Networking and job opportunities in clinical research

29 janvier 2014 § Poster un commentaire


CRAC networking dinner MONTREAL, last call

Join the Clinical Research Association of Canada on January 30th from 6:00 pm for dinner and a presentation from Dr. Farida Dabouz (Senior Director, Biostatistics, Inflamax Research). A unique educational experience not to be missed!

CRAC dinner meetings in Montreal will be held at Novotel Montreal Airport, 2599 Boul. Alfred-Nobel, St. Laurent H4S 2G1.  Call the hotel at (514) 337-3222  for the bus shuttle

Come and learn from an expert biostatistician on how they apply their knowledge and techniques to determine key factors in the design of protocols.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understanding the importance of statistics in clinical trials.
2. Strategies for translating objectives into appropriate outcome measures, for choosing statistical methods, randomization and sample size.
3. Strategies for defining the “right” data to answer the clinical trial objectives

*CRAC Members: $50
*Non-Members: $75
*At the door: $80 (regardless of membership status – please register ahead of time!)
*Students: $50 (register on-line, chose « pay at door » & bring student ID to show at desk)

Register online today:


 Job opportunity: Clinical Trial Assistant, SMO project

The first meeting of the candidates to volunteer as Clinical Trial Assistants in the Site management organization (SMO) Clinical Research ACCESS affiliated to CRA School will be held on Friday, Jan. 31 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in room 601-3 at 6767 ch. de la Côte-des-neiges

Qualified professionals with the following experience are needed for a future Phase I study on infectious diseases:

–          Good knowledge of ICH GCP and Canada/FRSQ regulations
–          Experience in design of Protocol and Investigation brochure, or
–          Experience in preparation of Clinical trial application in Quebec
–          Design of CRF and other trial related documentation
–          Investigator and patients recruitment, study start-up
–          Experience in infectious diseases (malaria) is a plus
–          Registered nurse or phlebotomy certificate is a plus
–          Functional bilingualism in French and English

The objective of the SMO project is to provide the 1st Canadian job to CRA School graduates or GCP trained professionals who join the program. It is an addition to the e-CRO internship in the frame of the CRA/CRC/CRP Certification and Job Insertion program. The coop placement is on competitive basis depending on qualification and invested pro bono hours.


 Clinical Research Job Insertion program: weekly consultations

Note that in 2014 the weekly consultations of the Job Insertion program are not provided anymore on Mondays, but every Friday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in room 601-3 at 6767 Cote-des-neiges.

To schedule an individual consultation in another day and time of your convenience, please contact directly the Program coordinator Mr S. Kristof at (514) 961-9351 or at


 Clinical Research Career Day

The first Clinical Research Career Day for 2014 will be held on Thirsday, Feb. 6, 2014  from 6:00 PM in the Jean Brebeuf College at 3200 Ch. de la côte Ste-Catherine, Montréal, H3T 1C1, room 1.122

Working in Regulatory Affairs. Professions, job requirements, how to get in, my experience
Patricia Smith, PhD, RAC, Regulatory Affairs Consultant at Otsuka Pharmaceutical

What is a Site Management Organization (SMO) and a Contract Research Organization (CRO)
Svet Kristof, MSc, CCRA, Managing Director of Access Clinical Research SMO

Number of places limited to 35. Please register in advance to cra. career. days @ gmail .  com

Use the side entry from avenue Decelles. Free parking. Metro University of Montréal, go down aside the HEC, the college is on your left, in front of the Ste-Justine hospital.


 CRAC networking dinner, TORONTO:6 Feb 2014, 6:00 PM Delta Toronto Airport West Hotel,

 CRO-Sponsor Relationships Speaker: David Selkirk, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Executive

The relationship between the pharma or biotech client and the service providers can be amazing… or not. Join us when David, who has decades of experience, describes the relationships and how to improve them.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the goals of sponsor companies, and those of CROs when clinical trials are outsourced
2. Be able to describe the historical evolution of transactional to strategic relationships between sponsors and CROs
3. Postulate how the interaction between sponsors and CROs needs to be structured to optimize success now and in the future

Delta Toronto Airport West Hotel, is located at 5444 Dixie Road (just south of the 401 on the West side – turn at Aerowood Dr).  For directions to the hotel, please call: 905-624-1144.  An airport shuttle is available from Toronto Pearson International Airport to the hotel. Please go to the kiosk located in the terminal. Parking at the Delta Toronto Airport West is included with the cost of the meeting (please do not pay for parking in the lot). Register your licence plate number at the hotel reception desk or when you sign in for the CRAC meeting.

*CRAC Members: $50
*Non-Members: $75
*At the door: $80 (regardless of membership status – please register ahead of time!)
*Students: $50 (register on-line, chose « pay at door » & bring student ID to show at desk)

Register online today:

Please forward this message to friends and qualified persons who may be interested in this rewarding career



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