Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Job Duties/Responsibilities: This position will work with the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU) and the Muscular Dystrophy (MD) Center within the Department of Neurology to conduct clinical trials in adults and children with neurologic diseases and disorders. The applicant will coordinate various aspects of clinical trials from start-up to close-out in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP), other regulations and University policies. The applicant is expected to be a learned professional responsible for troubleshooting and resolving problems independently, and will typically manage clinical trials of moderate risk.
60% - Study Coordination: recruit potential participants; assist in determining participant eligibility; collect, process and ship specimens for research or laboratory testing, read & interpret clinical protocols; assess study-related needs, provide input to facilitate implementation, perform protocol-required tests and procedures, maintain accurate and complete study records, maintain a safe physical environment for research participants, and act as liaison between Principal Investigator, University departments, outside sponsors, clinical partners and collaborators
20% - IRB and regulatory duties: prepare and submit IRB applications, modifications, and other submissions, create, collect and maintain regulatory documents for clinical trials, facilitate monitoring visits, maintain regulatory compliance
15% - Neuropsychological / Cognitive Testing: perform neuropsych / cognitive testing as required per protocol; train and instruct other staff to perform testing as appropriate
5% - other duties as assigned.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field plus at least 2 years of work experience in research setting, or a combination of education and experience to equal 6 years • Experience should include at least 2 years of work experience in cognitive / neuropsychological testing • Ability to work independently, make decisions, problem solve and prioritize multiple clinical research projects at one time, each with varying team members and leadership • Organized with excellent attention to detail • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Qualifications: • Formal training in cognitive neuropsychological testing • Experience working with children and adults in a research setting • Experience with EPIC • Familiarity with the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, MHealth hospitals and clinics
Internal Number: 334982
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