This position directly supports the research endeavors of Kori Flower, MD and will perform clinical research involving recruitment, enrollment, data collection (structured phone interviews, structured in person interviews) from Spanish-speaking and English-speaking subjects, and coordination of study visits; assist in overseeing and coordinating study intervention (obesity prevention intervention); participate in research meetings to gain a better understanding of protocol issues and project developments; assist in preparation of all study documents including data collection documents, IRB documents, manuscripts and presentations.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
The position requires an employee who is and has:
A fluent Spanish speaker
Able to document the ability to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision
Strong organizational skills
Skillful at interacting with diverse populations, including Spanish-speaking and English-speaking parents and young children
We prefer candidates have knowledge of:
American Academy of Pediatrics The Injury Prevention Program (TIPP) protocol and handouts
The IRB submission process
At least one year of experience with clinical trial, patient recruitment and retention
We prefer candidate's educational background include:
Completion of a four-year college degree in sociology, psychology, or related social science
Coursework in statistics and qualitative research methodology
Preference will be given to candidates with:
Experience working in the Latino community and awareness of Hispanic culture
Clinical experience working with physicians and families of a variety of backgrounds
Able to document the ability to establish rapport quickly with research subjects, including parents and young children
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 158165
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