Soc/Clin Research Specialist

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Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleSoc/Clin Research Specialist - JourneyWorking TitleSoc/Clin Research SpecialistPosition Number20034257Vacancy IDP010450Budgeted Hiring Range$53000 - $72826Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent72/GN11Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Department Name and NumberRadiology - Research-412802Date First Posted07/17/2019Closing Date07/23/2019Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryResearch Professionals Position Summary Information

Department Description

The Department of Radiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a Social/Clinical Research Specialist to work with the Epidemiology Research Team. The Epidemiology Research Team (ERT) within the Department of Radiology conducts studies on cancer risk factors, cancer screening, and health services research. The Epidemiology Research Team is gearing up to embark on a newly-funded study that will build on prior research to investigate the relationship between hormones, breast composition and breast cancer.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

The primary purposes of the Social/Clinical Research Specialist will be to serve as (1) Data Manager to manage the acquisition, collation, and storage of the study data and (2) Programmer to conduct and assist in the interpretation of study analyses. Duties and responsibilities include data management, data quality assessment, analysis and expectations to attend team meetings.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

This position requires knowledge of applied aspects of observational and clinical research design, research data management, and statistical programming. Previous experience managing and analyzing data for health research and proficiency with statistical programming software (e.g., SAS, Stata, etc.) are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

A graduate degree (preferred) or graduate level coursework in one or more of the following disciplines: data management, programming, informatics, statistics or epidemiology. The successful candidate will also need to understand the maintenance of data security to ensure the protection of human subjects involved in the research.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental RequirementsPosition/Schedule RequirementsOvertime occasionallyPosition Attributes1.0Stimulus/ARRA FundedNoQuick Link Contact Information

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Social/Clinical Research Specialist position.
      • Bachelor's in a discipline related to the field assigned and at least 1 year of related training or experience.
      • Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate in an unrelated field and at least 5 years of related training and/or experience.
      • Master's and/or Doctorate in a discipline related to the field assigned.
      • Associate's in a discipline related to the field assigned and at least 3 years of related training or experience.
      • Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 5 years of experience related to the field assigned (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 4 years experience).
      • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal at least 9 years (ex. 3 years of high school and 6 years of experience).
      • None of the above
    2. * Describe your computer skills with regard to Microsoft products such as Word and Excel, database software, and statistical analysis packages.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Do you consider yourself detail oriented and focused at work?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have experience with data management and clinical research methods? If yes, please indicate the number of years of experience you have had and briefly describe the types of activities you typically performed.

      (Open Ended Question)




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    Posted: 7/19/2019
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