Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P012282
Salary Range: $40,945 - $52,000
The Clinical Research Assistant will be part of the UNCMWCCS site. Working under the general supervision of the Clinical Research Manager, they will be responsible for working as part of a team to complete a wide range of duties, including recruiting individuals in community and research settings; screening and enrolling participants into specific protocols; conducting relevant study procedures (e.g., interviews, laboratory specimen collection, and/or clinical assessments); documenting study progress and preparing progress reports; participating in QA/QC activities, and assisting with administrative tasks as delegated by Clinical Research Manager.
The Clinical Research Assistant is expected to assist with all aspects of protocol implementation, from the initial development of study-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) through the reporting of study outcomes. They may be required to serve as the lead protocol coordinator for one or more projects. The Clinical Research Assistant will be expected to attend training for each protocol and foster maintain the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful performance of all study assessments.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Interest in women's health and HIV research.
Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Excellent problem-solving skills; able to meet deadlines under pressure.
Position requires PC Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
The UNCMWCCS and STAR cohorts operate at two off-campus clinics (Raleigh/Durham) and staff are often traveling to complete study visits or assessments. The candidate must have the ability to travel between University offices and off-site clinic locations and when necessary, work nights and weekends.
Because travel is an integral part of this position, a valid driver's license is required.
Prefer 4+ years of phlebotomy experience.
Preference will be given to candidates whose background– and experience– reflect an ability to engage effectively with the target populations.
Bilingual (Spanish) candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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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