Soc/Clin Research Specialist

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Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleSoc/Clin Research Specialist - ContributingWorking TitleSoc/Clin Research SpecialistPosition Number20029060Vacancy IDP012018Budgeted Hiring Range$34,997-$43,000Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade EquivalentGN09Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work Schedule

8:30AM-4:30PM, Monda-Friday

Department Name and NumberBiomedical Res Imaging Ctr-426001Date First Posted10/04/2020Closing Date10/29/2020Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryResearch ProfessionalsDepartment Description

The primary purpose of the Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC) is to offer investigators across UNC-Chapel Hill and the Triangle the resources and expertise to conduct cutting edge imaging research, regardless of their field. The BRIC was established under the recommendation of a Task Force convened by the Provost of UNC-Chapel Hill and the Dean of the School of Medicine. The BRIC has dual missions: To serve the imaging needs of the researchers of the University, and to advance the rapidly developing science of biomedical imaging.

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 purpose for this position is to work directly with investigators and other research personnel to initiate and execute imaging research studies at the BRIC. This position will be the primary contact for oncology-related research endeavors at the BRIC, and will work directly with physicians, investigators, and regulatory bodies for study start up, and then directly with physicians and patients in a clinical setting for recruitment and data collection. In addition, this position will work directly with mothers, newborn babies, families, and a variety of clinical populations to collect research data for various studies at the BRIC. Major responsibilities include: recruitment and coordination of study subjects, attendance of tumor board meetings, and communication across study teams to implement study protocols, management of study information, and data collection/entry.

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

The employee must have knowledge and experience in the use of data, preferable medical information. Work environment will include the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner room. Employee will undergo safety screening and will need to complete required safety training (including radiation worker training) to work in this environment.

This position’s work requires excellent customer service, decision-making and time management skills. Employee will need excellent judgement, concentration and focus to detail. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

The individual should be self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.

Being bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Experience in administering oncology-related protocols. Experience with working with oncology patients and clinical teams.

Previous experience with OnCore, EPIC, CRMS, and IRB.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental RequirementsPosition/Schedule RequirementsNight work occasionally, Weekend work occasionallyPosition 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
Optional Documents
  1. 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. * Do you have experience in a research university setting?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience working with children?

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 1/14/2021
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