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 January 07, 2022 to: [email protected]

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