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Danaher Corporation Senior Clinical Research Associate (Remote) in Boston, Massachusetts

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.

Learn about the Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) which makes everything possible.

The Senior Clinical Research Associate plays an integral role in the planning and execution of clinical trials in addition to the management of clinical trial sites to ensure compliance with SOPs, protocols, FDA, ICH, and other applicable regulations.

This position is part of the Clinical Affairs group and will be located in Chicago, Sunnyvale, or Remote.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Independently train, manage, and monitor external clinical sites participating in studies, from site identification through study close out.

  • Identify and suggest solutions to resolve problems or issues which could affect the integrity of the data or timely completion of the clinical study.

  • Assist in study planning and preparation including but not limited to timelines, study plans, budgets, clinical templates (I.e. ICFs.), etc.

  • Support clinical lead with study tracking and key performance indicators to ensure deliverables are met on time.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of related work experience OR Master’s degree with 3+ years of related work experience

  • Experience managing clinical study sites and monitoring clinical study data

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Knowledge of vitro diagnostic (IVD) product development in molecular diagnostics or immunodiagnostics especially in the areas of oncology and/or infectious disease.

  • Good understanding of medical terminology, human physiology, and laboratory testing.

  • Experience with laboratory automation and biological databases.

Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at danaherbenefitsinfo.com.


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Operating Company: Cepheid