Senior Scientific Advisor

Job Location US-MA-Boston
Regular Full-Time


ERT is looking to hire a Senior Scientific Advisor. As a member of a team of accomplished scientists, clinicians, and data analysts, the Senior Scientific Advisor will provide scientific leadership and expert analysis to the Sales, Marketing, and Client Services functions in a software company that creates electronic data collection systems for clinical trials. Senior Science Advisors support and drive the sales and delivery of ERT services and enterprise attachments (eg. eCOA, Cardiac and Respiratory, AVERT, Insights Cloud).


  1. Sales support:
  2. Review protocol from prospective customers & respond rapidly to meet client timelines
  3. Plan the data collection design based on best practices, knowledge of literature, compliance, patient/site preference and applicable regulations
  4. Determine the complexity of the project
  5. Provide scientific support and content development for capability and bid defense presentations
  6. Attend pre-sales customer presentations and present relevant science content
  7. Client Services support:
  8. Assisting project handoff from sales to services
  9. Contribute to training of Client Services staff regarding diary design, scientific objectives of proposals, best practices, etc
  10. Support Client Services at selected post sales customer meetings
  11. Marketing support:
  12. Contribute to product development decisions for ERT services
  13. Participate in presentations at professional forums, conferences & meetings
  14. Lead the preparation and review of publications, abstracts & white papers
  15. Design and lead scientific projects which are designed to obtain marketing information
  16. Acquire and maintain critical scientific knowledge to support sales and ERT project teams
  17. Maintain knowledge base regarding regulations or scientific advances that influence ERT’s services to customers, including regulatory guidances, scientific literature, and best practices based on data analysis and/or internal research efforts
  18. Direct and lead discussions with other industry scientists to facilitate ERT’s deliverables to clients.
  19. Design research studies and develop internal research pipeline and external outreach including webinars, abstracts, papers, white papers and related content


Work conditions:

  1. Travel approximately 20% of time

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.




  • PhD preferably with clinical trial experience & multiple years of experience in clinical trial technology or related industry (Minimum 3-5+ years relevant experience). Master’s degree acceptable for highly skilled candidates with exceptional qualifications




  • Significant experience in conduct of clinical trials and drug development cycle
  • Experience in the clinical trial technology product life cycle and ERT enterprise technologies and services.
  • Business driven and business growth savvy.
  • Polished presenter with considerable experience in pre and post-sales environments with clinical trial technology
  • Comfortable and fearless learning new roles, versatile, fast learner
  • Team leader & team player
  • Highly interactive across the enterprise, bridging ERT technology and services to the clinical trial needs of our clients
  • Highly skilled in the sales and delivery of scientific support for ERT technology and services
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to understand and communicate with representatives from the range of disciplines within biopharmaceutical development
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, and balance workload and timelines; Able to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



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