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How beneficial is the Clinical Research sector in terms of Career Prospectus and Job Opportunities?


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RE: How beneficial is the Clinical Research sector in terms of Career Prospectus and Job Opportunities?

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As the name suggests, it is a type of study one undertakes to understand the newly discovered drugs in human subjects to produce data. It helps in discovering and verifying the Pharmacological, Clinical or adverse and unwanted effects of those new drugs with the objective of ensuring safety and efficacy of the drug. People interested in this profession needs to be higher passionate about the pharmaceutical industry and the world of medicines.

The Career Prospects In Clinical Research

The clinical trials market worldwide is worth over USD 26 billion and the industry has employed an estimated 2,10,000 people in the US & over 70,000 in the UK, and that form one-third of the total research and development staff. There are more than 2,50,000 positions vacant globally & salaries vary in the region of approximately USD 40,000 per annum for a Clinical Research Coordinator. A career in Clinical Research offers excellent job opportunities in USA, Europe, Singapore & India. India is going to be the hub of clinical trials.

Vast Job Opportunities Is The Interesting Thing About The Sector

Clinical research is having a wide scope for various career prospects in different areas. One can find various career options depending upon his area of interest and type of clinical research. One can apply in the follow fields:

  • Biotechnology
  • PRO (Patient Recruitment Organizations)
  • Clinical data management
  • CRO(Contract Research Organizations)
  • Logistics and courier services
  • Research sites
  • Auditing of clinical trials
  • Government Agencies
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Medical Device Companies
  • Medical writing
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Central lab
  • Regulatory affairs

 

Everyone Gets An Opportunity To Be In The Profession

  • For Doctors: Principal Investigators / Co-investigator / Medical Advisor / Drug Developers / Regulatory Affairs Manager / Clinical Research Physician

 

  • For Paramedics, Pharmacists & Life Science Graduates: Medical Writers / Clinical Research Associates / Site coordinators / Clinical Research Manager / Drug Development Associates / Clinical Data Management / Pharamcovigilance Executive / Clinical Trail analyst / Drug Reviewer / Drug Safety Physician & many more

 

  • For Management Professionals: (with Life Science/Health Science background) Business Development / Clinical Project Management / Clinical Research Management / Regulatory Affairs

 

  • Some of the regular recruiters: Accenture, Cipla, Clinigene, CliniRx, Clinisys, Cognizant, Excel Lifesciences, Global Spectrum, Jubilant, iGate, Indegene Life Systems, Manipal Accunova, Neeman, Nicholas Piramal, Novartis, Panacea, Quintiles, Ranbaxy, Sanofi-Aventis, Siro Clinpharm, TCS & more

 

  • Clinical Research Associates: To monitor clinical trials, ensure compliance with clinical trial protocol, checks clinical sites activities, make on-site visits, CRFs

 

  • Clinical Research Investigators: Conduct BA/BE studies, writing / revising SOP, review of protocols, investigator's brochures, ICF & CRFs Protocol, CRF & ICF preparations plans and conduct of BA/BEIER/IRB affairs-GC.

 

  • Study Coordinators: Provides safety & protection while collecting & managing the study data.

 

  • Data Manager / Biostatistician: Design, study & predict the seriousness of the disease, seriousness of the disease, evaluate new treatment and effectiveness of medication, participate in research design, data collection, choosing & implementing appropriate methodologies, interpreting the results.

 

  • Regulatory Affairs Managers: Review & registration of documents, evaluation of technical data, liaison with regulatory authorities.

 

  • Clinical Trials Auditors: Conducts audits for regulatory function within the trial department to assure compliance with GLP/GCP in accordance with established FDA regulations and company policies & standard operating procedure.

 

  • Clinical Research Managers: Manage, supervise, train, mentor clinical research staff, approve investigator’s study, budget & contract, review & approve regulatory documents, develop protocol, approve CRFs, review study data

 

  • Business Development Manager: Identify potential clients; establish business relations, responsible for meeting new clients, following up on leads, market research.

 

  • Drug Safety Associate: Manage & relay drug safety information, maintain current knowledge of global drug safety regulations, summarize clinical safety data, write narratives with medical input, report SADRs to Regulatory Authorities, participate in training on drug safety issues & another task under drug safety.

 

  • Medical Writer: Documentation, manuscripts, abstracts, external communication tools

 

  • Clinical Data Manager: Ensures the accuracy & consistency of data prepared for regulatory bodies for reporting purpose.

 

  • Others: Auditors, Quality Assurance, Patents & IP Related position

 

Major sectors of clinical research:

Clinical research is a field in which one can get various job options to kickstart his career. One can get the job at entry level positions, managerial positions, associates, medical writers, research scientists and more depending upon his academic qualification, skills and experience. One can get employed in the following fields:

  • CRO(Contract Research Organizations)
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Medical Device Companies
  • Biotechnology
  • PRO (Patient Recruitment Organizations)
  • Clinical data management
  • Medical writing
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Central lab
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Logistics and courier services
  • Research sites
  • Auditing of clinical trials
  • Government Agencies
  • IT Companies
  • Hospitals
  • Site Management Organization
  • Wellness Organization etc.

 

ICRI Is A Leader in Clinical Research

ICRI has associated its name with over 2500+ different industry partners in various hospital and research related fields all over the world. University promotes the celebration of several festivals and sports and cultural activities that encourage young minds to engage in an all-round development. University is spread over 45 acres of lush green land located very near to the Bengaluru International Airport & 52 acres in Delhi. All programs are fully residential. The infrastructural pride of the University is its Library. Digital library is fully wi-fi enabled campus.

Unique Features:

  • India is going to be the hub of clinical trials
  • Starting salary of ICRI’ians is 4 to 7 lacs
  • 100% Placements with ICRI
  • Career progression in Clinical Research

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