Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
We are seeking applications for a full-time clinical study technician to join the Behavioral Oncology Research Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at IUPUI, led by Dr. Catherine Mosher. We are conducting two randomized controlled trials funded by the National Cancer Institute (a 4-year-long R01 and a pending 2-year-long R21) and are looking for candidates interested in developing expertise in conducting behavioral clinical trials in cancer to join our dynamic team.
Why We Need a Clinical Study Technician
We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated Clinical Study Technician who is able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and who gets great satisfaction from delivering professionally on the smallest details. To be successful in this role, the candidate should be dedicated to excellence in project coordination, time management, handling patient data, administrative and communication tasks, interacting with cancer patients and their family caregivers and medical professionals, and other details that help make our research more effective.
Here are some of the functions you'll be responsible for:
Project Coordination: Recruit research participants and conduct study interviews. Review, analyze, and document project requirements. Monitor regulatory requirements. Keep electronic and paper file systems up to date and organized. Minor travel to study sites in Indianapolis and surrounding areas to ensure study coordination with clinic personnel and research staff.
Data Management: Support and assist the study team to ensure accurate data collection and entry.
Communications: Basic computer skills, such as knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and the ability to communicate effectively with a multidisciplinary study team and families coping with cancer are essential.
Note: This position is grant funded.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in science or health-related field; OR Bachelor's degree in other fields/completion of 3 years college science, plus 2 years patient-related or research experience; OR Associate's degree in Allied Health profession plus 1 year of patient-related or research experience; OR High School Diploma plus 5 years patient related experience with 2 years in clinical study at the TE06 level. Degree must be completed by June 1, 2019.
Must have availability to travel locally to research sites for recruitment and other study procedures.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Off-campus meetings and recruitment require a means of personal transportation.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 07
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: PSYCHOLOGY (IN-PSY-IUINA)
Internal Number: 72962
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.