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DMimi in Johannesburg, South Africa

Working in USA as SR/Principle Clinical Research Associate- Visa/work permit sponsor

I'm BPharm graduate who has been working as CRA since 2006. I've spent 4 years working in the USA (through intra-company transfer) and had to...

Aleksandra Rajtar in Tarnów, Poland

Updated 15 months ago

New Opening for a CRA in Hawaii - 1 Reply

Regional CRA Position Open in Hawaii. I3 Pharma Resourcing is looking for a Regional CRA in Hawaii to work on a contract project with a multinational...

SLS20783 in College Park, Maryland

Updated 15 months ago

Masters in Clinical Research - 326 Replies

I am a Clinical Research Associate within Merck & Co., Inc.. I would like to know if there are any good schools to get my masters in public...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 16 months ago

Advancement possibilities of CRA - 6 Replies

I have recently been given the opportunity to a CRA position, however I am curious to the positions that CRA opens up to. From what I have gathered,...

madhavi mishra in San Francisco, California

Updated 16 months ago

I am a Senior CRA... How do I get into Project Management? - 13 Replies

Hello everyone. So far, I've progressed into clinical research the typical way: -Nursing experience (1 year) -Bachelor of Science in life...

Jasmine in Delhi, India

Updated 17 months ago

CRA/Drug Safety Associate jobs in USA - 2 Replies

I have 3 years and 7 months of work experience as a Drug Safety Associate in India and I have also completed B.Pharmacy plus Msc in Clinical Research...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 17 months ago

SoCRA CCRP Examination Prep Question - 3 Replies

I will be taking the CCRP exam in October and I was wondering if anyone had taken it recently and have some beneficial advice on how to prepare...

Ernie S. in Lafayette, California

Updated 17 months ago

Has anyone ever taken the one day course of SoCRA certification exam? Is it worth to take? - 7 Replies

I wonder if I should to take the one-day course provided by SOCRA before the test, which charge $295 US dollars. Is it useful for passing the exam?...

Ernie S. in Lafayette, California

Updated 17 months ago

Need SOCRA certification advice - 2 Replies

I wanted advice on how to best prepare for the SOCRA CRA certification exam. I was planning on taking it in September which gives me two months of...

Derek in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CRA Weekly - A New Blog

Hello, I've created a blog to discuss all things CRA - whether it be for individuals looking to become a CRA or for those experienced CRAs with...

monika in Pune, India

Updated 17 months ago

Clinical research Careers in India -- Current Scenario - 154 Replies

Hype or Substance.?????? Going by various reports in the Internet it would seem that The Clinical Research Revolution in India has begun. As for...

KM in Murrieta, California

Updated 17 months ago

Entry Level CRA Salary - 7 Replies

So I was lucky enough to be interviewed (2 phone, 1 f2f) by one of the big CROs looking to hire entry-level CRAs. What should I expect in terms of...

Ernie S. in Concord, California

Updated 17 months ago

Career Change Advice - 16 Replies

Hi, Has anyone ever completed this CRA training program I wanted to get some feedback.

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 17 months ago

Best way to gain experience? - 3 Replies

Hi guys! I am a recent college grad with a B.S. in chemistry. I'm wanting to work on clinical trails as a CRA but have no idea what path is best...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 18 months ago

academia to industry - 3 Replies

Hi, I've been a clinical research coordinator for over 4 years at an academic institution. I was contacted by a recruiter about a senior clinical...

SAE4ME in Maryland

Updated 18 months ago

Career after CRA/PM - 1 Reply

Many of us who have been in the clinical research industry as CRA, CTAs or PMs are now wondering what to do next. I mean, not in terms of progression...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 19 months ago

Why get CRA certification. - 1 Reply

Are there any PRACTICAL reasons to receive ACRP or SOCRA certification. Other than having a feather in your cap, has anyone experience any tangible...

Wantedandlisted in Kiev, Ukraine

Clinical Trials job opportunities in Canada or Great Lakes region

Hi everyone )) My future wife and me plan to move to Canada through Manitoba or Quebec provincial programs. That means we will have Canada's PR...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 22 months ago

CRA Certification in USA- The Definitive Thread - 2 Replies

Looking at some of these forums I've seen a lot of questions and misconceptions about CRA certification What is CRA certification? -A process by...

SAE4ME in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 22 months ago

Men in Clinical research? - 8 Replies

I am set to graduate soon with a BSCR and I have noticed a large amount of woman in this major. I don't mean to sound sexiest I am just curious if...

Shimra in Perth, Australia

Updated 22 months ago

CRA course in australia? - 4 Replies

hi all, i am a Pharmacy graduate and soon will graduate as an RN. i want to pursue career as CRA. could anybody please tell me where can i find...

Mather in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 23 months ago

Best way to break into a clinical position - 12 Replies

I have taken two different online "CRA" courses and have 10 years of laboratory experience but can not seem to get a foot in the door to work in a...

ck in Lowell, Massachusetts

Updated 24 months ago

The Master's degree- The worst $25k a CRA can spend? - 3 Replies

I got a Master's degree a few years ago as a Senior CRA and since adding the MS to my name, I really haven't seen any returns on my investment. I...

Andrew in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 24 months ago

Clinical Research Coordinator - Training - Exam prep - 16 Replies

Hi, If anyone is having problems with compliance at the site or needs assistance in preparing for their exam, I.E. CCRC, CCRP, CCRA. Please feel...

D Sager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 25 months ago

Entry-Level CRA Job Openings anyone? - 4 Replies

Hello, I'm a recent graduate with a Masters in Biomedical Science (focus on Clinical Research Management). I also have about 3 years experience in...

Paula in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 27 months ago

Freelancer CRA Options? - 1 Reply

Hello everybody, I used to work like a CRC for the last two years. Now I want to become a CRA but there are no available positions at the moment. I...

Ted in Ridgewood, New Jersey

Updated 27 months ago

CRA interview prep - 1 Reply

Hi! Can anyone kindly help me please. I have an interview on 29th October 2013 for a CRA position in an NHS facility and would some help...


Updated 28 months ago

career opportunities in clinical research - 1 Reply

Hi, I have 3+ years CRC and CRA experience and am looking to advance my career. I wanted to know what other job titles are available in the...

Patrick in Montréal, Quebec

Updated 28 months ago

Mechanical engineer + biomedical certificate with medical devices exp. wants to be a CRA (clinical research associate) - 3 Replies

Hello there, I'm from Montreal and I am an mechanical engineer who owns also a biomedical certificate (with few master courses). I've been working...

Patrick in Montréal, Quebec

Updated 28 months ago

Looking for CRA position - 2 Replies

Hi, I have recently moved to montreal and I am looking for a CRA position. I am 2 years experienced CRA in europe (HIV, pediatrics - phase III...

Mather in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 29 months ago

Advice for a newly graduate on the pursuit of becoming a CRA? - 3 Replies

I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in genetics and have ~8 months of laboratory experience in an academic lab...

sleeplessinseattle in Seattle, Washington

Updated 29 months ago

EL CRA Training CRO Programs - 7 Replies

I would definitely appreciate any insight to the CROs and 1) how often they conduct their hiring for Entry Level CRAs and 2)if they are conducted in...


Updated 29 months ago

Experience but No CRA Certification- Getting the job? - 211 Replies

Hi I have 4 years experience in clinical research as a clinical research project coordinator/project mananger for a CRO. I am looking to advance my...

Martina in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Updated 30 months ago

Switching from PM in Clinical research in Academia to industry - 2 Replies is my conundrum...I am currently a Clinical Research PM in the academic hospital and have been here for a few years now. I have a master...

Hussam sh in manhattan, New York

Updated 30 months ago

Why is it so difficult to find a CRA job? Hoping recruiters to answer... - 12 Replies

I understand that a significant level of professionalism, knowledge, and experience must be need to work in a field that involves human safety....

jules in Scottsbluff, Nebraska

RN wanting different job, CRA, or Pharmaceutical Rep

RN with Clinical Research Coordinator training & work experience, interested in a CRA position, or job related. What do I do to find these and get...

RJ in Sunnyvale, California

Updated 31 months ago

Where does a CRA begin - 38 Replies

I have a 4 year Science degree and i am certified CRA. I have the academic bacground but have very little industry experience. How does a person like...

Anon Salary

Updated 31 months ago

Let's talk money! - 8 Replies

I just interviewed for a cra position- 60-80% non local travel- home base in Cincinnati. Can anyone give me ideas on what typical pay would/could...

Sheila in Crossville, Tennessee

Updated 32 months ago

CRA jobs in South America - 59 Replies

Hi Do you know about CRA positions in South America (pharmaceutical companies or CROs)? Thanks

anonymous in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 32 months ago

CRA Workload - 2 Replies

Hello fellow CRAs, I was hoping to get some insight as to the workload at other companies. I am currently working at a smaller CRO and am...

Viet Bui in Orlando, Florida

Updated 32 months ago

Medical school withdrawl with a good background in medical research need help finding job. - 4 Replies

Hi, I am recently withdrew from medical school and would like to find a job in medical or clinical research but don't know what job I really fit for...

Jersey in Thompson, Connecticut

Updated 33 months ago

Anyone contemplating a lateral move from CRA yet within the industry? - 3 Replies

So I've been a Senior/Lead CRA for ~ seven years now, for two of the big CROs. I'm starting to think about my next career move, I don't want to be...

maria oret in quezon city, Philippines

medical technologist to clinical research associate

Hi, I am an inexperienced medical technologist here in the Philippines and i'd like to become a clinical research associate. I have no idea how to....


Updated 34 months ago

Interested in CRA career - 3 Replies

I have a bachelors in Biology, I am taking graduate courses in the biomedical field, but I dont think I will be getting the masters. My question...

sumeetkumar in Scarborough, Ontario

clinical research training in toronto

I strongly recommend oxford college. It,s the best

Lorena81 in London, United Kingdom

Updated 35 months ago

Help about getting a CRA job in UK? - 1 Reply

Hi people! I have no experience and no CRA Certification but I want to find a job in this field. I have a PhD in biochemistry and biomedicine. Do...

L in Keego Harbor, Michigan

Updated 35 months ago

CRA Networking on - 38 Replies

I am the founder of We are a private, CRA only, social and professional networking site. We have close to 800 Active CRA's on the site...

TJ in Mumbai, India

Updated 36 months ago

Clinical research Opportunities abroad - 1 Reply

Hey Guys, This is Varun. Currently working as a Clinical research Coordinator, for a medical device trial. Have got over an year and a half...

Magi in Worcester, Massachusetts

Updated 36 months ago

Do I need to become a RN for clinical research? - 3 Replies

Hi everyone, I am a recent MPH graduate (Master of Public Health) and I am really interested in pursing a career in clinical research. However, I...

Kurapika in Santa Monica, California

Updated 39 months ago

Recruiters - CRA positions - 11 Replies

Hi, I had a lengthy phone interview with a recruiter at a big CRO, and all seemed to go very well throughout our talk. The recruiter had...

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