Career Prospects & Job Profiles in Clinical Research

Career options after BVMS: Clinical research refers to the process, which is basically the evaluation of how effective or useful a new drug, vaccine, diagnostic test, new device or surgical technique, can be in humans.

Advantages of doing a CR course

The number of trials approved by the Drugs Controller General of India is on the rise, with India becoming a one-stop destination for many disease indications, and both MNC and Indian companies eager to conduct multinational multi-centric trials here.

CROs, as the name suggests, offer a wide range of “outsourced” pharmaceutical research services to pharmaceutical industries and hence are the next big employers of clinical research professionals.

India is the second largest pharmaceutical market in Asia growing by more than nine per cent annually. According to a report, there are more than 50,000 jobs in clinical research in India.

Various job roles available for B.V.M.S with a course in Clinical Research in Industry
  • As  Principal Investigator
  • As Co-investigator
  • As Medical Advisor
  • As Drug Developer
  • As Clinical Research Physician
  • Technical writer

Career options after BSMS: Clinical research refers to the process, which is basically the evaluation of how effective or useful a new drug, vaccine, diagnostic test, new device or surgical technique, can be in humans.

Advantages of doing a CR course

The number of trials approved by the Drugs Controller General of India is on the rise, with India becoming a one-stop destination for many disease indications, and both MNC and Indian companies eager to conduct multinational multi-centric trials here.

CROs, as the name suggests, offer a wide range of “outsourced” pharmaceutical research services to pharmaceutical industries and hence are the next big employers of clinical research professionals.

India is the second largest pharmaceutical market in Asia growing by more than nine per cent annually. According to a report, there are more than 50,000 jobs in clinical research in India.

Various job roles available for B.S.M.S with a course in Clinical Research in Industry
  • As  Principal Investigator
  • As Co-investigator
  • As Medical Advisor
  • As Drug Developer
  • As Clinical Research Physician
  • Technical writer

Career options after B.A.M.S: Clinical research refers to the process, which is basically the evaluation of how effective or useful a new drug, vaccine, diagnostic test, new device or surgical technique, can be in humans.

Advantages of doing a CR course

The number of trials approved by the Drugs Controller General of India is on the rise, with India becoming a one-stop destination for many disease indications, and both MNC and Indian companies eager to conduct multinational multi-centric trials here.

CROs, as the name suggests, offer a wide range of “outsourced” pharmaceutical research services to pharmaceutical industries and hence are the next big employers of clinical research professionals.

India is the second largest pharmaceutical market in Asia growing by more than nine per cent annually. According to a report, there are more than 50,000 jobs in clinical research in India.

Various job roles available for B.A.M.S with a course in Clinical Research in Industry
  • As  Principal Investigator
  • As  Co-investigator
  • As Medical Advisor
  • As Drug Developer
  • As Clinical Research Physician
  • Technical writer

Career options after B.P.T: Clinical research refers to the process, which is basically the evaluation of how effective or useful a new drug, vaccine, diagnostic test, new device or surgical technique, can be in humans.

Advantages of doing a CR course

The number of trials approved by the Drugs Controller General of India is on the rise, with India becoming a one-stop destination for many disease indications, and both MNC and Indian companies eager to conduct multinational multi-centric trials here.

CROs, as the name suggests, offer a wide range of “outsourced” pharmaceutical research services to pharmaceutical industries and hence are the next big employers of clinical research professionals.

India is the second largest pharmaceutical market in Asia growing by more than nine per cent annually. According to a report, there are more than 50,000 jobs in clinical research in India.

Various job roles available for B.P.T with a course in Clinical Research in Industry
  • As Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • As Clinical Research Managers (CRM).
  • As Clinical Research Coordinator,
  • As Business Development Manager
  • As Clinical Data Manager.
  • As Regulatory department personnel
  • Pharmacovigilance dept. in pharma companies

Career options after M.B.B.S: Clinical research refers to the process, which is basically the evaluation of how effective or useful a new drug, vaccine, diagnostic test, new device or surgical technique, can be in humans.

Advantages of doing a CR course

The number of trials approved by the Drugs Controller General of India is on the rise, with India becoming a one-stop destination for many disease indications, and both MNC and Indian companies eager to conduct multinational multi-centric trials here.

CROs, as the name suggests, offer a wide range of “outsourced” pharmaceutical research services to pharmaceutical industries and hence are the next big employers of clinical research professionals.

India is the second largest pharmaceutical market in Asia growing by more than nine per cent annually. According to a report, there are more than 50,000 jobs in clinical research in India.

Various job roles available for M.B.B.S with a course in Clinical Research in Industry
  • As  Principal Investigator
  • As Co-investigator
  • As Medical Advisor
  • As Drug Developer
  • As Clinical Research Physician
  • Protocol Development
  • Technical writer
  • Pharmacovigilance dept. in pharma companies

Career options after BDS: Clinical research refers to the process, which is basically the evaluation of how effective or useful a new drug, vaccine, diagnostic test, new device or surgical technique, can be in humans.

Advantages of doing a CR course

The number of trials approved by the Drugs Controller General of India is on the rise, with India becoming a one-stop destination for many disease indications, and both MNC and Indian companies eager to conduct multinational multi-centric trials here.

CROs, as the name suggests, offer a wide range of “outsourced” pharmaceutical research services to pharmaceutical industries and hence are the next big employers of clinical research professionals.

India is the second largest pharmaceutical market in Asia growing by more than nine per cent annually. According to a report, there are more than 50,000 jobs in clinical research in India.

Various job roles available for BDS with a course in clinical Research in Industry:
  • As  Principal Investigator
  • As Co-investigator
  • As Medical Advisor
  • As Drug Developer
  • As Regulatory Affairs Manager
  • As Clinical Research Physician
  • Technical Writer

Career options after MPharm: Clinical Research has emerged as a popular career choice in India and abroad. Holding a strong growth potential, a clinical research profile has become a calling for many. India being a land known for Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy besides allopathy, India is growing as the preferred destination for global clinical trials.

Clinical research is a multinational, multi-billion and multidisciplinary industry.

After MPharm there are various opportunities for students, if one wishes to pursue a career in Clinical research, he/she can undertake programs like PG Diploma in Clinical Research, PG Diploma in Clinical Data Management, PG Diploma in Pharmacovigilance.

Advantages of doing a CR course

Many allied sectors offer opportunities after completing a course in clinical research and the numbers are on the rise. “The employment of manpower is the highest in the R&D at biopharmaceutical companies, which are always on the lookout for pharma candidates.

With operational players including some of the top Indian Pharmaceutical companies, such as Ranbaxy, Dr. Reddy’s Labs, Biocon, Dabur, Wockhard, Merck, Astra Zeneca, a clinical research profile offers a plenty of job opportunities.

Job profiles
  • Clinical Research Coordinators: Their duties include recruiting, studying the site, enrolling participants for trial, follow-ups, maintaining and dispensing drugs, performing experiments, testing accuracy and creating the reports etc.
  • Clinical Data Manager: It involves data entry and data validation the way the client (CRO, pharma, Biotech Company) requires it.
  • Protocol Development: It is more knowledge-driven and requires an understanding of medical terms.
  • Regulatory department personnel:It involves liaising with regulatory authorities with respect to approval applications and other types of license/permit requests, handling in-house regulatory documentation and playing an advisory role to provide country-specific regulations for clients outside India.
  • Pharmacovigilance dept. in pharma companies:This involves monitoring, researching, assessing and evaluating information from health care providers and patients on the adverse effects of medications
  • Technical writer:This professional is responsible for writing and editing standard operating procedures, clinical study protocols, laboratory procedure manuals, and other related documents in the field.
  • There are various job profiles available in clinical research field like clinical research associate, clinical pharmacist, data managers, pharmacovigilance case processor, project managers, regulatory affair publishers, biostatisticians, etc.
Pay-scale
  • Fresher:  Rs.15,000-20,000
  • After 5 years: Rs.50,000-60,000
  • After 10 years: More than Rs.80,000-90,000
MPharm graduates can find jobs in following sectors after completing Clinical Research course
  • Clinical Research Organizations.
  • KPOs like Accenture & Quintiles.
  • Regulatory Agencies like DCG (I) & CDSCO
  • Pharmacovigilance units in Medical colleges & Hospitals

Clinical Research is one of the most knowledge-intensive industry. It is complete biography of drug from its inception in the lab to its introduction to the consumer market and beyond.

If one wishes to pursue a career in Clinical research, he/she can undertake programs like PG Diploma in Clinical Research, PG Diploma in Clinical Data Management, PG Diploma in Pharmacovigilance.

Advantages of doing a CR course

After BPharm there are various opportunities for students, they can also go for PG Diploma in Clinical Research.
It is very clear that India has become a very preferred destination for clinical research. The industry is growing exponentially and is an emerging career option for Pharma students.

On successful completion of a course in Clinical Research, one can start as a Clinical Research Associate (CRA). The discipline opens up avenue in fields like hospital, CROs, and pharmaceutical companies, Clinical data management, Pharmacovigilance team.

Job roles and Hierarchy
  • The Entry level job for BPharm graduate is DSA (Drug Safety Associate)
  • Once an individual acquires an experience of 2-3 years in that position he can go on to become a DSS (Drug Safety Scientist).
  • Narrative writers like writing for PSUR (Periodic Safety Update Report) and PADER (Periodic Adverse Drug Experience Reports) and as well as becoming an Aggregate report scientist.
  • With an overall of 7-10 years’ experience in this position individuals can easily become a Team lead or Team manager based on the company
  • Lastly, individuals end up acquiring the position of a Director or Vice-President with an experience of 9-10 years
  • Other options includes medical writer, data validation associate, clinical research associate, clinical data coordinator, clinical data manager, medical coders.
Pay-scale
  • Fresher:  Rs.15,000-20,000
  • After 5 years: Rs.50,000-60,000
  • After 10 years: More than Rs.80,000-90,000
BPharm graduates can find jobs in following sectors after completing Clinical Research course
  • Clinical Research Organizations.
  • KPOs like Accenture & Quintiles.
  • Regulatory Agencies like DCG (I) & CDSCO
  • Pharmacovigilance units in Medical colleges & Hospitals
Job positions in clinical research
  • Research Executive
  • Clinical Research Advisor
  • Project Manager
  • Group Project Manager
  • Operation Director

Career options after M.Sc.For any M.sc life science students after completing their academics they have to go for further studies or they have to choose the research field. Even after entering the research field they have to look for the fellowships and they have to gain experience if they want to go for the industry jobs.

Clinical research is a branch of healthcare science that determines the safety and effectiveness (efficacy) of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimensintended for human use. Clinical research industry is an ever growing and recession proof but at the same time very challenging and dynamic. Post graduate diploma in clinical research is a comprehensive course offering candidate with knowledge and practically important information about the industry type, working modalities and the methodologies used.

Job Prospects

This course is meant for all those keen on being a part of clinical Research industry, so all graduates, post graduates and even working professionals can apply for the course.

This course is meant for graduates and post graduates, employed plus yet to be employed candidates keen on taking regulatory affairs as their career choice.  By doing this course they are exposed to Clinical Research, Regulatories, Clinical data management, Pharmacovigilance and Medical writing.  The can get placed in any one of the various job profiles. Basically the entry level job for a diploma holder will be as Clinical research coordinator.

You will be placed in any one of the following:

Site Management Organisations (SMOs)

Contract Research Organisations (CROs)

Pharmaceutical Companies

KPOs and MNCs

Various Profiles

Clinical Trial Analyst, Clinical Trial Assistant, Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, Quality Control, Quality Analyst, Principal Investigator, Sub-Investigator, Data Entry Operator, Associate Clinical Data Coordinator, Data Validator, Medical Coder, Data Manager, Clinical Data Analyst, Clinical Data Programmer, Clinical Data Manager Clinical Data Manager II, Principal Clinical Data Manager, Clinical Data ManagementGroup Manager, Clinical Data Management, Associate Director, Clinical Data Management, Project Manager, Biostastician, Clinical Data Auditor, Clinical Applications Programmer, Database Administrator, Outcome Evaluators, Principal Investigators, Health Policy Analyst, Data Manager, Clinical Trial Reports (CTR)/ CSR,New Drug Applications (NDA), Investigational New Drug Application (IND), Protocol and its Amendment, CTD Journal articles, Medical coder, Narrative writer, submission to journals

Virtual Learning

INSTRUCTOR- LED, INTERACTIVE LEARNING FROM THE COMFORTS OF YOUR HOME

ACRI offers its students a whole new range of learning opportunities using the latest technologies available in the market today.

The virtual learning concept was introduced in ACRI and it has completed training 6 batches of students using this technology.

Advantages of virtual learning

The main advantage of a virtual classroom is that the student never misses a learning opportunity due to distance and domestic/professional constraints. Working professionals can join weekend classes and people who are unable to travel to class due to distance /transport or domestic issues can stay home and dedicate a few hours to being part of an institute and interact with others in the same area of study.

Why to choose ACRI?

Factual Knowledge + Soft skill development

Short duration of course. Most difficult thing to get today is time……

In house experts with considerable experience in the field of Clinical Research Operations

Guest lecturers for the topics like (DDD/ Preclinical toxicity study /NDDS/ CDM/RA/IPR/PV……)

Practical Sessions on Clinical Data Management for FREE!!!

Mobile Library(E – books > 100 no’s/SOP N Checklist >150)

Mock Interviews/monthly assessment/project/seminars/assignment etc…

Internship in few of the best Companies!!!

For any B.sc life science students after completing their academics they have to go for further studies or they have to choose the research field. Even after entering the research field they have to look for the fellowships and they have to gain experience if they want to go for the industry jobs. So the best career option after B.Sc Life science is to take up a clinical research course. ACRI is one of the top clinical research Institute in south India.

Clinical researchis a branch of healthcare science that determines the safety and effectiveness (efficacy) of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimensintended for human use. Clinical research industry is an ever growing and recession proof but at the same time very challenging and dynamic. Post graduate diploma in clinical research is a comprehensive course offering candidate with knowledge and practically important information about the industry type, working modalities and the methodologies used.

Job Prospects

This course is meant for all those keen on being a part of clinical Research industry, so all graduates, post graduates and even working professionals can apply for the course.

This course is meant for graduates and post graduates, employed plus yet to be employed candidates keen on taking regulatory affairs as their career choice.  By doing this course they are exposed to Clinical Research, Regulatories, Clinical data management, Pharmacovigilance and Medical writing.  The can get placed in any of the various job profiles. Basically the entry level job for a diploma holder will be as Clinical research coordinator.

You will be placed in any one of the following:

Site Management Organisations (SMOs)

Contract Research Organisations (CROs)

Pharmaceutical Companies

KPOs and MNCs

Various Profiles

Clinical Trial Analyst, Clinical Trial Assistant, Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, Quality Control, Quality Analyst, Principal Investigator, Sub-Investigator, Data Entry Operator, Associate Clinical Data Coordinator, Data Validator, Medical Coder, Data Manager, Clinical Data Analyst, Clinical Data Programmer, Clinical Data Manager Clinical Data Manager II, Principal Clinical Data Manager, Clinical Data ManagementGroup Manager, Clinical Data Management, Associate Director, Clinical Data Management, Project Manager, Biostastician, Clinical Data Auditor, Clinical Applications Programmer, Database Administrator, Outcome Evaluators, Principal Investigators, Health Policy Analyst, Data Manager, Clinical Trial Reports (CTR)/ CSR,New Drug Applications (NDA), Investigational New Drug Application (IND), Protocol and its Amendment, CTD Journal articles, Medical coder, Narrative writer, submission to journals

For any B.sc/M.sc Nursing students after completing their academics they have to look for the jobs in the hospitals. Sometimes they cannot do justice to their profession with lot of commitments. For those aspiring students, who want to make a balance between their professional and personal life, So  the best career option after B.Sc or M.Sc nursing is take up a clinical research course. It is the final destination of search point with lot of flexibilities.

Clinical research is a branch of healthcare science that determines the safety and effectiveness (efficacy) of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimensintended for human use. Clinical research industry is an ever growing and recession proof but at the same time very challenging and dynamic. Post graduate diploma in clinical research is a comprehensive course offering candidate with knowledge and practically important information about the industry type, working modalities and the methodologies used.

Job Prospects

This course is meant for all those keen on being a part of clinical Research industry, so all graduates, post graduates and even working professionals can apply for the course.

This course is meant for graduates and post graduates, employed plus yet to be employed candidates keen on taking regulatory affairs as their career choice.  By doing this course they are exposed to Clinical Research, Regulatories, Clinical data management, Pharmacovigilance and Medical writing.  They can get placed in any one of the following job profiles. Basically the entry level job for a diploma holder will be as Clinical research coordinator.

You will be placed in any one of the following:

Hospitals

Site Management Organisations (SMOs)

Contract Research Organisations (CROs)

Pharmaceutical Companies

KPOs and MNCs

Various Profiles

Clinical Trial Analyst, Clinical Trial Assistant, Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, Quality Control, Quality Analyst, Principal Investigator, Sub-Investigator, Data Entry Operator, Associate Clinical Data Coordinator, Data Validator, Medical Coder, Data Manager, Clinical Data Analyst, Clinical Data Programmer, Clinical Data Manager Clinical Data Manager II, Principal Clinical Data Manager, Clinical Data Management Group Manager, Clinical Data Management, Associate Director, Clinical Data Management, Project Manager, Biostastician, Clinical Data Auditor, Clinical Applications Programmer, Database Administrator, Outcome Evaluators, Principal Investigators, Health Policy Analyst, Data Manager, Clinical Trial Reports (CTR)/ CSR,New Drug Applications (NDA), Investigational New Drug Application (IND), Protocol and its Amendment, CTD Journal articles, Medical coder, Narrative writer, submission to journals.