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By November 25, 2021No Comments

PSYGEN LABS INC. (PLI) aspires to be a global leader in synthetic and biotechnological manufacture of psychedelic medicines. Our mission is to provide access to psychedelic APIs and drug products for clinical research and therapeutic applications.
Psychedelic drugs are experiencing a renaissance in the clinical treatment of a wide variety of conditions that have eluded widespread successful treatment. Psygen is developing commercial infrastructure for the large-scale synthesis and distribution of many psychedelic drugs. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a historical transformation in the mental health and addictions treatment sectors.

Psygen provides a competitive compensation and benefits package with stock options and excellent opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Clinical Research Associate – Summary

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in clinical trials and knowledge of the psychedelics literature. They must have an excellent understanding of clinical trial design and implementation and related data management requirements. In addition to clinical trials related work, the candidate will assist as needed with statistical design and analysis.

Scheduled to start in December of 2021, the position reports to the Director of Clinical Research. The work will be divided as necessary between remote/online and from our labs HQ in Calgary, Alberta and our clinical trial location in Vancouver, B.C. Ideally the successful candidate would be willing to relocate to Vancouver.

Psygen: Clinical Research Associate


  • write protocols for psychedelic research
  • write investigator brochures
  • access, review and organize relevant literature
  • produce literature summaries
  • assist with the development of documents for both Health Canada and University ethics review boards (e.g. clinical trial applications)
  • set up data collection, storage and analysis processes
  • write papers for publication
  • develop budgets
  • write SOPs


  • PhD or Masters degree in biotech/chemistry/pharmaceutical or related discipline
  • Record of published scientific and academic papers
  • CRA Certification from an accredited institution an asset

Ideal Experience and Qualities

  • 3 years clinical trial design and implementation experience
  • 3 years statistical design and analysis experience
  • Excellent knowledge of current and historical psychedelic research
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency in Endnote X9 Reference Manager
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Curiosity driven

To apply, please email your cover letter and CV by December 07, 2021 to: