Professional Research Assistant- Women's Behavioral Health & Wellness

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant - Women's Behavioral Health & Wellness


The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.


The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado and a new Veterans Affairs Hospital, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.


The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry has just welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD and is in the process of growing the Department of Psychiatry with new programs and expanding existing programs.

Position Summary:

The PRA will support and assist with daily research tasks such as subject recruitment and management, screening assessments, scheduling, and informed consent/assent/HIPAA activities with Women’s Behavioral Health & Wellness.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit participants with PCOS
  • Assist with screening and PPT monitoring
  • Organizing mailings/packages to participants
  • Maintaining study regulatory material and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Maintain the integrity of all data collected
  • Create surveys in REDCap
  • Data entry and management including the use of electronic database systems such as REDCap
  • Maintaining and ordering study equipment as needed
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
Salary and Benefits:


Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.


University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.


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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.



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Diversity and Equity:


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Office of Equity:


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience in research or as a research assistant
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be proficient reading and writing in Spanish
Preferred Qualifications

    Knowledge in building and maintaining REDCap databases and/or building surveys
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to use independent judgment
  • Ability to work with diverse patient population, providers and staff
  • Ability to comply with established rules, policies and procedures and meet deadlinesAbility to be nonjudgmental and respectful of other’s beliefs, values, and cultureAbility to exercise discretion (e.g. patient confidentiality)Knowledge of HIPAA regulationsComfortable working in high volume, fast paced office environmentProficient in Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn software programsExperience using Electronic Health Record and Patient Health Information management systemsDemonstrated commitment and ability to advance diversity and inclusion.Outstanding customer service skills

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Nov 18, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 1/18/2021
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