Position Overview

A Clinical Research Associate is responsible for planning, designing, coordinating and conducting all activities required to initiate, monitor, and complete clinical research studies. They must be able to ensure that studies are documented and reported appropriate to protocol, SOPs, first-rate clinical practices and other applicable requirements. They also authenticate product presentation claims, provide data for critical regulatory submissions, describe the functional and scientific utility of products, and get the opinions and input about employer’s products from laboratories or customers.

A cover letter for Clinical Research Associate introduces your resume to a future employer. You have to show your interest in the job and bring your background that match the employer’s exact needs.


Clinical Research Associate Cover Letter Sample


55 Examples 113th Street, #2E
New York, NY 10025
January 3, 2016

Mr. John Davis, Personnel Manager
Thoratec Corporation
524 Some North Street
Burlington, MA 63258


Dear Mr. Davis:

I am writing to express a strong interest in obtaining a Clinical Research Associate position with Thoratec Corporation, particularly at the Burlington office. Along with my Bachelor’s degree and hands-0n experience in monitoring clinical research trials, I am confident in my ability to make a significant contribution to your organization. I have learned about your organization during my studies and work, and I am particularly familiar with the programs and services that Thoratec Corporation undertook in the USA.

As you can see from my enclosed resume, I am very skilled in:

• Performing and coordinating external clinical studies; site selection, protocol development, and closeout
• Preparing reports, and publications required for product launch
• Maintaining contact with study investigators to make sure studies are opportune
• Organizing internal performance testing; stability, proficiency, product development, and system testing
• Reviewing cases with investigators to determine discrepancies

Besides, I have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish, strong expertise in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and exceptional organizational, record maintenance, and time management skills.

As a Driven Clinical Research Associate who has an entrepreneurial spirit, I would very much appreciate the opportunity of a meeting. I will call your office next week to see if an interview would be possible at a time of mutual convenience. In the meantime, please feel free to contact me via telephone at [Contact #] or email at [Email].

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to meeting with you soon.



Dana Smith

Enc. Resume