The primary purpose for this position is to manage and supervise all activities necessary to develop, initiate, and execute research studies at the BRIC. This position will be the primary lead for the research coordinator core and related activities at BRIC. This position will work directly with children of all ages, healthy participants, and clinical populations. Major responsibilities include coordinator core supervision, project management, grant development and reporting, communication across study teams to implement study protocols, and study and data management.
This role will independently plan, organize, and evaluate social/clinical research with a comprehensive knowledge of research in the area of assignment. Work is independently performed to support research or develop public programs and policies. Work will involve: planning and designing data/information collection; establishing goals and objectives; managing multiple, concurrent or multi-faceted complex work; program and/or policy development and evaluation. Work will include the training and supervision of staff, students, and others.
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.
The employee must have knowledge of and experience in social/clinical research. The employee must have experience coordinating research studies with both pediatric populations and adult populations. The employee must have experience coordinating 3T MRI, 7T MRI, PET/MRI, and PET/CT studies. The employee must have experience working evenings. Work environment will include the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner room. Employee will undergo safety screening and will need to complete required safety training (including radiation worker training) to work in this environment.
This position’s work requires excellent customer service, decision-making and time management skills. The employee will need excellent judgement, concentration and focus to detail. The individual should be self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are vital to working with a large team and with research participants.
The following skills/experience are preferred: experience with working with babies and young children; experience collecting the following biological samples: breastmilk, saliva, urine, and fecal samples; experience in maintaining laboratory equipment, like freezers and milk analyzers; experience with vitals monitoring and follow up in adult imaging participants during MRI visits with interventions.
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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