UTS - Temporary Lead Research Coordinator at UNC Chapel Hill

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The primary purpose of the Lead Research Coordinator is to independently provide clinical research administration and to function as the study manager (via management of other treatment sites across the country) for a recently funded 22 million dollar project that spans over 5 years, 15 sites, 8 states, and 5,000 study participants. The study includes 31 occurrences of data retrieval that are collected over a 12 month period of time. Duties include the development/modification of procedures, research subject/data/regulatory oversight, and budget management. The position will ensure that the contracted locations have the skill level and availability necessary to properly conduct the research. The position will also ensure that all staff members are adhering to the appropriate SOP’s and achieving excellence in patient/research participant care. The position is responsible
for real time and continuous evaluation of data trends, follow-up with providers and for modifying protocols to ensure that research goals are met. These responsibilities relate to the mission of the Research program by maintaining quality research and by addressing patient safety, regulatory compliance which impact on research quality and safeguard institutional integrity.

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Chapel Hill, NC

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UTS - Temporary Lead Research Coordinator at UNC Chapel Hill

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M-F 8am - 5pm

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Master’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.

Department Required Skills:

Necessary qualifications include previous experience as a researcher assistant or coordinator, an outstanding professional track record, a passion and dedication to research, the ability to work highly independently, outstanding organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, and an interest in a career in research. The chosen candidate must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

Previous experience working with a data coordinating center on a large network project is a plus.

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Valid NC Driver's License required?:


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Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time