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Learn About Our Clinical Research Associate Positions

The major role of a clinical research associate is to monitor pharmaceutical clinical trials.  This person may work in direct contact with the sponsor company of a Covance (a Contract Research Organization CRO) clinical trial. A clinical research associateensures compliance with the clinical trial protocol, checks clinical site activities, makes on-site visits, reviews Case Report Forms (CRFs) and communicates with clinical research investigators. 

At Covance a clinical research associate is required to possess a degree in Life Sciences or a related field, and needs to have a great understanding of Good Clinical Practices GCP and local regulations. 

"At Covance, we have an opportunity to touch or be connected to the preclinical through the post-marketing stages of a massive swath of the industry in almost any therapeutic area that you can name," according to Dr. Meinert, named to the Top 20 Scientists list by R&D Directions, February 2007.

Covance delivers the competencies, resources and systems needed to cover every aspect of the drug development process. Our Phase I-III comprehensive services are delivered globally across multiple therapeutic specialties, at over 25,000 active study sites.

Around the world, Covance’s team share global SOPs, communications systems and the high standards of quality that ensure excellence in all of our efforts.

In addition to therapeutic experience across multiple therapeutic specialties, Covance maintains centers of excellence in study design and clinical development in oncology, CNS, infectious diseases and cardiovascular. View our testimonials and see why Covance is the place to be. Then talk to one of our recruiters to discuss our clinical research opportunities.