Clinical Scientist Job in Home Counties

Ben Traies at CK Clinical is looking for a Clinical Scientist to join a successful pharmaceutical company based in the Home Counties.

The role:

In this wide ranging and rewarding role, you will be providing clinical science expertise to the management of studies from inception, initiation and conduct, through to their evaluation and reporting.


  • Developing clinical trial protocols and associated documents and working cross-functionally to initiate studies.
  • Advising and training your Operations colleagues and study site staff, and act as a trouble-shooter and expert on clinical and medical issues.
  • Providing science support to investigational sites and study monitors. Participating in the ongoing review and interpretation of study data, in the reporting process for serious adverse events and providing clinical input to the final reports once studies are complete.

You will use your communication skills to prepare study results for presentation to peers and for publications, poster presentations and scientific meetings. You will liaise with appropriate departments to define the timing of discussion with the FDA and other regulatory bodies, will work cross functionally on the content of submissions, and will assist in the preparation of clinical progress reports for regulatory agencies before they are reviewed by line managers.

Working in a close-knit, friendly and professional team, you will have the opportunity to oversee the day to day activities of Clinical Science Assistants/Associates, so previous line management experience would be an advantage.

In return, the company offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme plus a range of other excellent benefits you would expect from a leading organization, including 25 day’s holiday and a genuine commitment to career development and progression.

The ideal candidate:

To be successful in this role you will have a first degree in the Life Sciences and, preferably, an advanced degree (e.g. PhD) and will have experience in virological/infectious diseases, with viral hepatitis being an advantage.

In addition, you will be able to demonstrate your competence in medical research in the pharmaceutical industry or an academic environment including contributing to clinical study reports and high level of experience in review and interpretation of clinical trial data from Phase II and/or III studies. That experience should have equipped you with a strong knowledge of the whole drug development process, from start to end.

Your interpersonal and communication skills will enable you to work well with your clinical science colleagues and as part of a wider Study Management Team, where your colleagues may be located at other sites. Fluent in English, you will be able to demonstrate your written and verbal communication skills through your experience preparing documentation and presentation materials.

Working as part of a global development team and on international projects, you will be willing and able to travel.

How to apply:

If you would like to hear more about this Clinical Scientist role with a rapidly growing company please call (+44) 1438 870021 and speak to Ben Traies or email your cv to

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