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Physician-Scientist with PhD Trajectory

At TRACER we strive to make the current drug development process faster, more cost-effective and efficient for everyone involved. As part of our growing efforts to change the drug development landscape, we are now looking for a Physician-Scientist to join our team and accelerate (y)our growth even further.

From day one you will notice that we are not limited by things that we have not done before. We all possess a drive for continuous learning and an entrepreneurial mindset. This is the key to our growth and the reason why people like you and I can thrive at TRACER and are not limited in our potential. If this sounds like a place where you fit in, then definitely keep on reading.

As a Physician-Scientist, you will

  • Provide medical input and co-write study-related documentation (medical content) together with the Clinical Team
  • Execute complex interventional clinical trials, while adhering to relevant guidelines, legislation, SOP’s and industry quality standards, possibly in one or more (university) hospitals in the Netherlands
  • Perform reserved medical tasks (In Dutch: voorbehouden medische handelingen), as part of our clinical trials
  • Safeguard the safety of study participants and monitor, interpret, and report (serious) adverse events to the relevant authorities
  • Maintain communication with the relevant medical teams regarding outpatient scheduling and join multidisciplinary meetings (in Dutch: MDOs)
  • Enter data in electronic Case Report Forms (eCRFs) and analyse study related data
  • Write scientific publications and reports for clients, TRACER and other bodies such as CCMO, METc, or EMA

How a week looks as a Physician-Scientist

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Ideally, you fit the following profile

  • You want to conduct clinical trials within a commercial scientific environment
  • You can clearly communicate with your team and client
  • You take responsibility and accountability for your project tasks
  • You have analytical capabilities
  • You have exceptional time management skills
  • You are dedicated to continuously learning
  • You speak, write, and read fluently in Dutch and English
  • You are willing to travel to clinical study sites across the Netherlands to conduct clinical trials

What we offer you

A monthly salary of €3.800 (gross) based on a full-time position (40hrs). But besides a paycheck and appreciation, we have more for you in store.

  • A commitment of at least 3 years
  • The possibility to do a PhD-trajectory and gain a PhD degree
  • Unlimited vacation days. We trust your judgement to take what you need when your work allows it
  • A well-arranged pension plan
  • Autonomy in your work and the responsibility that comes with it
  • 8% holiday pay
  • Plenty of room for initiative and personal development to achieve your own growth within TRACER (e.g., training courses, congresses, webinars, mentoring)
  • Short communication and reporting lines
  • Team events inspired by a company bucket list and lots of food

PhD Trajectory

During your PhD trajectory, the opportunity is offered to prepare manuscripts, for scientific publications, of the clinical trials in which TRACER and you are involved. This will always be in close collaboration with the sponsor of the study. After publishing several scientific papers, these can be consolidated into a dissertation, with a common topic covered in the scientific articles. An appointed supervisor from TRACER guide you throughout this trajectory. Additionally, the PhD candidate will be registered as an external PhD candidate at a university.

What to expect from us after you apply?

You will receive a confirmation email within 2-3 working days. In this email you can find more information about the next steps for this position. We always ask anyone joining our team to submit a Certificate of Conduct (VOG) before signing a contract.

Want some more information before you apply? Reach out to Yester Janssen, our Director Clinical Operations, at Feel free to add your CV and motivation if you want.

Curious to learn more about who we are? Get to know your future team here.

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