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Associate / Senior Associate- Veterinary Clinical Research Associate - Monitor

Zoetis, Inc
United States, Michigan, Kalamazoo
December 07, 2023

States considered: Michigan


Associate / Senior Associate

US Clinical Operations

Global Clinical Development, Statistics and Data Management

Veterinary Medicine Research & Development


The successful applicant embodies Zoetis' Core Beliefs: Our Colleagues Make The Difference, Always Do The Right Thing, Customer Obsessed, Run It Like You Own It, and We Are One Zoetis.

Within US Clinical Operations, the candidate will be assigned to one or more Project Teams and will have the following duties and responsibilities:

As a member of the clinical team, assist with coordination of all study activities, including start up, Investigator training, conduct, site monitoring and close out. These may include, but are not limited to:

* Assist in the preparation of study protocols, amendments, deviations, data capture forms, electronic data capture systems, test article documentation and study reports

* Collaborate with multiple internal partner groups to plan, coordinate, conduct, analyze, and report studies

* Conduct training of Investigators and other study site personnel

* Serve as the principal communication link between the Sponsor and study sites

* Maintain study files in accordance with SOPs and regulatory requirements

* Assist in data management processes including paper and electronic data capture, entry, review, tracking and verification utilizing electronic tools and centralized data management systems.

* Provide clinical updates to project teams and sub-teams

* Assist with or coordinate animal related study activities (i.e. clinical sampling, test material administration and clinical observations). May include minimal animal handling.

* Travel: approximately 10 - 40% on an annual basis. Variable, depending upon project status.


Minimum: Bachelor's degree

Desirable: Master's degree

Work Experience/Skills:


* Two years' experience in companion animal medicine or livestock industry, a biological science area, a veterinary technician position, or research experience in an academic institution or the pharmaceutical industry.

* Ability to work both as a member of a team and independently in a self-directed and self-motivated manner.

* Excellent skills in the following competencies: organizing, planning, time management, quality, attention to detail.

* Well-developed critical thinking skills with the ability to learn on the fly and problem solve.

* Excellent interpersonal skills with very good written and oral communication skills.

* Competence with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams).


* Experience and interest in working with livestock including cattle, swine and/or poultry, as well as companion animals, including horses.

* Previous experience in a research environment and/or prior experience in research/product development in the animal health industry.

* Understanding of Good Clinical Practice and/or Good Laboratory Practices.

* Experience conducting/monitoring studies to Good Clinical Practice and/or Good Laboratory Practice standards.

* Previous experience in the preparation of regulatory submissions.

* Competence with electronic data capture, eClinical software or remote communication tools.

Full time Regular Colleague

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