Thank you for your interest in the employment opportunities at ACORN Research, LLC. At ACORN Research, LLC we have a supportive, team culture that prevails throughout our growth-oriented, fast-paced organization. If you are a dedicated individual who would gain great satisfaction by knowing your work was helping patients faced with the challenge of fighting cancer, please send, fax, or email your resume and salary history to:

ACORN Research, LLC
6555 Quince, Suite 400
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
Attention: Human Resources
Fax: (901) 259-8293


ACORN Research, LLC Benefits for all business lines

  • Medical Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-paid Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts ( Medical expense/Dependent care reimbursement; adoption assistance)
  • Jury and Bereavement Leaves
  • Special Banking Services
  • Vision Insurance
  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Optional Insurances to cover cancer, accident, short term disability, hospital indeminity and heart/stroke
  • Credit Union Participation

ACORN Research, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Current Career Opportunities

Research Nurse

Full time position available for Registered Nurse licensed in Tennessee and Mississippi. Performs medical management of subjects on clinical trials including symptom management, ensuring correct dosing of protocols therapy and ensuring dose modifications are implemented when toxicities dictate a dose adjustment. Obtains and maintains informed consents of each patient for the duration of a study. Screens potential subjects for eligibility to clinical trials including a careful review of the patient’s past medical history and a review of current findings. Responsibilities also include recruiting subjects for clinical trials through a variety of methods. Must have excellent organization and follow-up skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Must be proficient in computer applications including word processing and email. Associate degree or equivalent from a two–year college or technical school; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Send resume via mail, email or fax with salary requirements to ACORN Research, LLC, 6555 Quince Suite 400, Memphis, TN 38119;; or 901-259-0883. E/O/E

Project Manager (PM)

Full-time position available for a Project Manager. The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all study management activities, study teams, and project timelines for ACORN CRO. The Project Manager works closely with the funder, sponsor, investigator, and appropriate staff in each department of ACORN including medical writer, data management, regulatory, quality assurance, contracts, and scientists as needed to launch and complete the study. The Project Manager will manage the trials at the sites and have responsibility for timelines and budget adherence with each trial. Bachelor’s degree with 3 years experience as a Clinical Trial/Research Project Manager. Must have CRO and oncology trial experience. Global clinical trial management experience preferred. Send resume via mail, email or fax with salary requirements to ACORN Research, LLC, 6555 Quince Suite 400, Memphis, TN 38119;; or 901-259-0883. E/O/E

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • MS Project/Gantt chart experience
  • Excellent presentation/Bid Defense Skills
  • Budget Planning/Forecasting Skills
  • Early Phase Trial Management preferred

Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Full-time position available for Clinical Research Associate (CRA). The Clinical Research Associate will be responsible for monitoring activities in compliance with FDA regulations, ICH/GCP guidelines, ACORN SOPs and sponsor SOPs. The CRA will manage the activities of the clinical investigative sites to ensure successful execution of the protocol. The CRA will also ensure that trial data are accurate, complete, and verifiable from source documents. Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or research related field and two years related experience. Must have at least 2 years clinical research experience with a good understanding of the clinical development process and associated regulations. CCRP preferred. Relevant work experience should include at least one (1) year of Monitoring experience preferred. Send resume via mail, email or fax with salary requirements to ACORN Research, LLC, 6555 Quince Suite 400, Memphis, TN 38119;; or 901-259-0883. E/O/E

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • CRO experience
  • Experience as Monitor
  • Experience conducting all visit types (pre-study, Initiation, Monitor Visits, and Close-out visits)
  • Oncology
  • Early Phase I experience (preferably in oncology trials)

NOTICE: In the United States, ACORN Research, LLC participates in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration. Participation in the E-Verify Program allows ACORN Research, LLC to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees after the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9) has been completed. Please click here for our information of E-Verify participation as well as here to review the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices’ anti-discrimination notice.