Principal Investigator (Part-time)

Principal Investigator (Part-time)

June 28, 2022 By


Welcome to dicentra!

We are a diverse team from a wide range of industries and backgrounds all united by one common passion: to improve the health and wellness of people around the world. Whether we are developing and executing a break-through clinical trial, issuing the required certifications to sell a product in a new country or jurisdiction, or guiding a client to help them successfully navigate through regulatory hurdles, we do it with confidence, knowing that our team is backed by incredible and wide-ranging experience and one of the highest success rates in the business. If you share our passion for improving health and wellness and want to find purpose in your work, apply now and join one of North America’s most respected brands in both the Health Sciences and Food industries.

Let’s build a better world, together!

Why join us

Best workplace 
We nourish an environment devoted to honesty and fairness, trust and respect. We care deeply for our team members and take work-life balance seriously, allowing our people to decide on a schedule that best fits their life and working preferences.

Best people 
We unite cross-industry professionals with a shared passion for improving people’s health and wellness. Our inspiring leaders are accessible and work eagerly side-by-side with individual employees to help them understand and achieve their objectives.

Best opportunities 
We encourage our team members to continuously develop and enhance their skills and expertise. We recognize and reward courageous choices and innovative ideas that result in the growth of our people and company, and in the success of our clients.

Become a part of a purpose-driven and future-oriented business that impacts and improves millions of lives worldwide!


  • Overseeing the conduct of research in accordance with federal and ethical regulations.

  • Overseeing the research team to help ensure ethical conduct in all aspects of the research process including but not limited to the treatment of human subjects, data acquisition, monitoring, and collaborative research and reporting.

  • Following all procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of all study participants and informing the REB and Sponsor of any changes to the protocol, protocol deviations, or unanticipated problems.

  • Obtaining and documenting the process of receiving informed consent from participants.

  • Ensuring accuracy, completeness, legibility, and timeliness of data reported.

  • Providing access to research-related records to monitors, auditors, representatives of the REB, and regulatory authorities.

  • Ensuring appropriate training has been completed by all the personnel assisting or participating in conducting the study.

  • Being accountable for facilitating inspections done by Health Canada and/or other regulatory agencies.

  • Assessing study team experience, qualifications, and training in order to delegate study tasks.


  • Maintain valid GCP training.

  • MUST HAVE: Maintain an active license in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) or must be licensed as a Nurse Practitioner with The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).

  • At least 10 years of experience in Clinical Trials.

  • A Clinical Research degree or equivalent will be considered an asset.

  • Be proficient in First Aid, CPR/ACLS, and maintain active certification for the same.

In addition to the skills and qualifications above, we value the following qualities in all of our team members:

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision or as a team.

  • Willingness to take on challenges and learn in an ever-changing regulatory landscape.

  • Proficiency in using MS Office applications.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal and written skills.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in a fast pace, hard-deadline environment.

  • Willingness to travel to client sites as needed.

Job Type: Part-time 

Location: Toronto, ON office.


To be considered for future opportunities, please email your cover letter, resume/CV, and any related supporting documentation to with “Principal Investigator (Part-Time)” in the subject line.

As part of the hiring process, in addition to interviewing, successful candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment and a reference/background check. If you are sent a skills assessment, please complete it for consideration for the advertised position.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.