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The SCTO is an independent organisation and is based on a joint initiative of the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences.

As of 2017, the SCTO is a research infrastructure of national importance funded by the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation and the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Job Opportunities

Are you interested in an exciting and unique career opportunity?

We are looking to fill the following position at our Executive Office in Bern as of 1 November 2022.

Managing Director 80–100%

The Swiss Clinical Trial Organisation (SCTO) is the reference institution for academic clinical research in Switzerland. Since 2009 we are committed to increasing the relevance, impact, and quality of academic clinical research in Switzerland.

As Managing Director, you will implement and further develop the SCTO’s strategy together with an open-minded, highly professional, and experienced team at our Executive Office and a network of national and international collaboration partners.

Your leadership skills, creativity, and broad experience in the field of clinical research will allow you to shape forward-looking topics in clinical research and ensure the SCTO to achieve a strong presence and impact on national and international platforms.

You will engage with the SCTO Steering Board and the network of Swiss Academic Clinical Trial Units to further develop our organisation in line with our funders State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

You are an ambitious, open-minded, flexible, and communicative person with a flavour for entrepreneurial topics. You hold a University degree in Medicine or Natural Sciences and bring several years of management experience in the clinical research sector in industry or academia. Solid knowledge of English and at least one national language (German, French or Italian) is a prerequisite.

The SCTO offers attractive working conditions including options for remote and part-time working.

Contact

Interested? Please send your comprehensive application dossier to SCTOs current Managing Director Annette Magnin by e-mail (a.notexisting@nodomain.commagnin@scto.notexisting@nodomain.comch). Annette Magnin is happy to answer your further questions via e-mail or phone (+41 31 307 10 41).

About us

The Swiss Clinical Trial Organisation (SCTO) is a reference institution for academic clinical research in Switzerland. We are committed to increasing the relevance, impact, and quality of academic clinical research in Switzerland.

The SCTO is an association funded by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Together with its Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) Network, the SCTO’s Executive Office forms a decentralised infrastructure: the seven CTUs located throughout Switzerland provide local support to clinical researchers and their teams, while the EO in Bern coordinates the CTU Network at a national level.