Clinical Research Program Adjunct

Oklahoma City
Oct 21, 2016
Institution Type
Community College

Placement Range: $690 per Credit Hour

General Description: An adjunct faculty member at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the division to which the adjunct faculty member belongs as well as the College as a whole. An adjunct faculty for the Clinical Research Coordinator Program will teach courses in the Clinical Research curriculum and introduce students to the Clinical Research Career Track. The Clinical Research Program trains students to work together with Physicians, Research Nurses, and Clinical Research Coordinators as a group to perform studies involving human research participants. The duties of a program graduate will vary widely depending on the employer and can include tasks such as recruiting participants for a clinical research project, obtaining informed consent and apprising participants of their federally mandated rights, collecting participant data over a period of time, data entry to managing clinical research projects. The focus of these clinical research projects are varied, ranging from clinical trials for new chemotherapy drugs, lupus medications, rheumatoid arthritis treatments, differing modes of diabetes treatments, testing medical devices such as ventricular heart valves, and testing new materials for wound healing.

Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree Experience in Clinical Research/Clinical Trials field

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated positive human relations and communication (oral and written) skills. Must be a self-starter with initiative and the ability to work independently as well as coordinate work with colleagues and peers. Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software. Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles. Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education. Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle). Organization and attention to detail. Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system. Ability to work well as a team member in an instructional unit. Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing. Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts. Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups. Must be punctual. Must be reliable.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript conferring a minimum of a Bachelor's degree. Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Job Category: Adjunct Faculty