Usona Institute, a non-profit medical research organization founded in 2014, conducts and supports biochemical and clinical research to further the understanding of the therapeutic effects of psilocybin and other consciousness-expanding medicines. Our focus is on alleviating depression and anxiety in people for whom current medical treatments fall short in offering relief and a better quality of life.
The In-House Clinical Research Associate (CRA) will assist with providing clinical trial coordination support and implementing clinical operational and clinical therapeutic plans and projects in accordance with organizational SOPs and ICH/GCP standards. The primary responsibilities of the CRA are to help develop, execute, and manage assigned aspects of the organization’s clinical trials in conjunction with the Clinical Operations and Clinical Therapeutics teams. The ideal candidate will have industry experience as a CTA or CRA with a Sponsor organization and demonstrate a drive and interest in bridging their clinical operations background with the unique demands of psychedelic research, which includes the work of clinical facilitation.
This position is located in Madison, WI. Ideal candidates will be located in or around Madison or be willing to relocate within 6 months.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Master’s degree in instructional design, organizational development, or similar degree.
At least 2+ years of relevant work experience and a Bachelor’s or higher degree in a relevant scientific discipline.
Must have a demonstrated working knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines, and FDA regulations.
Well-organized and detail-oriented, with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated skills in internal and external collaboration among cross-functional teams, vendors, and scientific and clinical advisors.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment and exhibits initiative with a positive and proactive approach.
Ability to travel 25% of the time.
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Diversity is important at Usona. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
As a non-profit medical research organization committed to Open Science, we play a unique role in the rapidly expanding field of psychedelic research, and welcome applicants who are motivated by our mission and wish to make a positive difference in the world.