Research Associate (Chinese Fluent)

Parexel International Corporation

Glendale, California, United States of America

The Research Associate position is a great opportunity for those with a passion in research!

The Research Associate position is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in beginning a career in research, conducting unique first-in-human, Phase I clinical research trials within multiple therapeutics. By being hired into one of our Research Associate jobs at Parexel International, you’ll be a key member of the team. Professionals within the clinical team come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing an assortment of knowledge and skills to every area of our business. You will have the opportunity to become familiar with study protocols, recruit and interact with study participants and perform diagnostic laboratory tests.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Recruits study participants by calling the database, attending company sponsored community events and involvement in community recruitment including but not limited to posting flyers in schools, senior centers, supermarkets, and other establishments.

  • Manages patient experience through enrollment process, screening visits and lab testing.

  • Perform simple diagnostic laboratory tests (for example pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and drugs of abuse tests) according to current CLIA registration.

  • Identify and problem solve study-related issues as they arise, bringing it to the attention of the correct supervisor. 

  • Maintain a positive, results orientated work environment, building relationships with management, colleagues, and other departments, communicating in an open, balanced, and objective manner 


  • Demonstrated leadership ability and critical thinking

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fluent in English and Chinese (oral and written)

  • Have the ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail

  • B.S./M.A.+ in related life science field

  • LVN/Phlebotomy is a plus

Schedule: weekdays (Monday through Friday) with occasional weekend shifts

Base Pay Range: $21.00 to $27.00 per hour

Actual salaries may vary within the range based on several factors including, but not limited to education, training, experience, professional achievement, and location.

In addition to base salary, some roles may be eligible for participation in Parexel’s annual performance-based bonus plan, annual salary review and additional total rewards incentives. Our talent acquisition team will provide additional details on our bonus plan or incentive programs for those eligible roles. For all eligible employees, we offer market leading benefit programs including paid time off, 401k match, life insurance, health insurance, and other benefit offerings in accordance with the terms of applicable plans.

This role may be subject to government and/or customer requirements regarding vaccination against COVID-19 that are more stringent than Parexel policy.  Accordingly, successful applicants may need to be either vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved religious or medical exemption. Employment is contingent on disclosure of your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if relevant, proof of vaccination.#EPCUGlendale


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