Working @ Immatics

Clinical Research Associate

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX)

Overview
We are currently seeking a Full Time CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE to support our CLINICAL OPERATIONS team. This position is responsible for the clinical monitoring activities for assigned clinical trial sites in accordance with regulatory requirements, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and SOPs to the most rigorous standards of quality and timely delivery.  
Your mission
Essential functions:  
  •  Support clinical trial site feasibility   
  •  Conduct all aspects of clinical monitoring for clinical trials including site visits for qualification, initiation, routine monitoring and close-out.  
  • Support the maintenance of the Investigator Site Files and Trial Master Files  
  • Conduct all aspects of site management as prescribed in the clinical trial specific functional plans.  
  • Prepare accurate and timely monitoring visit reports  
  • Review progress of clinical trials, especially patient recruitment and clinical trial data capture and initiate appropriate actions to achieve objectives  
  
Secondary functions:  
  •  Maintain clinical trial tracker  
  • Organize and present clinical trial content at Investigator Meetings  
  • Act as a primary contact for clinical trial supplies and other suppliers (vendors)  
  • Participate in the development of Case Report Forms and clinical trial documents  
  • Prepare and review Standard Operations Procedures and Working Instructions as well as template documents  
Competencies  
  • Very good communication skills   
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and contribute in a team   
  • Very good organizational skills to work efficiently, good time management  
  • Exceptional attention to detail   
  • Good team player with excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills   
  • Demonstrates ability to take initiative and work independently  
  • Ability to prioritize and adapt quickly in a fast-paced and changing industry  
  • Outside the box thinking and a high degree of flexibility in an environment which is marked by a constant striving for excellence  
   
Work environment:  
This position works remotely or in the office in a typical office environment with moderate noise levels and uses phone, computer, office equipment and supplies on a regular basis. Travel is an essential function of the job. Most travel is arranged by flight or train. During the travel time, clinical monitoring activities, especially preparation and documentations, should be completed as much as possible.   
Physical demands:  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
  
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach with hands and arms, walk; lift push or pull objects up to 20 pounds. Hand-eye coordination necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  
  
 Travel required:  
 Travel is an essential function of the job (>75%)   
Your profile
Required education and experience  
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in life science or nursing, or you have a comparable education.  
  • 4-6 years of on-site monitoring experience in the pharmaceutical/ biotechnology industry.  
  • Understanding of medical oncology terminology and science.  
  • In-depth knowledge of ICH-GCP, FDA, EMA and applicable local regulations and laws.  
  • Valid Driver’s license   
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including Microsoft Office and clinical trial systems (i.e., eTMF, CTMS)  

Preferred education and experience  
  • Excellent English knowledge (written and spoken)  
  
Additional eligibility requirements: none  
   

Work authorization/security clearance requirements  
Must be eligible to work in the US legally at any time during employment.  
 
Affirmative Action/EEO statement  
Immatics is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law”.  
 
Other duties   
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.   
Why us?
What Immatics Offers 
We are a committed and inspired company and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking, and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills. In addition, we offer:  
  • Competitive Total Rewards package 
  • Base Salary  
  • Annual Bonus  
  • Stock Options – based on position level  
  • 401K plan with company match  
  • Generous Holiday Time  
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for ALL EMPLOYEES regardless of position level 
  • Full Benefits 
  • Health Insurance  
  • Dental/Vision insurance   
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability  
  • Other voluntary insurance (Pet, Legal Shield Identity Theft Protection, Travel Assistant, Accidental Injury and Critical Illness,) 
  • Family Medical Leave 
  • Parental Leave  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life Insurance policy  
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance 
  • Personal time with the CEO in your first 30 days  
  • Collaborative and family environment 
  • Monthly Site meetings with fun team building events 
  • Participation in the annual Houston BioChili Cookoff  
  • Themed Holiday party  
  • Social Community Outreach participation  
  • Development training and planning  
  • Various committees to foster collaboration and involvement within Immatics  
  • Hybrid work schedules (based on position need and supervisor’s approval) 
Notice
Recruitment is managed through Immatics US’ Human Resources department. Resumes will only be accepted from staffing agency/recruiters if there is a signed contract in place. Recruiters are requested to not contact our hiring managers or employees directly to inquire about open positions or to present candidates. In the event a staffing agency/third-party recruiter submits a resume without a contract in place, the candidate submitted will be considered unsolicited and treated as if the candidate submitted their resume directly to Immatics US, and no fee/payment will be paid. Recruiters interested in working with Immatics US can submit their information to HR-US@immatics.com, and we will contact you if needed.   
 
Immatics values diversity and inclusion. Immatics N.V. and all Immatics subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.   
About Us
Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets.

This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.