientist is responsible for authoring or contributing to development of clinical and regulatory documents (synopsis, study protocols, statistical analysis plans, clinical study reports), as well as scientific publications. The Clinical Scientist may also act as a project manager for investigator- initiated studies.


More specifically, the Clinical Scientist:

  • Develops and writes clinical study protocols.
  • Reviews Statistical Analysis Plans.
  • Interprets and analyzes study data.
  • Writes clinical study reports.
  • Performs quality control review of documents prepared by other team members.
  • Prepares scientific abstracts, posters, and manuscripts.

In addition, the Clinical Scientist may act as a project manager for investigator-initiated studies:

  • Coordinates and conducts study start-up activities ;
  • Selects and manages vendors ;
  • Communicates with clients and clinical sites ;
  • Ensures that studies are conducted according to timelines and budget ;
  • Selects clinical sites and may perform monitoring activities;
  • Participates actively to data review ;
  • Generates and analyses tables, listings and graphs on clinical data.
  • Performs other related tasks.


  • Sc. in a related field of study;
  • PhD is an asset;
  • Experience in clinical research;
  • Relevant experience in writing clinical documents such as study protocol and study reports;
  • Relevant experience in analyzing and reporting study data;
  • Understanding of statistics is a definite asset;
  • Bilingual (French and English) with excellent oral and written skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point;
  • Quick learner, goof adaptability and versatile.
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