Medical research associates help design, prepare, plan, complete and review clinical trials to make sure they meet regulatory standards.
Medical research associates help design, prepare, plan, complete and review clinical trials to make sure they meet regulatory standards. You may work for educational or research institutions, government and non-government agencies, or consulting and marketing companies. You may also be called a medical research associate, clinical research assistant or clinical research associate.
Generally, medical research assistants:
This job requires: Post-Graduate
This job requires 2 - 5 years of work experience.
As a medical research assistant, you need to:
You need to communicate in person and in writing with co-workers and participants. You need to use specialized terminology.
This is a competitive career since the number of job seekers is larger than the number of openings.
The work prospects for this job are: FAIR
The average hourly wage for this job is: C$33/hour.
These links will give you a list of related educational programs or where you can search for them. There may be other schools that have similar programs, such as private career colleges. You may be able to get advanced standing.
Here is a list of some bridging programs. These programs can help you assess your education and skills, get practical training or improve your language skills so that you can work in your field.
Here is a list of some language training programs, such as Enhanced Language Training (ELT) and Occupation Specific Language Training (OSLT).
Some bridging programs in this field include co-operative (co-op) work experience.
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