Professional Research Assistant

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University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The PRA position is designed to assist the Obstetrics Research Team within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology with both industry and grant-funded clinical protocols. The role will be to assist the Perinatal Research Nurse Coordinator (NC) and Research Nurses with patient screening and recruitment. The position will primarily be based at both the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Denver Health. Some travel will be required between the two campuses.

Examples of Work Performed:

• Screen, recruit and consent research subjects at both University of Colorado and Denver Health

• Accurate data collection and data entry

• Phlebotomy (training offered if not already certified)

• Collect, process, and ship biological specimen

• Issue study subject payments and maintain recordkeeping of SSPs in database

• Conduct follow-up phone interviews, schedule clinic visits

• Assist with WIRB/COMIRB submissions for new studies

• Assist with study-specific capitation and allocation of expenses

• Assist with maintenance of research folders/checklists, keep datasheets up to date

• Assist with study binders, excel follow-up spreadsheets, orientation packet, regulatory binder

• Collaborate with other research personnel and groups on a variety of studies

• Spanish interpretation and translation for the research team

• Maintenance of study specific certifications, COMIRB training, computer training and other hospital required training

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.

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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 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a fundamental knowledge of biology and medical sciences
  • Computer knowledge
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with clinical research subjects and other health professionals
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

Desired Qualifications:
  • Clinical Research experience
  • Phlebotomy experience

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 12982

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 - 21613 - SOM-OB/GYN MFM

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 6, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jocelyn Phipers

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00741291





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Posted: 5/20/2018
Application Due: 6/28/2018
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