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Clinical Trials Scientist

ITG | Antwerpen | Permanent, Full-time

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Department of Clinical Sciences
Clinical Trials Unit
The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) is internationally recognized as a centre of excellence for education, research and service provision in the field of tropical medicine. The Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) collaborates with clinical researchers at ITM and at partner institutions. The CTU is setting up and conducting non-commercial clinical trials and intervention research addressing health problems of resource-limited settings.

Clinical Trials Scientist

Job description

  • You are responsible for clinical trials management, including, but not limited to: project planning and coordination; assisting in writing of clinical trial protocols, informed consent forms and other essential documents; ethical and regulatory submissions; study monitoring; maintenance of trial master files; pharmacovigilance; and other GCP-related tasks.
  • You will mainly monitor phase III/IV non-commercial clinical trials as well as diagnostic studies or other studies in humans, carried out in Belgium and overseas in resource-limited settings.
  • You will assist in training of young researchers involved in clinical research in resource-limited settings.
  • You report to the Head of the Clinical Trials Unit.


  • You hold a Master in Medical sciences, Biomedical sciences, Pharmacy or in other relevant life sciences.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in monitoring and coordination of GCP-compliant clinical trials, preferably in an academic setting. 
  • Previous experience in resource-limited settings, training in tropical medicine, experience in laboratory quality systems are assets.
  • You have a good knowledge of ICH-GCP, EU Directives, EU Regulation 536/2014 and applicable Belgian laws.
  • You have good presentation skills and you are willing to participate in educational activities.
  • You are a team player and problem solver. You are able to prioritize when confronted with a high workload and have excellent communication skills.
  • You are available for frequent short travels (up to 2 weeks), both in Europe and overseas (mainly developing countries).
  • You have excellent knowledge of Office applications; experience with electronic data management systems (MACRO and/or RedCAP) is a plus.
  • You have excellent knowledge of English and French. Knowledge of Dutch is an asset.


  • An international, stimulating and socially committed environment, in the center of the vibrant city of Antwerp.
  • A full-time contract initially for 1 year, extendable.
  • Starting date as soon as possible.
  • A salary set according to the pay scales of ITM and the Flemish universities and to your work experience. Reimbursement of public transport costs and/or bicycle fee, luncheon vouchers and a private pension scheme.
For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Yven Van Herrewege, Head of the Clinical Trials Unit | email: | tel. +32 (0)3 345 55 57.

Applications, with motivation letter and ITM application form, should be received by e-mail at, by April 19th, 2019. The selected candidates will be contacted as from April 23rd ,2019 onwards.
Please use the application form available as a download on
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  • Function type: Clinical research
  • Sector: Health care and medical accessories
  • Antwerpen (location)
  • All jobs at ITG


  • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
  • At least 2 years experience
  • English, French


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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