Soc/Clin Research Assistant

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Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey

Working Title:

Soc/Clin Research Assistant

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$35,000 - $39,000

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

2 years

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The mission of the Department of Neurology in the School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is to serve all of the people of North Carolina, the southeast and the nation as center for excellence in education, research scholarship and creative endeavor in the care of patients with disease of the nervous system.
In order to fulfill this mission, the department must accomplish the following:
• Acquire, discover, preserve, synthesize and transmit knowledge about disease of the nervous system.
• Provide high quality undergraduate medical student instruction, graduate and post-graduate programs in the basic and clinical aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorder in adults and children.
• Extend the neurological patient cares services and other educational and research resources of the department to the citizens of North Carolina to enhance the quality of life for all people in the state.

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 work within the Neurosciences Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) assisting with the conduction of clinical research. The Social/Clinical Research Assistant assists and supports the conduct of research, including investigator-initiated projects and participation in industry-sponsored experimental therapeutic trials for the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Duties include, but are not limited to: the assessment of research subjects; assisting with clinical trial/research coordination; regulatory maintenance; data management and entry; and clinical trial compliance.

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:

The candidate must be able to:
• Work independently and to multitask
• Plan work to meet established deadlines
• Maintain organization
• Identify basic principles of social/clinical research

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidate will have: (1) a bachelor’s degree in a related area e.g. Psychology, Biology, Social Work, and 2) have at least 1 year-experience in clinical and/or research activities involving patients and families with memory disorders.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 3/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time