Professional Research Assistant

Aurora, CO
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

CU Trauma, within the University of Colorado, Department of Orthopedics, has an opening for a full time clinical research coordinator. CU Trauma specializes in fracture care and works with a multidisciplinary team of providers to support a variety of trauma services including fracture nonunions, infected nonunions, deformities, complex fractures, bone infections and limb lengthening. CU Trauma faculty work primarily at the University of Colorado Hospital, a tertiary and quaternary referral center at the forefront of research and teaching. This position works directly with the principal investigators and other PRAs. Research responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: designing and executing prospective and retrospective studies; clinical research visits for consent and data collection; writing manuscripts, abstracts, and grant applications; performing literature reviews; completing institutional review board applications; chart reviews, data entry, and data management; and presenting findings at local and national meetings.

Examples of Work Performed

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• study recruitment;

• consenting subjects;

• scheduling and conducting study related visits, as required by the protocol;

• study document management;

• data collection and management;

• preparation of regulatory documents for COMIRB/WIRB submissions;

• attending research meetings, and;

• participation in educational, research and other activities related to trauma.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Minimum Requirements

• Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a health related field.

• 2 years' experience in Clinical Research

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• outstanding organizational and time-management skills;

• excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to develop solid rapport with others;

• excellent oral and written skills with the ability to write and conduct daily communications;

• self-motivated, proactive learner; ability to collaborate with a variety of investigators and individuals;

• basic knowledge of data collection and management;

• familiarity with computer software including Microsoft Word and Excel, and ;

• ability to represent the University, Department and CU Trauma Program, internally and externally, in a professional and positive manner.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's degree in health related field

• Experience with statistical analysis

• ACRP or SoCRA certification

Special Instructions to Applicants:Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Required Application Materials: When applying at, applicants must include: 1. A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV or resume 3. Letters of reference (optional) Questions should be directed to

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20259 - SOM-Orthopedics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jan 24, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Anastasiya Trizno

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00723089


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