Researcher/Scientist III

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Aug 31, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Development of manuals of operation for each aspect andstage of the project
  • Participate in the development of study materials and data collection methods(e.g. questionnaires, forms for internal monitoring of progress with data andsample collection, protocol, etc).
  • Recruit and follow participants in Tucson AZ
  • Coordinate research efforts of study staff (recruitment and sample collection)and participating clinical units, laboratories and the Sonoran team. 
  • Monitor enrollment goals, study data collection and data entry.
  • Coordinate administrative activities related to obtaining approval for humansubjects’ research and project publicity. 
  • Monitor recruitment and sample collection progress and report regularly toproject leadership.
  • Assist in the development of abstracts, posters, presentations, progressreports, manuscripts and assist with publication. 
  • Ensure that CRU project teams adhere to standard operating procedures and goodclinical practice.
  • Work with the regulatory coordinators on the preparation and processing ofcontracts, IRB submissions, FDA and sponsor regulatory document filings foreach study administered through the A2DRC, for the life of the study.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attainedthrough professional level experience required, minimum of 5 years of relevantwork experience, including 2 years of project management experience, orequivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Conceptual knowledge and expertise of concepts, principles, and practices ofclinical research.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
Preferred Qualifications* Masters or postdoctoral degree in appropriate field * Bilingual (written/spoken) in English and Spanish * Prior experience as a coordinator/technician on multiple clinical or observational trialsFLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryResearchBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$47,048 - $65,344Compensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Grade8 Career Stream and LevelPC3Job FamilyResearchers & Scientists Job FunctionResearch Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date9/6/2020 Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesDebbie Stern [email protected] Open Date8/21/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyCurriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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