Thursday, October 17, 2019

Part-time/Per-diem Pharmacy Research Assistant/Intern

Job Description Boston Center for Memory is looking for a part-time/per-diem Pharmacy Research Assistant/Intern that could assist the Pharmacy Research Manager, Clinical Research Manager and other research staff in performing pharmacy procedures related to Investigational Products.


Candidate will gain hands-on experience and insights about how clinical trials are being conducted at the clinical site, and exposure to various investigational therapies pertaining to Alzheimer’s Disease and other related dementias.



  • Assist Pharmacy Research Manager in the preparation, handling and accountability of Investigational Products (IPs) for infusion-based clinical trials, in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (ICH GCP guideline), study protocol requirements, and applicable local law/regulations.

    • Preparation procedures include reconstitution and/or dilution of sponsor provided IPs to final products ready for IV infusion, using aseptic techniques.

    • Accountability includes all record-keeping and detailed documentation of receipt, dispensation and disposal/return of IPs, as well as maintenance of pharmacy regulatory files.

    • Coordinate with Clinical Research Manager, laboratory coordinator and other research staff to ensure on-time delivery/handling of prepared IPs

  • Perform weekly inventory of pharmacy stock and coordinate with the Clinical Research Manager to ensure sufficient stock for IP preparation.

  • Prepare for regular pharmacy monitoring visits conducted by sponsors or CROs, and assist the Pharmacy Research Manager during the visits

  • Other responsibilities will be assigned dependent upon the needs of the clinic. 

  • Training and supervision will be provided Minimum requirements

  • Familiar with clinical laboratory environment and/or non-sterile compounding with aseptic techniques


Minimum education requirements:

  • Student in 5 th year or equivalent pharmacy program (PharmD)

  • Student in final year of nursing program (BSN, RN, LPN)

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Bachelor’s degree of other health science majors are also considered

  • Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task while ensuring error-free and high-quality delivery of work.

  • Must have transportation and valid driver license as there is minimal access to public transportation to/from our clinic

  • Minimum one-year commitment, be able to work Monday-Friday and morning shift (around 8am-1pm)


Preferred skills-

Clinical research experience: familiar with study protocols, GCPs, handling and accountability of IPs

Previous internship/rotation or experience with non-sterile compounding Per diem wage commensurate with candidate’s experience. Resume and cover letter to be sent to Pharmacy Research Manager: Dr. Linh Huynh, PharmD, MBA

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology

The Boston Center for Memory (BCM) is accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology with a focus on Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative conditions. The fellow will function as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team in a diagnostic and treatment center and clinical research center.

Postdoctoral fellows will provide screenings, conduct clinical neuropsychological evaluations, including history taking, review of medical records, administration and scoring of neuropsychological assessments, interpretation of evaluation of results under supervision, discussing the finding and recommendations with patients and their family members, working in close collaboration with the staff neurologists, and writing summary reports of the complete evaluations.


The fellowship will consist of clinical activity, didactics, supervision and mentorship, and research opportunities. Activities will allow for fulfillment of licensure requirements. 

Eligibility: Completion of an APA accredited doctoral program (PhD/PsyD) as well as an APA accredited internship. 

Benefits: Salary commensurate with postdoctoral fellowships in the greater Boston area plus a generous benefits package. Applicants are being accepted for the 2019-2021 year(s). 

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