The WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™) is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of regulatory and ethical review services for human research.  The pioneer of independent ethical review, WCG continues to drive ingenuity in the clinical research space. Today, WCG’s solutions are built upon the foundation of ethical review, but have grown to include a suite of complementary services and technologies that expand the capabilities of the modern research professional. WCG delivers transformational solutions that stimulate growth, foster compliance, and maximize efficiency for those who perform clinical trials.

WCG is proud to serve the individuals on the frontlines of science and medicine, and the organizations that strive to develop new products and therapies to improve the quality of human health. It is our role to empower them to accelerate advancement, while ensuring that the risks of progress never outweigh the value of human life.

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Western Institutional Review Board (Western IRB)

The first independent review board, Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB) was founded in 1968 and remains the unrivaled leader in ethical review. Recognized as the gold standard of human subject protection, WIRB is the trusted partner to over 2,100 institutions in the United States alone, ranging from small community hospitals and research sites to large academic medical centers and universities. WIRB is also the largest global presence in the ethical review space, with a network of affiliates and fellows reviewing research around the world.

With seven individual AAHRPP-accredited panels, over 130 experienced board members, and almost 50 years of experience in protocol and study-related review, only WIRB has the capacity and expertise to provide custom solutions to meet the unique and highly-specialized needs of its institutional partners.

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IRBNet is the leading compliance and research oversight solution for institutions. Developed in 2001 as part of an NIH Enhancement Grant, IRBNet currently supports over 2,500 research sites and review boards- and over 125,000 research professionals- in the successful and efficient management of research involving humans, animals and recombinant DNA. A secure, web-based application, IRBNet drives compliance and productivity by assimilating the highest ethical and regulatory standards into its user’s daily workflow.

In 2013, IRBNet was fully integrated with Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB), enabling clients to enjoy unified, seamless management of both internal and external IRB submissions, in addition to Enterprise Conflict of Interest (COI), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Biosafety (IBC), Sponsored Programs, Publication Tracking, Training & Credentials Management, and other institutional research functions.

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Copernicus Group Independent Review Board (Copernicus Group IRB)

Copernicus Group Independent Review Board® (Copernicus Group IRB) was founded in 1996, on the principle that quality must never be sacrificed to speed. To maintain industry-leading turnaround times while driving a continuous cycle of quality improvement, Copernicus Group IRB has adopted systems and processes that drive unparalleled efficiency and compliance. In fact, Copernicus Group IRB is the first and only independent review board to achieve certification by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), a product of its rigorous quality management systems.

Today, Copernicus Group IRB is the foremost provider of high-quality ethical review services to all major sponsors, ranging from large pharmaceutical corporations and device manufacturers to small and growing biotechnology companies, as well as the leading contract research organizations (CROs). Relentless in its pursuit of efficiency, Copernicus Group IRB is incomparably organized to meet the demands of industry, consistently delivering the most streamlined and highest quality review services to its clients.

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Midlands Independent Review Board (Midlands IRB)

Midlands Independent Review Board® (Midlands IRB) is the leading provider of ethical review services for Early Phase clinical research. Founded in 1981, Midlands IRB has over 30 years of extensive experience reviewing multi-site trials in all phases and areas of research, but has gained industry recognition for the timeliness and accuracy of its Phase I & II specialty.

With two AAHRPP-accredited panels that meet weekly and on-demand Informed Consent development, Midlands IRB delivers the customized, personalized, and responsive services that its loyal clients have come to expect.

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Aspire Independent Review Board (Aspire IRB)

Aspire Independent Review Board™ (Aspire IRB) was founded in 2004 by a group of CIP-certified women dedicated to making a difference in healthcare through human subject protection. The first female and minority-led independent IRB, Aspire IRB is recognized for the timeliness and efficiency of its service, and the quality of its communication with clients.

With extensive Phase I & Single Site experience, as well as experience in Late Phase research and Post Market and Registry studies, Aspire IRB supports sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) with hands-on, personalized service across the continuum of clinical research. Overseeing a diverse range of studies, Aspire IRB brings unmatched expertise to its review of pharmaceutical, device, biologic, nutraceutical and cosmetic research.

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New England Independent Review Board (New England IRB)

Founded in 1988, New England Independent Review Board® (New England IRB) was one of the first independent IRBs established to meet the review needs of sponsors, contract research organizations (CROs) and investigators across the United States. Today, New England IRB is the preferred provider of ethical review services to Massachusetts’ fast-growing pharmaceutical and biotech industry, which now accounts for over 10% of the US drug development pipeline.

Located in the Boston-Cambridge area, New England IRB provides a strong regional presence for high-quality, full-service, independent review. For studies ranging from one site to several thousand and spanning all phases of research, New England IRB is the definition of innovation and clinical research leadership in the Northeast corridor.

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ePharmaSolutions  (ePS)

ePharmaSolutions is the industry’s leading provider of eClinical solutions, helping sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) to streamline and accelerate the conduct of clinical trials. For over a decade, ePharmaSolutions’ technologies and services have enabled clinical research sites to achieve their goals, by fostering compliance and efficiency within the site selection and management process.

Fully integrated and self-configurable, ePharmaSolutions’ award-winning eClinical platform is the most widely used in the industry- hosting more than 350,000 clinical researchers in 130 countries. The only true end-to-end workflow management solution, the eClinical platform is revolutionizing the quality of communication between sponsors and sites, and the efficiency with which new drugs and therapies are delivered to market.

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Clintrax Global

Clintrax Global, Inc. specializes in the negotiation of clinical trial contracts and budgets between biopharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations (CROs) and investigator sites around the world. Clintrax also manages, executes, and tracks payments from the research sponsor to its associated research sites.

Founded by former biopharmaceutical and CRO attorneys, Clintrax Global has accelerated hundreds of clinical trials since its inception. Supported by technology-driven processes and a network of international attorneys who possess specialized and in-depth knowledge of local languages and regulations across 65 countries, Clintrax significantly reduces the amount of time devoted to the negotiation process.

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MedAvante-ProPhase is a global provider of specialty solutions in clinical trials. Our goal is to optimize the selection, use, and analysis of behavioral endpoints to mitigate trial risk and maximize the likelihood of study success. Through collaboration and evidence-based innovation, we work to transform measurement science in clinical trials and improve outcomes for all stakeholders. Our services and technologies support all measurement-related activities in clinical trials and include eCOA and Endpoint Surveillance, Rater Qualification and Training, and Study Start-Up Support.

By partnering with Sponsors, CROs and sites, and using a risk-based approach, we deliver services that are highly customized to study needs, and adapted regionally for global trials.

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ThreeWire provides customized clinical trial recruitment, enrollment, and retention for the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries, as well as direct-to-patient marketing services for medical device companies.

Led by an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, ThreeWire provides end-to-end systematic solutions to accomplish two objectives for our customers:

  • Optimizing recruitment and enrollment results by identifying and referring patient candidates to clinical sites or physician practices
  • Eliminating “bottle-necks” in the process by providing sites and practices with the necessary resources for screening, enrolling, treating and retaining patients to meet program goals.

We offer a full range of centralized and site- or practice-based capabilities that are tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual customer and project. Because our customers only realize value through the enrolled, retained and treated patients we contribute, we offer several performance-based pricing options wherein we bear the costs for program operation, including payment for media advertising, and are paid based on the patients we deliver.

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At WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), we believe that our employees are our most important asset.  With this in mind, we provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees and their family that supports and maintains good physical, emotional and financial health.
As a quick summary, we offer the following:

  • Robust medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance/AD&D
  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Paid time off (PTO) for vacations and illnesses
  • Paid holidays
  • ...and more

*Our benefit programs and policies meet or exceed all federal and state requirements.  

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Company Job Title Location Type
ThreeWire Associate Site Services Specialist Eden Prairie, MN Full time-exempt
ePharmaSolutions IT Project Manager Plymouth Meeting, PA Full time-exempt
MedAvante-ProPhase Manager, Site Management Hamilton Township, NJ Full time-exempt
MedAvante-ProPhase Principal Clinician IRev (Neurologist) on-demand (French speaker) Remote

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