The application packet must include the following:

  • Certification Application:  A completed downloaded CACRS certification registration Form
  • Category 2 applicants must ALSO include the following in their application portfolio:
  • Category 3 applicants must ALSO include the following in their application portfolio:
  • Resume / CV:  The applicant’s resume or CV documenting their employment in clinical research.
  • Job Description:  The applicant’s official job description issued by the institution or employer.
  • Verification of Employment: Include signed/dated letter(s) on institutional letterhead documenting the minimum work experience for the eligibility category. Include letters from EACH employer (supervisor or human resources) documenting EACH position. If required experience spans multiple positions and/or employers, multiple letters will be required.
Letters must include:
• Position title(s) applying toward eligibility
• Corresponding dates of employment for each position title
• Full-time or Part-time status for each position title (Include the number of hours/ percentage of time worked in clinical research related duties for each position title)