Clinical Program Lead

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The MAPS Europe team is seeking a Clinical Program Lead based in the European Union.

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Call for Candidates

MAPS Europe is seeking an enthusiastic, focused, and organized person to join our Clinical Operations Department within the European Union. The Clinical Program Lead should be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, and research-oriented. Suitable candidates are able to work well in a fast environment and adept at organizing and managing lots of information virtually.

The Clinical Program Lead will ensure that clinical trials are conducted in a timely manner and in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the principles of ICH/Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and all applicable regulations governing the conduct of clinical trials in Europe. The Clinical Program Lead is responsible for managing the clinical operations of the group they are assigned, implementing and maintaining oversight of clinical studies and those working on them in a team setting. The ideal individual will have the ability to lead a team, exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Clinical Program Lead must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities. The focus of the Clinical Program Lead role is to oversee assigned clinical programs and protocols, and the teams for those studies, guide Clinical Trial Leader, CRAs and CTAs, contribute to all clinical documents, track timelines, review invoicing and budgeting, ensure a plan for clinical supplies and contribute to clinical operation documents (e.g. SOPs, work instructions).

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send their CV and motivation letter to



Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree
  • Eight (8) years (at least) of Clinical Research experience in the CRO/Pharmaceutical industry managing clinical studies and teams and after gaining excellent knowledge in developing work organization models
  • Strong knowledge of clinical trial operations and monitoring in Europe, GCP/ICH Guidelines and other applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Fluent in English and local language(s) as needed
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Willingness to travel



  • Contract position
  • This is a remote position from a suitable home office in the European Union with a private and quiet area to work. Secure internet and reliable phone reception are required. This position requires frequent phone and internet meetings.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send their CV and motivation letter to

About MAPS Europe

MAPS Europe and MAPS Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC) are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). Their primary work is completing Phase 3 clinical trials required to develop MDMA-assisted psychotherapy into an approved treatment for PTSD. More information about MAPS Europe can be found at:

MAPS Europe committed to the evolution of psychedelic healing modalities. We are building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We value transparency, autonomy, experimentation, and kind, direct feedback. We welcome applicants who thrive in the midst of a growing organization that values science and healing.

We believe in diversity and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, educational backgrounds, military and veteran status, religions, abilities, and perspectives. MAPS PBC values and seeks applicants who are people of color, queer, transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender fluid people. MAPS PBC strives to establish a supportive, equitable and accessible work environment.