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We are seeking a Clinical Research Physician to oversee and assist with research functions in our Rockville, MD location.

The Physician functions as Principal Investigator (PI) on clinical trials, performing tasks such as physical and medical history assessment, rating scales, and the overall medical management of subjects on a trial. Additionally, this role seeks to improve the sites operations by providing management with support in change management and process improvement. The Principal Investigator must also be able to perform clinical tasks and will participate at Pre-study visits, Site Initiation visits and other customer facing meetings.



  • Carries out clinical evaluation and assessment of participants to ensure eligible participants are recruited and monitored for safety and adherence.
  • Attends Site Initiation Visits (SIV), Pre-Selections Visits (PSV) and Investigators meetings as required.
  • Participates in recruitment initiatives and strategy development to ensure targets are achieved; ensuring recruiting studies enroll according to plan within timelines and targets.
  • Reviews enrollment progress, pre-screening and screening success rates, screen failure rates, safety and retention of participants.
  • Interprets protocols and IB.
  • Manages and reviews IVRS, CRF/EDC, if applicable.
  • Oversees management of investigational medical product (IMP).
  • Identifies and reports trends within studies to manage it in light of conduct and outcome.
  • Oversees multiple studies and/or studies with higher numbers.
  • Cares for and protects the safety of participants through ethical conduct, this should receive the highest priority at all times during all aspects of the study
  • Fulfills and complies with all medical duties, ensuring that clinical trials are performed to acceptable medical, scientific and ethical standards and meet the requirements as per protocol, SOP/COP ICH and local GCP guidelines and regulations.
  • A valid medical degree with at least 3 years working as a licensed physician, as well as other medical licenses as may be required within the country (e.g. dispensing license)
  • Valid registration as a medical practitioner, with a Maryland medical license in good standing and with unrestricted ability to practice in place of work, where applicable
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in clinical research with sufficient PI responsibility preferred
  • Exceptional general medical practitioner diagnosis and treatment proficiency

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance offerings, life and disability insurance offerings, 401K, paid time off, and various other benefits and discount programs!  

We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accelerated Enrollment Solutions (AES) is a business unit of PPD that offers both sponsors and contract research organizations best-in-class site and enrollment solutions, with tiered offerings combining the expertise, as needed, of industry leaders PPD, Synexus, Acurian and Optimal Research.

The array of  AES services include strategic enrollment solutions that offer speed, certainty and commercial value to our clients. Acurian and Synexus have proven track records for enrolling patients and study conduct through proprietary, direct-to-patient recruitment methodologies and a global site network. When combined, these services provide a new standard of clinical trial productivity that delivers more patients from fewer sites in less time.