Science & Research Careers at Lifespan

Senior Clinical Research Assistant Job

Job Number: RIH12550

Job Title: Sr Clinical Research Asst

Department: 1DIAG Murphy HCC - 7251008

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s Degree in Applied or Life Sciences or related area, including courses in research methodologies and microcomputer systems.

Two to three years progressively more responsible and related experience in the research field.

Experience should demonstrate effective working knowledge of statistics, computer programming and research methodology and an in-depth knowledge of the scientific field in which the research is being conducted.


The Senior Clinical Research Assistant reports to the Manager Lifespan Clinical Research Center.

Maintain/develop technical aptitude in the functional operation and maintenance of investigational products and devices under development within the LCRC by attending Sponsor led instructional training, conducting literature reviews on technically similar equipment, and attending conferences to facilitate knowledge-based relationships with domestic and international colleagues.

Maintain regulatory knowledge of FDA requirements/guidelines regarding the development and approval process for NDA and IDE products through self-study tutorials, professional research networks and FDA sanctioned conferences.