Clinical Research Trainee-Department of Surgery

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-02-19
Req: R0003112
The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Trainee to learn and assist with a variety of clinical trial activities. Duties will include working with research participants, processing laboratory specimens, document preparation, record keeping, materials preparation, and reviewing of prospective research participants.

Clinical Research Trainees, under direct supervision, will assist with clinical trial related activities, recruit and screen potential participants, schedule study visits, prepare and maintain study documentation, collect data at all study visits, and manage all data collected.

Individuals seeking this position must have strong organization skills, have the ability to problem solve, work well in a team environment, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrate an ability to learn new information quickly.

No clinical trials experience is required. Incumbents must be able to effectively communicate in English.

This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.

Please attach a cover letter and CV to your Workday application.

  • Receive training in proper research protocol compliance and development, including regulatory controls, study procedures, and data management. Work closely with Clinical Research Coordinators and Principal Investigators to learn the full scope of clinical research duties.
  • Assist in preparation of documentation, reports, graphs, and other materials, keeping appropriate logs, tracking participants, and preparing study materials.
  • Under direct supervision, perform a variety of tasks, such as assisting in recruitment and screening of prospective research participants, obtaining informed consent from study participant, collecting, entering, and analyzing subject data; and compiling reports.
  • Process, prepare, and ship laboratory specimens.
  • To be promoted, trainees must demonstrate a basic understanding of the clinical research process and the regulations, both federal and local, governing the conduct of clinical research.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: Non-licensed trainees possess a Bachelor's degree

Experience: None


This is partly a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does also require walking some distance to attend clinical activities, meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 2/20/2019
Application Due: 3/31/2019
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