Research Associate Clinical I

Job description

Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Operations in the Clinical Research Unit of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, this position will support the ethical and efficient conduct of clinical research. Duties will include study coordination for inpatient and outpatient clinical studies, and conduct of study with research participants to support principal investigator and other research personnel during research visits. Activities require strict adherence to all applicable federal, state and local regulatory requirements related to human subjects research and clinical research, as well as excellent customer service. Related responsibilities include managing, planning, organizing, and implementing the research process of clinical drug trials for the inpatient or outpatient units; ensure all trials are conducted and completed in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with FDA, ICH, and GCP guidelines for pre-study through study close-out; conducting study visits under the direction of the principal investigator or nurse manager; managing multiple projects and prioritize workload; developing timelines for conducting and completing study protocols; assisting with assessment of protocol resource needs for budget development; and abstracting data from numerous sources to completing research forms in a timely and
accurate manner.

Job Title
Research Associate Clinical I

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
40833:UK Clinical Research Organizat

Work Location
800 Rose St., Suite C-300 (Pav H), Lexington, KY 40536-0293

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

This position requires study coordination and interaction with research
participants. Technical skills such as phlebotomy are preferred. Processing
of blood, light lifting of packages, use of dry ice for packaging may be


Monday-Friday; 7:30 am -4:30 pm or 8:00 am-5:00 pm. May require occasional deviated schedule to accommodate research participants; and may require some off campus scatter visits to accommodate research participants.


Knowledge of regulatory requirements for human subjects research,
knowledge of clinical research, Microsoft Office, facility with Web-based
reporting software. Outstanding oral and written communication, and
organizational and interpersonal skills required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's of Science or Bachelor's in health related field preferred,
5 years of experience
SOCRA, CRA, CRC certification preferred.
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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. * Please select the response that best represents your amount of paid work experience with human subject research in a regulatory environment.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  2. * Describe your work-related experience in clinical research.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many study regulatory files or multi-site regulatory master project files have you set up and simultaneously maintained?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1
    • More than 1, up through 5
    • More than 5, up through 10
    • More than 10
  4. * Please describe a time when you provided exceptional customer service and include specific details regarding the situation.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/17/2018
    Application Due: 4/30/2018
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