Research Associate Clinical I/UKHC

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Research Associate Clinical I/UKHC

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Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit for long periods of time, repetitive motion, lifting, pushing and pulling on objects up to 30 lbs, possible standing and walking several hundred feet per day. This position requires study coordination and interaction with research participants. Processing of blood and use of dry ice.


Monday – Friday 40 hours. Requires flexible schedule to accommodate research needs.

Job Summary:

The department of Pediatrics-Neonatology is seeking a Research Associate Clinical I. The research assistant will primarily assist in the performance of research procedures in clinical trials. Essential duties of this position include, but are not limited to screening for enrollment, obtaining informed consent, completing data collection, assist or performed neurobehavioral testing, perform interviews, make appropriate referral to agencies if indicated based on interview and with consultation with the PI, tracking of subjects, ensure compliance to outpatient visits, prepares monthly reports of study subject enrollment as well as cumulative progress, and preparation of progress reports to funding agency and IRB.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

MS Windows, Excel and Powerpoint. The ideal candidate must be customer service oriented and have effective time management, planning and organizational, attention to detail, observation, decision making and analytical skills. This individual must be a team player and possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with a strong respect for diversity, high emotional intelligence and confidentiality. In addition, we are looking for experience with Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of clinical trial standards.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree

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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: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time