The University of Pittsburgh, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, is currently recruiting a Clinical Research Assistant (CRA) to this nationally recognized research institution participating in many federally funded and industry-sponsored clinical trials.
The successful candidate will work primarily in the UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital Mother-Baby Unit, with a study team to screen and enroll eligible participants, review medical records, and collect and process specimens including other duties directed by the division Clinical Research Manager.
Research experience preferred. Strong communication, organizational, and computer skills required. Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. One year experience working with human research participants required. Some early evening hours and weekend hours are likely needed for coverage. English proficiency required and speaking a second language fluently is a plus. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
One year experience working with human research participants required. EPIC/Cerner experience preferred. Child development experience/education preferred. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.I
Minimum Education Level Required: Associate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Position will require flexibility with shift/hours and position may be required to work on the evenings and weekends.
Hiring Range: $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19006133
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.