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Hardik in Bharuch, India

Updated 32 months ago


I completed my CRA/CRC Pofessional Development Program recently.I have a BS in Biological Sciences and an MS in Health Services Administration. I...

Iain Logan in Reading, United Kingdom

Clinical Research Career Path

Hi all, I was just hoping someone could give me some guidance here. I have completed my undergraduate degree in Bioscience from a UK top 10...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 32 months ago

Are most CRA positions field based? - 1 Reply

Hello! I'm interested in becoming a CRA but I can't seem to find a lot of information about this field in my country, much less in the city where I...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 32 months ago

M.S. in CRA vs CRM? - 1 Reply

Hi, I am graduating in December with my B.S. in Biochemistry. I have almost one years experience working as a senior lab tech doing DNA research....

Wishfulthinking in Chicago, Illinois

As a career, how do you rate CRA.

1 alright, 10 the best decision I've ever made

Cal in Great Neck, New York

Updated 33 months ago

How to get entry level job in clinical research? - 1 Reply

Hi. I have masters in pharmaceutical sciences from foreign university.I would like to start career as CRA. No previous experience in the field. How...

Josh Simon in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

A couple of unofficial training resources

I wanted to draw your attention to a couple of resources I have just put up on the web for those that deal with or wish to become CRA's: First...

CRA in Montréal, Quebec

Difference between working for a CRO vs hospital in CRA or CRC

can you please share which would be more rewarding to work for which pay more, and which has more secure job

Sara in Montréal, Quebec

Please help CTAs CRCs and CRAs -work in a hospital or CRO organization which is better please help

I have a Bsc. in chemistry and just got my CCRP recently on feb. I am looking for jobs but no luck, so I joined a community where they will put me...

Yukiko in Nishinomiya, Japan

Can I get work permission of UK as a CRA

I'm starting to work as a CRA in Japan. I also want to work in UK after getting experiences. I wonder if I'll be able to get work permission in UK...

Study_coordinator in Knoxville, Tennessee

Updated 35 months ago

Getting a CRA position right out of college - 29 Replies

Is it realistic to obtain a CRA position with only a B.S in Biology? I just graduated, and one of my contacts is pushing me to submit my resume for...

Zoey in Taiwan

Updated 36 months ago

Hong Kong CRA Experience in Canada/USA - 19 Replies

Hi all, I am educated in Canada and became a CRA in Hong Kong (trained by an international CRO) for 2.5 years already. What are the chances for me...

kas4520 in Orlando, Florida

Updated 36 months ago

Breaking into Clinical Research Management from Academia - 1 Reply

I have a B.A in Neuroscience and I am about to acquire my M.S. in Neuroscience and Physiology. I am very interested in pursuing a career in Clinical...

sara in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 36 months ago

I am sick of seeking a job in Clinical Research - 8 Replies

Hi I am sick of looking for a job in clinical research, I have a BSC. in chemistry and recent certified CCRP, ICH and GCP guidelines is everyone had...

ij in Wilmington, California

Updated 36 months ago

Clinical Research Associate from Germany - relocating to the US - 1 Reply

Dear All, I am in the clinical research business since 8 years now, two as a Study Nurse (including deputy ward manager) and six years as a CRA. I...

ij in Wilmington, California

Updated 36 months ago

CTA vs CRA - 3 Replies

Could some one help me clarify the distinction between clinical trial assistant and clinical research associate? What is the pay difference? And is...

Lost-Love in Johannesburg, South Africa

Updated 37 months ago

Salary for CRA in USA & immigration charges for Indian citizen - 32 Replies

Dear Folks, Can anybody guide me about the standard salary for CRA position in USA.? Also throw some light on type of required work visa and...

yochingchen in Taipei, Taiwan

Would the job "Contract Associate" be a plus for pursuing a CRA position in the future?

Hi everyone. I have a Master degree in Molecular Medicine, and have 2 month of internship experience in a generic pharma, also experience in...

Raj in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 38 months ago

what are the chances i can get a working visa if I apply as CRA in the US or Canada? - 13 Replies

I graduated BS Biology and General Practioner in industrial setting, but i want to try working as CRA either in US or canada because of salary but i...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 38 months ago

Possible to get hired to be a CRA with a DWI? - 5 Replies

Hey everyone! I was wondering if anyone knows if having a dwi on your record will stop you from being hired as a CRA? Especially with the NJ law that...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 40 months ago

Clinical Research Associate - 1 Reply

I'm looking into the field of research after graduating from a US based medical school and doing a year of transitional residency. I have decided...

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 41 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...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 41 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 42 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 42 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 42 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 42 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 42 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 43 months ago

Clinical research Careers in India -- Current Scenario - 151 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 43 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...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 43 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 44 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...

SDV-er in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 44 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 47 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 48 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 48 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 49 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 49 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...

D Sager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 50 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 53 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 53 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 54 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 54 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 54 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 54 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 54 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 55 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...

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