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  • INC Research update
    13 days ago

    INC Research Pilots IAOCR Accreditation Program to Better Prepare CRAs and Clinical Staff for the Field

    Accreditation of ClinOps Workforce Begins at INC

    IAOCR, an independently recognized, competence-based accreditation, consultancy and accredited training organization within the clinical research sector, announced INC Research as the first to participant in its Clinical Operations Workforce Quality Accreditation pilot. Previously, IAOCR's accreditations extended to individuals in the clinical research sector, while training programs were available to individuals and biopharma and CROs, however, this is the first accreditation for a company as a whole.

  • INC Research update
    20 days ago

    INC Research's commitment to maintaining first-class relationships with sites has just been reaffirmed by our 2015 SCRS Eagle Award nomination! The Eagle Awards serve to recognize sponsors and CROs that work with sites to ensure patient safety, timely enrollment, and effective communication to optimize study success.

    Sponsor and CRO Finalists Announced for Annual Society for Clinical Research Sites' Eagle Award

    Ellicott City, M.D., August 13, 2015 - The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), the trade organization representing over 2,600 global clinical research sites in 42 countries, announces today the finalists for the 2015 SCRS Eagle Award. The finalists were selected from a record number of nominations provided by SCRS members.


INC Research – Why Work For Us?


We’re the clinical research organization that provides a full range of services to help you develop the medicines people need.

Getting the data you need to know to take your medicines further.

We help you work your way

You get more out your work life when you’re happy, and we get more out of you too. So we’ve set up a few working schemes that help you fit in the other things that make your life meaningful. Where appropriate for your job role, we offer flextime to make choosing your working hours more flexible. We’re also set up for telecommuting: A large proportion of our employees work remotely, saving valuable hours that might otherwise be spent stuck in traffic.


We like to work with very different medicines

It gets us excited when your research ambitions intend to break the boundaries of modern medicine. To accomplish this, you’ll often need to develop a new research or data capture technique. We’ve grown our early phase resources only through creating new resources for adventurous medicines, and we’d love to do the same for you too.  

Our proprietary electronic capture system (Scheduled Measurement System) contains a wide array of validated pharmacodynamics assessments enabling characterization of your medicines. This system has generated extensive data for hundreds of early phase studies for successful submission and review by regulatory authorities.


We work together to support your development

Clinical development is all about collaboration – close working with sites, with investigators, with patients, with sponsors, with data. Everything needs to be connected to work well. And the same goes for our employee training programs. To make sure we provide the most robust training schemes available, we’ve collaborated with the International Academy of Clinical Research. Doing so, we’ve created the first ever clinical research monitor accreditation program. It’s an internationally-recognized standard for competence in clinical research monitoring.

And, in 2013, we received IACET’s Exemplar Award for Internal Training. So when it comes to self-development, you’ll know you’ve joined the right team.

We reward you for being you

Motivated and committed employees are the single biggest driver of our success. Recognizing and rewarding those employees who contribute to our success is a fundamental aspect of INC's corporate culture and key to our continued growth. The “I am award winning” program provides a range of opportunities for each Business Unit/Department to reward employee achievements.

And we’re so proud of the achievements of our employees, we regularly nominate them for industry-wide recognition. In fact, we’ve supplied several winners at the Pharmatimes U.S. Clinical Researcher of the Year Award over the past few years.

We help you take your clinical research career anywhere

We’ve got an attitude at INC: “Can do, I own it.” Absolutely everyone has ownership of what they do here. And because we’re given the freedom and responsibility to really own our projects, we can take them to new levels. And that means we can take our careers wherever we want them, too.

We bring the world closer

In 2013, we added new offices in Japan and Indonesia to our global array of places to work. In total, we’ve got offices in 64 locations and our work spans over a hundred countries. But although we’re widely dispersed, we’re also tightly knit. Our specially created employee intranet (incorporating a web-based messaging system) and our regular face-to-face team meetings for office-based staff mean that wherever you work at INC, you’re always close to someone who’s here to support you.

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    New employee but thoroughly impressed so far and excited about the connection and journey ahead.

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    Current Employee - Trusted Process Specialist in Raleigh, NC
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    Overall, the people are amazing. "Can Do" positive attitudes and "sky is the limit" optimism. Great leadership! Flexible schedule and employees are not micromanaged. Company has great recruiters, hire great people, and believes in the abilities of those on the team. Great promotion and career advancement plan, with guaranteed steps for salary and title adjustments. Allows you room to make mistakes, just not the same ones over and over. The headquarters facility is very new, clean, and nice. Everyone takes care of "home."


    Sometimes too much communication. You are on multiple listservs and things are emailed to everybody more than once. Many of the SOPs/WIs are repetitive or redundant or presentations are poorly constructed so training is much longer than necessary.

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    I applied online. I interviewed at INC Research.


    Initial HR interview then met with two Clinical Team Leads who asked behavioral questions. Not overly difficult but not softball questions. Initial HR interview then met with two Clinical Team Leads who asked behavioral questions. Not overly difficult but not softball questions.

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Additional Info

Headquarters Raleigh, NC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Public (INCR)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

INC Research is a leading, global full-service clinical research organization (CRO) providing the full range of Phase I to IV clinical development services for the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. As a therapeutically focused CRO, with a Trusted Process® delivery methodology, developing the medicines people need is something we take personally. Leveraging ... More

Mission: We are an organization of therapeutically focused high performance teams, led by world-class managers and leaders, dedicated to helping our customers bring products to market to improve the health of people around the world.

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