Soc/Clin Research Specialist

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Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Journey

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Soc/Clin Research Specialist

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$42,000 - $59,747

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Full-Time Permanent

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Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The Department of Dermatology has active clinical and bench research programs to advance the body of knowledge of dermatological care and integration with other specialties. One aspect of this is the Clinical Trials Unit.
The Clinical Trials Unit promotes industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical research. The Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit has the unique opportunity to cater to the Spanish speaking population and looks to engage in clinical research projects that evaluate dermatological conditions prevalent in Hispanic patients.

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:

The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate the various clinical studies conducted within the Clinical Trials Unit of the Dermatology Department. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of several major research projects. You will coordinate, at any given time, numerous treatment trials involving new medications and/or devices for a variety of disorders/diseases. Duties will include subject recruitment, study patient management, data management, assisting with completion of IRB applications, and supply ordering and maintenance.

This position will interface with various University departments, pharmaceutical companies, research organizations, and federal agencies. This individual will be responsible for a broad range of duties that require considerable independence related to coordinating industry-sponsored clinical trials and some NIH funded or investigator-initiated clinical research.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Clinical research experience required. Experienced with biological specimen processing. Strong computer skills in word processing and Excel spreadsheets required. Experience with data entry required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strongly preferred: 2 years of clinical research experience and at least 1 year of Industry sponsored clinical trials experience, including processing and shipment of biospecimens to a central lab. Phlebotomy experience. Nursing license.
Preferred: Some experience with complex specimen processing (eg. Manual sed rate, quantiferon gold flow cytometry). Experience as a lead coordinator on clinical trials. Data entry using systems as Medidata and Oracle Inform. Some Spanish language skills. Licensed Nurse in North Carolina.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally, Laboratory, Night work occasionally, On-call occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 7/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time