Clinical Research Physician

  1. Salt Lake City
  1. Physician
  2. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  3. Office Based

About the role

At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

Position Overview

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Physician to join our team in Salt Lake City, UT, as a Clinical Research Physician. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in conducting clinical evaluations of healthy volunteers and patients for specific studies, ensuring adherence to protocols and regulatory standards. The role involves overseeing study conduct, ensuring subject safety, and collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to achieve project goals. You will support cutting edge research and industry leading early-phase projects, ultimately making a difference in patient care.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct clinical evaluations of study subjects, including thorough medical history and physical examinations.

  • Review and assess laboratory results, eligibility criteria, and safety parameters in accordance with study protocols.

  • Provide study supervision and protocol adherence.

  • Prescribe study drugs and ensure correct dosage and administration procedures.

  • Assist with venous access procedures, sample collection, and safety assessments.

  • Monitor subjects for adverse events and initiate appropriate actions as per clinical judgment.

  • Complete case report forms and present safety issues at clinical meetings.

  • Maintain effective communication with nursing staff, sponsors, and stakeholders.

  • Participate in protocol development, ethics committee meetings, and study reporting.

  • Stay updated on medical and pharmaceutical industry trends and best practices.

  • Contribute to professional development and training initiatives


  • Medical degree (MD/ DO or equivalent) with active licensure, preferably in internal or family medicine, but other specialties will be considered.

  • Board certification or eligibility in relevant medical specialty.

  • Have current Utah state medical licensure or have ability to obtain Utah state medical licensure.

  • Experience in clinical research, preferably in pharmaceutical or CRO setting, is preferred.

  • Understanding of or willingness to learn ICH-GCP guidelines and regulatory requirements.

  • Excellent clinical judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities.

  • Commitment to quality, safety, and continuous improvement.

  • Able to work daily from our Salt Lake City Clinic.

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.



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