Clinical Trial Assistant at BioMarin
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Clinical Trial Assistant

Location San Rafael, California Workstyle Open to Hybrid
Who We Are

For more than two decades, going our own way has led to countless breakthroughs, bettering the lives of those suffering from rare genetic disease. In 1997 we were founded to make a big difference in small patient populations. Now we seek to make an even greater impact by applying the same science-driven, patient-forward approach that propelled our last 25 years of drug development to larger genetic disorders, as well as genetic subsets of more common conditions. Through our unparalleled expertise in genetics and molecular biology, we will continue to develop targeted therapies that address the root cause of the conditions we seek to treat. Applying our knowledge to make a transformative impact is not just a calling, but an obligation to those who will benefit most. The end goal has always been better lives and now we can reach more.

And the more people we reach, the more our impact can grow. We transform lives through genetic discovery.

Our Culture

Our desire to make a positive impact on our patients extends to our employees and BioMarin is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels seen, valued, and heard – so employees can thrive in all areas of their lives, in and outside of work. We seek to provide an open, flexible, and friendly work environment to empower people and to provide them with the ability to develop their long-term careers. Ultimately, we want to be an organization where people enjoy coming to work and take pride in our efforts to help patients.

BioMarin’s Research & Development group is responsible for everything from research and discovery to post-market clinical development. Research & Development involves all bench and clinical research and the associated groups that support those endeavors. Our teams work on developing first-in-class or best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.

Summary Description

The Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) performs essential responsibilities for successful trial execution at BioMarin. The CTA assists with the coordination of activities associated with the start-up, management, and close-out of clinical studies under the direction of the Late-Stage Clinical Development  team. This may include assisting with study matters that impact study timelines, study quality and budget.

Key Responsibilities

The Clinical Trial Assistant can be partly or fully responsible for the following areas depending on his/her level of proficiency. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


  • Create/maintain essential document and data trackers
  • Provide ongoing review of study data to ensure quality and completeness of data sets

Data Analysis:
  • Assist with analysis of data sets
  • Work with cross-functional partners to ensure that teams have appropriate access to data for analysis

Study Start Up:

  • Provide administrative assistance with internal and external meetings including investigator meeting(s)
  • Assist in the management of CRO deliverables (from meeting minutes to finalized ICF)
  • Field questions from study investigators and work with team members to provide answers as needed

Skills & Experience

  • BA/BS or higher in life or health sciences
  • 1 year pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred, but will consider other applicable experience
  • Ability to respond promptly with clear, organized written and oral communications
  • Takes ownership and accountability for completing assigned tasks and perseveres through obstacles
  • Embraces new challenges or changed priorities and adjusts plans and priorities accordingly
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

PLEASE NOTE: Absent a Medical or Religious reason that prohibits vaccinations, all our incoming employees must be vaccinated for COVID-19.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In the U.S., the salary range for this position is $ 60,300 to $ 90,500 per year, which factors in various geographic regions. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A discretionary bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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San Rafael


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