Principal Clinical Investigator

Location Cypress, Orange, California
Discipline: Medical & Pharmacovigilance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: On application
Contact name: Lucy Psaltis

Contact email:
Contact phone: 16179821238
Job ref: 21008
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 24 July 2021

Location: Cypress, CA

Have you ever considered what a career in the biopharma industry would look like for you? Are you a CA Licensed Physician with a strong interest in clinical research and a desire to reach patients on a larger scale? If so, let’s get in touch to talk through exactly how you can utilize the skills you have acquired in your clinical career to make a larger impact. As a trained and licensed Physician, you can maximize patient outcomes through meaningful clinical research to help get life altering drugs to market faster.

My client is a full-service early phase contract research organization (CRO) for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries and has been operating for over a decade of excellent quality and support. The southern California-based company includes specialized regulatory and clinical development professionals advancing global health outcomes through the execution of early phase clinical trials in the areas of infectious disease, ophthalmology, women’s health, and beyond. They require a licensed Physician to serve as Principal Investigator (PI) on early phase clinical trials being conducted through the organization. As the PI you will use your medical expertise to assume the overall responsibility for the study conduct as well as the safety and well-being of study participants.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility over the proper conduct of clinical trials in accordance with the protocol and GCP and for all study-related medical decisions

  • General consulting, protocol input, medical monitoring, performing procedures and evaluations

  • Administering physicals and the oversight of all other medical duties and ensuring that participants’ well-being and safety are protected

  • Reviewing of all study participant data (including medical history, lab work, X-rays, ECG’s and physicals throughout all phases of the study process)

  • Interacting with internal operations teams and clients to address safety concerns

  • Monitoring both study-related adverse events and all medical conditions unrelated to study participation

  • Counseling study participants with regards to abnormal or exclusionary diagnostic results and providing emergency medical care may also be required

  • Documenting the delegation of study responsibilities to qualified and adequately trained research staff

  • Supervising study performance and overseeing the performance of study staff at the research sites


  • US medical degree and board certification in some specialty

  • California medical license

  • Clinical research experience from an academic or hospital/healthcare setting is a plus

This is the best way to gain maximum exposure to the biopharma industry and experience working directly on various clinical trials. The opportunity will serve as the gateway to a future career in life sciences drug development as a superior entrance to industry role. For more information, please contact me at 857-273-1179 or send your resume to

Salary: On application