Roles for study designers

Learn more about the responsibilities and the roles of a study designer.

About these study roles

  • Modes: These study roles are only available in Study Design Mode.
  • Users: You typically assign these study roles to a study designer or user administrator in your study.
  • Type: These study roles fall under the Design Study category. Permissions in these study roles are both blinded and unblinding. Unblinding permissions allow users to view a study's design or design a study's randomization.

Designer roles and their responsibilities


If you are a rules designer who must add or edit custom JavaScript rules, besides the Rule Designer study role, you also need a study design role to be able to use the Rules sidebar in a form. At a minimum, you should be assigned the View Study Design template study role.
Role Responsibilities Notes

Study designer

For the template role description, see Study Designer.

  • Design a study with all of its data collection and supply elements, such as forms, visits, kit types, randomization designs.
  • Run reports related to a study's design.
  • View and analyze a study's design.
  • Test a study's design in Testing mode.
A study designer typically has a global-level access, too, by being assigned the Study Creator global role. For more information, see Roles for global users in Oracle Clinical One Platform and Oracle Clinical One Digital Gateway.

User administrator

For the template role description, see User Administrator.

  • Add and administer users and study role, site, and depot assignments.

View study design

For the template role description, see View Study Design.

  • View a study's design.

This is a standalone study role that a user administrator or global user manager can assign to an unblinded study team member or site user who should view the study's design.

This study role can be found as a predefined template role in all studies, but it can also be recreated as a customized study role for a single study.