Research Associate Q/A Director (Heise)

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Posting Information

Position TypePermanent Staff (EHRA NF)DepartmentGenetics-423501Working TitleResearch Associate Q/A Director (Heise)Appointment TypeEHRA Non-FacultyPosition Posting CategoryResearch ProfessionalsSalary RangeDependent on QualificationsFull Time/Part Time?Full-Time PermanentHours per Week40Vacancy IDNF0004491Position ID20006234Posting Open Date08/03/2020Application Deadline10/18/2020Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date08/24/2020Position Summary

The Research Associate (Quality Assurance Director) to be responsible for assisting the Director and Associate Director of the UNC Project Warp Speed (UNC PWS) vaccine evaluation program to develop, implement and oversee quality assurance and regulatory compliance strategies applicable to Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) compliant laboratories performing endpoint and proficiency testing immunologic assays on specimens from human clinical trials of candidate COVID-19 vaccines. This position responds directly to the Director (Dr. Ralph Baric) and Associate Director (Dr. Mark Heise) of UNC PWSVEP. The Position also works in Coordination with Project Coordinator of UNC PWSVEP

Educational Requirements

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required in Genetics, Molecular Biology, or related degree, plus 3 or more years of relevant experience in a research setting with a bachelor’s degree. May require terminal degree and licensure.

Qualifications and Experience

Experience in the Quality Assurance with Laboratory experience.The ideal candidate must have laboratory experience and must be able to act independently and to problem solve under various conditions. This job requires people and organizational skills, good writing and communicating skills, firm understanding of GCLP guidelines, ability to analyze trends and data.

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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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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
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above
  2. * Explain your experience with data Quality Assurance and Quality Control?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have working knowledge of clinical research principles as defined by Good Clinical Practice (GCP)?
    • Yes
    • No




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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 10/19/2020
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