Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P012705
Salary Range: $45,495 - $63,349
The Social Clinical Research Assistant's primary responsibilities are to: (1) Manage electronic and paper-based research records and databases, (2) Perform quality control of participant research records, (3) Analyze and evaluate primary and secondary data, (4) Ensure the data collection and storage practices remain compliant with Institutional Review Board (IRB) deemed security levels, and (5) Provide regular data reports across studies. All activities are done in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations, as well as Good Clinical Practice (GCP). The Social Clinical Research Assistant works as part of a team and supports the investigators of record, research coordinators, and other research team members in their work. This position is also responsible for other duties, including review & resolution of database queries and maintaining research data tracking tools. This time-limited position is expected to last at least one year.
This position is critical to study implementation and assists with data management activities associated with our studies. Poor data documentation of research activities can endanger the clinical well-being of study participants and cause unanticipated adverse events. Ineffective data management activities can result in for-cause audits by either the study sponsor or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Data performance is also a key component of sponsor evaluation for the study awards and allows the unit to successfully compete for new funding.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook - Experience with SAS/Stata, R Software, or other statistical software - Working knowledge of REDCap - Exceptional communication skills (both oral and written) and professional demeanor - Comfort and skill at communicating with people from diverse backgrounds, including study staff, investigators, study sponsors or their designees, and audit staff, including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Demonstrated experience with multitasking, attention to detail, meticulous record keeping, and reorganizing tasks according to shifting priorities - Demonstrated ability to work independently, set priorities appropriately and organize workload effectively
- Experience with website design - Experience working in clinical research - Experience with entering research information into databases, resolving data queries, and/or performing quality control of research records - Experience with EPIC or other Electronic Health Record system - Experience with data visualization is a plus
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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