Clinical Trials Liaison

Lexington, KY
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Clinical Trials Coordinator, as a member of the Markey Biospecimen Procurement and Translational Pathology Shared Resource (BPTP-SRF), will work with the Markey Clinical Research Organization to determine specimen requirements for clinical trials, develop collection protocols and SRF budget and ensure appropriate specimens are collected, processed and shipped. Will clarify research collection process for ancillary clinical staff. Manage study documentation related to specimen collection. Work with Cancer Research Informatics, to develop databases to manage information related to specimen collection and shipping, patient data and research results. Other duties: administering informed consent, collection and processing of specimens for bio-banking and data entry, as needed to ensure continuity of all BPTP clinical research and bio-banking services. Must work collaboratively with MCC core staff, clinicians, researchers, clinical staff and patients. Attention to detail is critical.

Job Title
Clinical Trials Liaison

Requisition Number

Working Title
Clinical Trials Coordinator

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Standing or sitting for periods of time; lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25 lbs.


Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.


MS Windows, Microsoft Office Suite.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years experience working in a Biospecimen and Tissue Procurement lab.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of paid employment experience you have in data management.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please indicate the number of years of paid employment experience you have in a biospecimen repository.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your amount of paid, full-time employment experience in clinical research.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Describe a project where you worked collaboratively to accomplish a goal. What was your role and what was the outcome?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe a project where you managed data. What tools did you use?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Describe your paid work experience in obtaining informed consent for research studies.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter


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