Professional Research Assistant

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant


This is a full-time (40 hours/week) Professional Research Assistant (PRA) at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes. The PRA will be responsible for recruiting and completing study visits, data management including data collection and entry, and following protocol guidelines.


This position reports to Franziska Bishop, MS. Supervision will include training and oversight for the position responsibilities.


This position will not provide supervision of others.


This position will provide both research and administrative support. The research responsibilities will include:

  1. Recruit and enroll study participants
  2. Schedule study visits
  3. Work with other study personnel to coordinate study visits and study paperwork
  4. Complete study visits
  5. Interview human subjects participating in a clinical trial
  6. Record data results
  7. Data entry
  8. Obtain and process study samples
  9. Track patient participation
  10. Abstract data from patient charts
  11. Tabulate research data
  12. Validate quality of data elements/data editing
  13. Other tasks as specified by study coordinator

Administrative responsibilities may include scheduling research meetings and appointments as well as assisting with other administrative duties as needed.


This position reports Monday through Friday during clinic hours. This position will be located at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes on the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus.


All listed under Duties and Responsibilities.

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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This position requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree. A degree in psychology or related field is preferred. Previous work experience in a research or clinical setting preferred.


Phlebotomy skills or willingness to be trained strongly desired. Experience processing research samples or willingness to be trained.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 12985

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20061 - SOM-Barbara Davis Center

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 20, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Talisha Bell

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00744591





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Posted: 3/21/2018
Application Due: 5/15/2018
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