Research Coordinator/UKHC

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Research Coordinator/UKHC

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Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

on occasion, may lift up to 50 lbs, lab work required


M-F 8a-4:30p

Job Summary:

The Division of Nephrology seeks an individual to be responsible for research study coordination and database management. This person will also assist with performing tests in our laboratories, such as running FTIR analysis. The qualified candidate will identify, locate, validate, enter, and secure data with source documentation. In addition, the individual will collect, process, and store blood and urine biospecimens.

Excellent communication skills are needed along with an excellent ability to outline the research goals to potential research participants. Regulatory documentation responsibilities include preparation of annual reports and regulatory documentation for clinical staff and IRB review and analysis including management of IRB protocol documentation.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Medical knowledge, technical laboratory skills, research skills, professionalism and communication skills required for competent patient care. Expertise with Excel spreadsheets. Outstanding verbal and communication skills. Prior experience in biospecimen collection, transport, processing, and storage.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

BS in science with major in Biology and have 3 years experience in lab performing assays such as Elisa preferred

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 3/6/2021
Application Due: 3/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time