Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P010613
Salary Range: $50,825 - $64,942
This Social/Clinical Research Specialist position will organize, conduct, and evaluate multiple health behavior research studies within the BATLab. The range of responsibilities would include but are not limited to: project planning and administration, developing methodology, database development and management, data/information collection and analysis, recruitment and enrollment/retention of study participants, and assistance prepping and planning publications.
This position will be responsible for project management of multiple, technology-delivered interventions. Other responsibilities would include intervention content creation, providing guidance and training; responsibility for IRB submissions and responses; creating and maintaining professional working relationships with investigators, sponsors, team members, and others; and, providing consultation related to the specific protocols and regulatory guidance. Duties will also include training/supervision of research assistants, students, and/or temporary employees.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Candidate must possess knowledge of research principles and practices, and have the ability to manage project operations. This would include, but is not limited to: developing, overseeing and coordinating schedules and procedures. S/he must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, which are required for interacting with project participants, data collectors and project staff and ability to coordinate exchange of communication. Demonstrated ability to train others, including documenting steps needed to collect information and to independently provide consultation related to the specific goals, protocols, and regulatory guidance. Proven ability to provide consultation and lead exchange of research information with investigators; sponsors, team, members, and others. Must have the ability to follow established guidelines for assessing compliance with protocols and manuals of operational procedures. Must demonstrate knowledge of maintaining professional ethics and confidentiality.
Employee must be very organized and possess good problem-solving skills. Ability to analyze data/information for accuracy, validity, and integrity is important. The position requires substantial capacity to work independently, to manage, identify and coordinate a variety of community research activities as well as the ability to communicate and facilitate research-related tasks to study staff, train others in performance of study specific duties/procedures, and develop guidelines for study staff. Experience working on technology-delivered intervention implementation is required.
Ability to utilize Word, Excel and Access, WordPress, data entry, presentation of research and findings, and experience with enrolling, consenting and interviewing study candidates required.
Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS preferred.
Experience with and interest in working with youth and diverse populations is preferred. Experience in the field of HIV and sexual health preferred.
Masters degree preferred.
Experience doing patient navigation and experience working on tech based projects highly preferred.
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: 167143
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