Covance Clinical Research Assistant in Nashville, Tennessee

Job Overview

Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose , you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

We have job openings for Clinical Research Assistants at Nashville, TN locations!

The Clinical Research Assistant will act as contact for project team and study sites.

Additional responsibilities associated with this position:

  • Perform CRF review, query generation and resolution against established data review guidelines, under direct supervision on Covance or client data management systems, as assigned by management

  • Assist with generation and reconciliation of queries to investigative sites/clients to resolve problem data

  • Assist with the management of study supplies and organize shipments

  • Create, update, track, and maintain study-specific trial management files, tools, and systems.

  • Assist the local project team members with other administrative activities as required (e.g. payments to investigators, correspondence with clients, preparation of status reports, and organization of investigators’ meetings)

  • Coordinate meetings with clients, investigators, and project team, including taking minutes.

  • Ensure compliance with Covance SOPs, FDA, ICH, and GCP regulations for clinical conduct in all aspects of daily work

  • Provide input in writing Monitoring Conventions as assigned

  • Assist in submissions and notifications to Ethics Committees and Regulatory Authorities

  • General On-Site Monitoring Responsibilities

Covance believes that their best-in-class employees deserve first-class benefits. Covance offers an outstanding benefits package including medical & dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, short and long-term disability, and life insurance.

At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career.


  • University/college degree (life science preferred) or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)

  • In lieu of the above requirement, candidates with one (1) or more years of relevant clinical research experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industries may be considered


  • Basic understanding of biology and biological processes

  • Exhibit general computer literacy

  • Works efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment

Job Number 2018-19645

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.