Lightship is seeking an experienced leader in clinical research and / or healthcare education to join our team as Director, Clinical TrainingThe candidate should be energetic, independent, and compassionate, who possesses a strong background and history of being a successful clinical educator. Director, Clinical Training will work in a pivotal role, collaborating with clinical study teams, technology group, sponsors, and relevant Lightship functional teams to develop and implement comprehensive training program to meet study specific requirements for various studies.

This position is remote, and a successful candidate will possess a willingness and desire to work independently without significant oversight. Additionally, this position may require moderate travel – approximately 10%. Director, Clinical Training is passionate about Lightship’s mission of redefining trials, providing hope for all, and our core values: we believe in people, we embrace change, we serve others, and we make an impact.


  • An opportunity to help re-envision how clinical research is executed and deliver high-quality research output.
  • The chance to work with a patient-centered, clinically oriented, collaborative team to deliver enterprise grade direct-to-patient clinical research solutions at scale.
  • An unmatched opportunity to grow as part of an early-stage startup!
  • Top notch healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) for you and your family, effective on day one of employment.
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO), plus paid holidays and bereavement to help support work life balance.
  • A 100% 401(k) company match for up to 4% of eligible contributions with an immediate vesting.
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Short & long-term disability
  • Life insurance and More!



In this role as a Director, Clinical Training, you will play a pivotal role in creating learning & development strategies for the extended Lightship Clinical Team and our investigators. You will analyze training needs and develop custom training modules and processesincluding competency-based trainings; implementing training sessions & events using various methodologies (electronic, self-training, group training, etc.); and implement tools/procedures for document training. 

In this role as a Director, Clinical Training, you will also provide or facilitate training for the clinical study teams on assigned protocol specific topics; schedule and lead meetings to plan protocol training with the Clinical Study Managers, investigators, and other team members who are involved in training. You will ensure applicable training requirements are defined in study training plans, addressing regulatory and documentation aspects. 


We are looking for a strong communicator and effective problem solver with and exceptional ability to work as part of a team and to multitask effectively. You should have excellent decision-making skills and be able to adjust quickly to the changes of a dynamic organization. At least 5 years of clinical research experience is required. You must also have experience in developing and creating training programs. You are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Life Science or healthcare-related field.



Are you the ideal candidate AND also willing to be very hands-on as we grow providing an exceptional and highly collaborative approach to clinical studies? Are you excited about the prospect to help re-envision how clinical research is executed with inclusivity, increased diversity, and accessibility at the core? If so, we invite you to Apply Now for immediate consideration for our Director, Clinical Training opportunity.


Lightship is the premier provider of enterprise level, technology enabled direct-to-patient clinical research. In this capacity, Lightship makes research participation more accessible for everyone by functioning as a telemedicine-enabled site within a research study. To be successful at Lightship, you need to be passionate about Lightship’s mission of redefining trials and providing hope for all, and our core values: we believe in people, we embrace change, we serve others, and we make an impact. 

Our commitment to diversity & inclusion:

Lightship is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace. Lightship considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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