Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P011488
Salary Range: $38,670 - $45,494
The Research Assistant's primary responsibility will be to provide administrative and clinical support to Investigators of Record, the Research Coordinator(s) and other research team members in their work.
This position will also be responsible for data and specimen collection and shipment, maintenance of electronic and paper-based research records and regulatory documents in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations, as well as GCP. In addition to this, Research Assistant will assist other support staff in phone screening potential participants for The Unit's various HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure Research Studies. The Research Assistant may occasionally work at offsite research locations in Greensboro, Durham, and Raleigh (in addition to UNC-CH) throughout the workweek. This position may also be responsible for other duties as assigned. These duties include preparing and scheduling participant visits, performing evaluations within the scope of the position and general office administrative tasks.
The Research Assistant may have limited responsibilities for community outreach and education.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
This position requires the ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Instructions are given verbally and/or in writing.
Must have the ability to multitask and reorganize tasks according to shifting priorities. The demonstrated ability to work independently, set priorities appropriately, and organize workload effectively is required. The candidate must have demonstrated experience with attention to detail and meticulous record keeping.
S/he must have the ability to maintain team, unit and university goals while meeting or exceeding individual work goals and have the ability to meticulously perform all study-related functions while maintaining a high level of organization.
Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with volunteers, patients, families, staff physicians and/or sponsor representatives from diverse backgrounds and sexual and racial identities.
Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, OUTLOOK and internet navigation skills required
Previous experience with target populations and/or community health/outreach experience preferred.
Preference for candidates that have excellent communication skills with diverse participant and staff populations and have the ability to appreciate and maintain confidentiality at all times.
Knowledge and experience with Clinical Research and/or direct patient care is 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.
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