Assistant Clinical Studies

The AO is a medically-guided, not-for-profit organization, a global network of surgeons, and the world's leading education, innovation, and research organization specializing in the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. We have a global network of more than 460,000 health care professionals in 160 countries. Each year we offer 800 educational events around the world, supported by over 7,000 faculty members and attended by over 98,000 participants. We have over 18,000 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery. For more information, visit:

In close collaboration with trusted industrial partner, universities and in-house institutes, the AO Foundation constantly develops new operation techniques, implant, instruments and clinical solutions under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. The AO is the leading innovator in the surgical treatment of bone fractures and disorders. Innovation at the AO goes from bench to bedside, including basic research and innovation, product development, and clinical validation. The AO Innovation Translation Center (AO ITC) streamlines and drives innovation projects. As part of the AO ITC, together with Clinical Science, Clinical Operations is the AO's clinical research provider. With about 30 clinical research specialists (project managers, clinical research associates, study assistances, image research associates, medical advisers, medical statisticians, data mangers, medical writers and quality and vendor managers) we produce clinical evidence by the planning and execution of international clinical studies that is highly relevant to current trauma and orthopedics practices for better patient care.

Employment Type:  Permanent
This position is located in: 

Zizers, CH

Part-time percentage:  100%
Experience Level:  Professional Newcomers
Please send us your application documents in:  Englisch

To master this challenge you have:


  • Commercial education, basic medical knowledge


Job specification:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in German and English
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Highly experienced in clinical data management (assessment of data quality and data checks)
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Attention to detail and reliability
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Flexibility and customer-focused mindset

In this role you are required to:

Study Assistance:

  • Assist and support Project Managers and Clinical Research Associate in their daily business
  • Assess data and documentation quality in cooperation with Project Managers and Clinical  Research Associates
  • Evaluate data (data checks) together with Project Managers and Medical Statistician
  • Create Data Clarification Forms (DCFs)
  • Create worksheets and update them
  • Preparation and shipping of study documents (Investigator Site File Binder; Patient binders) to investigator sites
  • Prepare and control patient compensation invoices for/from investigator sites
  • Prepare study-related material for archiving in collaboration with responsible Project Manager Clinical Operations


  • Correspondence and general administration tasks for Clinical Operations, AO ITC Davos (if applicable)
  • Process invoices for Clinical Operations and Clinical Science business units of AO ITC
  • Order office material for Clinical Operations, AO ITC Davos (if applicable) 

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your complete online application (motivation letter, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc) through our online application system.

Date of publication:  22.09.2022