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Medpace Overview

Cincinnati, OH
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (MEDP)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Medpace is a global Clinical Research Organization (CRO) partnering with leading pharmaceutical, biotech, and device companies to bring promising new drugs and devices to market. With our global headquarters in Cincinnati, Medpace combines efficient clinical trial management ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to accelerate the global development of safe and effective medical therapeutics.

Medpace – Why Work For Us?

Founded in 1992, Medpace is a global leader in research-based drug and medical device development. As a therapeutically - focused Contract Research Organization (CRO), we view ourselves as stewards of our sponsor's drug or device, leveraging our extensive medical and regulatory expertise to deliver additional input, strategy, and efficiencies, to each and every phase of the clinical trial. Our powerful combination of Experts, Experience, and Execution at Medpace delivers the results our sponsors demand. That is the Power of X. 


The inherent complexity of clinical research demands that you engage a team of experts across medical, regulatory, and operational functions. 

  • Our unique model of embedding therapeutic medical and scientific experts (MDs/PhDs) throughout the study helps to accelerate development
  • Global regulatory experts, including former FDA officials, add input, strategy, and efficiencies based on their in-depth understanding of the local and global regulatory landscape
  • Seasoned and highly-trained operational teams work hand-in-hand with sites to deliver quality results


For over 20 years, Medpace has helped sponsors accelerate global drug and device clinical research through a full-service model.

  • Known for its therapeutic excellence, Medpace has amassed broad experience across numerous indications
  • With coverage across 45 countries and six continents, Medpace has the global expertise and local understanding of laws and culture to proactively plan and execute trials of all sizes
  • Global experience in all phases of drug and device development is further supported by wholly- owned business units including clinical pharmacology, central lab, bioanalytical lab, ECG core lab, and imaging core lab


Disciplined Processes – Quality Control - Site Relationships – Technology

Quality results, hitting timelines, and staying in budget requires excellence in execution. Medpace’s ability to deliver year over year can be measured by customer satisfaction and overall service value. We attribute much of this success to:

  • A disciplined process that delivers quality results, efficiencies, and speed to market
  • A problem-solving culture fueled by proactive communication
  • Deeply embedded relationships with sites and key opinion leaders
  • A simple-to-use, proprietary clinical trial management system

Our mission is to accelerate the global development of
safe and effective medical therapeutics.

Our unique partnering philosophy emphasizes our uncompromising commitment to research and to the highest level of ethical standards and performance in our jobs. We are selective about the number of projects we engage in because we are devoted to quality and providing our partners with best in class service. Medpace's dedicated teams serve as an extension of your team – we engage quickly and provide strategic thinking – ensuring quicker start-up times, superior quality, and the most efficient delivery of every phase of trial. Our therapeutic and regulatory experts are determined to streamline your path to approval so every partnership is designed to create research solutions focused on your critical needs.


Finding work that is challenging, having the tools and training to succeed, being rewarded and provided opportunities to grow professionally are just a few reasons talented individuals join the Medpace team. With our global presence in a rapidly growing industry, Medpace has quickly become a leader providing ample opportunity for employee growth and development. Our employees define how we work and give us a competitive advantage – their commitment to quality has made us an industry leader in research-based drug development.

  • We lead.
  • We take action.
  • We are determined.
  • We are intensely committed to quality and the principles of Good Clinical Practice.
  • We recognize collaboration is key to our success and communicate in a complete, concise, and accurate manner.
  • We recruit and hire people who have a track record of success.
  • We provide comprehensive, hands-on training from experts.

Our exceptional reputation in the industry is driven by our people. We are able to maintain and grow our relationships with our clients by following our unique partnering philosophy. The spirit of problem-solving, efficiency, and teamwork is ingrained at every level of our organization.


Ours is a culture of expertise, and we empower our teams to employ their unique talents and experience to take an assertive approach to research, problem solving, and ultimately supporting our partners. At Medpace our employees embody our values and our approach to serving our clients. They work hard, understand our high expectations, and rise to the challenge. In return they are rewarded with interesting projects, career advancement, and recognition and exposure to our international footprint.

Making a Career at Medpace

Some people join Medpace to start their careers due to our excellent training programs and others join Medpace to build on their existing success. Either way they look forward to a long term future with Medpace which leads to excellent retention of employees. We hire entry level to experienced professionals internationally across our global organization. Whether you are a recent graduate or seasoned in your field, your contributions can make an impact on our business. Our opportunities are vast ranging from Clinical Research Associates, who are critical partners with our sites, to Medical Directors, Laboratory Associates, and many other roles.

A full list of open positions is listed here. Current Opportunities.

Total Compensation/Benefits

We aim to reward and recognize our employees with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. These include bonus potential for all employees with tailored benefits for specific roles. Specific benefits vary by country and location. At our global headquarters and largest location, Cincinnati, Ohio, we have a free onsite fitness center. We also have an onsite cafeteria with free lunch daily and a casual dress code.

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    Medpace has a career path structure unlike any organization i've been a part of. From day one at Medpace, I knew what my future could look like and what I need to do to get there. My management team has been an advocate for my career advancement and provides continuous feedback so I always know what's expected.


    Lack of opportunity to work from home.

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Medpace Awards & Accolades

  • Top Cincinnati Workplace for 2018, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 2018
  • Top Cincinnati Workplace for 2017, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 2017
  • Top Cincinnati Workplace for 2016, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 2016
  • Top Cincinnati Workplace for 2015, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 2015
  • Fit Friendly Company (Gold Level), The American Heart Association, 2015
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