Soc/Clin Research Assistant

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Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleSoc/Clin Research Assistant - AdvancedWorking TitleSoc/Clin Research AssistantPosition Number20037297Vacancy IDP012047Budgeted Hiring Range$48,000 - $58,675Pay 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

Monday-Friday; 8:00am to 5:00pm

Department Name and NumberNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine-412013Date First Posted10/19/2020Closing Date10/30/2020Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryResearch ProfessionalsDepartment Description

The North Carolina Children’s Hospital is part of a quaternary care medical center with a 58 bed multidisciplinary Neonatal Critical Care Center (NCCC) that admits over 900 patients per year and supports active pediatric general surgery, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, newborn airway programs, as well as being the referral center for central and eastern North Carolina. The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine currently consists of 13 faculty members and 7 fellows who are part of a fully accredited Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program. NIH-funded research projects include the ELGAN-ECHO Study and participation in the NICHD Global Health Network, the Neonatal Research Network, and the Pediatric Trials Network.

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

This position will serve as a Social/Clinical Research Assistant within the SOM, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. This position will perform a variety of research, data, IRB and clerical duties to support the conduct of clinical research. This position will participate in day-to-day operations related to the collection, compilation, and documentation of clinical research data. This position will act as primary contact with federal regulatory authorities for clinical trials and liaison between regulatory authorities and faculty. The responsibilities for this position include study coordination, data collection and entry, research management, submitting IRB applications and modifications, communicating with multiple internal and external personnel and offices, and upholding all policy and guideline requirements for social/clinical research projects.

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 strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact with clinical investigators, laboratory personnel, study sponsors, IRB, Office of Clinical Trials, and support staff.
- Must have working knowledge of medical terminology, techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating and managing clinical research projects.
- Must have ability to rapidly adjust priorities, work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision, and work under deadline pressure.
- Must be highly analytical and able to solve highly complex problems with relevant research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Direct and diverse experience working with or for a Health Affairs Institutional Review Board(s) at a large university. 3-5 years of clinical research experience. Comprehensive knowledge of US state and federal laws, international directives, statues and regulations. Spanish speaking is a plus.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental RequirementsPosition/Schedule RequirementsEvening 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 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. Briefly describe your experience communicating with clinical trial industry sponsors.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Describe how you are able to work independently while managing multiple priorities of varying complexity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Describe your previous experience with research projects, particularly clinical trials, paying specific attention to efforts involving regulatory practices.

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 10/20/2020
Application Due: 10/30/2020
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