Scientific Advisor

PHT Corporation

Scientific Liaison

August 7, 2014

PHT Corporation

Scientific Advisor

Charlestown, MA


As a member of a team of accomplished scientists and technologists, the Scientific Advisor provides scientific guidance and analysis to the Sales, Marketing, Consulting Services and Client Services functions in a software company that creates electronic data collection systems for clinical trials. 

Position Responsibilities:

Sales Support:

  • Review clinical protocols from prospective customers;
  • Plan the data collection design;
  • Determine the project complexity;
  • Write content for the Scope of Work;
  • Prepare capability and proposal defense presentations; and
  • Attend pre-sales customer presentations.

Consulting Services Support:

  • Develop instrument and patient reported outcomes diary designs;
  • Participate in concept elicitation, cognitive debriefing and usability testing;
  • Prepare of study documents including centralized IRB submissions;
  • Interview subjects;
  • Coding and Analysis;
  • Gap and Data Analysis;
  • Prepare Reports;
  • Acquire and maintain critical knowledge to support clients and PHT teams to maintain  knowledge base regarding regulations and scientific advances that influence PHT services; and
  • Participate in discussions on behalf of the client with instrument copywriters, regulatory authorities and other third parties.

Marketing Support:

  • Contribute to product development decisions;
  • Participate in presentations at professional forums;
  • Participate in the preparation and review of publications; and
  • Support projects which are designed to obtain marketing information.

Client Services Support:

  • Assist project handoff from sales to services;
  • Contribute to training of Client Services staff regarding diary design, scientific objectives of proposals, best practices; and
  • Support Client Services at selected post sales customer meetings.

Work Conditions:

  • Travel approximately 50% of time

Education Minimum:   PhD is required

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in working with or managing clinical trials
  • Familiarity with the drug development life cycle
  • Fluency in both scientific and business concepts
  • Polished presentation skills with an ability to engage the audience
  • Skilled with MS Office and  possessing general technology savvy
  • Comfortable and fearless learning new computer programs.
  • Enthusiasm for role of consultant
  • Experience with Patient Reported Outcomes and electronic PROs is a big plus

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  • Company PHT Corporation
  • Contact Name Kim Burd
  • Contact Phone 617-681-6016
  • Email
  • Website
  • Position Location Charlestown, Massachusetts
  • Minimum Required Education Ph.D.
  • Minimum Preferred Education Ph.D.
  • Minimum Years Experience 3
  • Career Level Experienced Non-manager
  • Size of Company in MA 250
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