Clinical Advisor - NIH - DAIDS

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


CAMRIS is a clinical and life sciences firm that realizes innovative solutions to challenges worldwide through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. We combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. Our core practice areas include HIV/AIDS, microbiology and infectious disease research, vaccine research, development and production, global health security, biodefense, and clinical research.


CAMRIS attracts the next generation of scientists to work at premier government research and development institutions with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, under world leaders in health research. Our exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, and life insurance. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing health and research organization dedicated to making the world a healthier place, please apply today!


We are seeking a Clinical Advisor to support the mission of the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to:


  • Implement and coordinate a range of individual clinical site-management activities
  • Advise PIs on clinical site start-up and relevant operational and regulatory issues including resource allocation, personnel management, and administrative issues
  • Provide leadership for planning, organizing, and conducting site visits or reverse site visits to clinical trials units to effectively fulfill site management responsibilities.
  • Assess the level of clinical trials research competency of clinical research sites and the extent of research knowledge and technology available to achieve the desired quantity and quality of the clinical trials units.
  • Direct and conduct formal evaluations of the clinical trials units’ organizational structures and modes of operations in relationship to the achievement of the Division’s goals and objectives in the areas of administration, clinical site management, and recruitment of patients.
  • Provide oversight and technical direction for evaluation of site performance using data compiled by the network data management centers.
  • Identify problems or issues that transcend individual units or trends that indicate the need for procedural clarification or policy development and recommends follow-up actions or policy directives to OCSO Director or Branch Chief
  • Conduct trainings at sites and Network meetings on relevant policies/regulations
  • Attend Network meetings, conference calls, ad hoc meetings and working groups.
  • Support federal Program Officers by: 1) tracking and summarizing grantee compliance with training requirements, grantee progress in meeting the grant aims by reviewing progress reports, and adherence to applicable regulations; and 2) reviewing training manuals, policies and procedures
  • Participate in the creation and review of study or site closure-related documents and checklists
  • Interface with networks, investigators, Operations Centers, to share information and collaborate on research and site-related issues
  • Prepare oral and written presentations for internal and external programmatic and scientific meetings.


  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or allied health sciences with a minimum of 5 years relevant research experience, Master’s degree preferred. Relevant experience may include postions as study coordinator, clinical research monitor, or regulatory coordinationro for FDA new drug or device applications. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint). 


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