Soc/Clin Research Assistant

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Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleSoc/Clin Research Assistant - ContributingWorking TitleSoc/Clin Research AssistantPosition Number20018845Vacancy IDP011937Budgeted Hiring Range$31,200 - $39,004Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade EquivalentGN07Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Department Name and NumberGlobl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801Date First Posted09/04/2020Closing Date09/11/2020Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryResearch ProfessionalsDepartment Description

The Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases conducts NIH and pharmaceutical company funded clinical research on new treatments for infectious diseases and HIV disease and provides HIV treatment and primary care services through collaboration in federally funded Ryan White AIDS CARE Act grants, at UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake, and Roberson counties and NC DOC and the early intervention HIV Clinic in Durham County. UNC serves patients from all 100 NC counties, with the largest proportion of patients coming from Central and Eastern NC.

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 Institute for Global Health & Infectious Disease in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a permanent full-time Social/Clinical Research Assistant for the Center for AIDS Research of the UNC-CH School of Medicine. She/he will provide support for HIV research by having primary responsibility for recruiting and enrolling patients into research projects, administering informed consent and questionnaires to patients, conducting patient research focus group sessions and coordinating project day-to-day activities. Additional responsibility with data collection and management, medical chart abstraction and data entry into a computerized data entry instrument is required.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

-Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently.
-Computer experience and skills with email, MS Excel, and data entry required.
-Ability to observe, collect, and record a variety of data/information, within well-defined research parameters.
-Ability to use established data/information systems, functions, and/or procedures to collect and store data/information.

Preferred Qualifications

-Ideal candidates will have some experience in research projects coordination, and direct patient contact, some background in medical research and terminology.
-A Master’s degree in the health-related areas is preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental RequirementsPosition/Schedule RequirementsPosition AttributesStimulus/ARRA FundedNoQuick Link of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
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 Assistant position.
    • Bachelor's, Master's, and/or Doctorate in any field.
    • Associate's in any field and at least 2 years of experience.
    • Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 4 years of related experience (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 3 years of experience).
    • High School diploma/GED and at least 4 years of related experience.
    • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and experience to equal 8 years. (ex. 3 years of high school and 5 years of experience).
    • None of the above
  2. * Are you proficient in MS Word, Outlook and Excel?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have prior experience with research data collection and inputting data?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Give an example of when you had to pay particular close attention to detail in a work setting and describe how you were successful.

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 9/9/2020
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