Clinical Research Coordinator

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Contributing

Working Title:

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$45,000 - $55,000

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

Full-Time Time-Limited

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:

3 years

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The University of North Carolina’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is one of ten divisions in the Department of Medicine. Its mission is threefold: (1) To provide expert and quality inpatient and outpatient medical care in the field of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine; (2) To provide training in these areas to medical students, interns, residents and postdoctoral fellows, as well as continuing education through participation in the Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program; medical direction and patient services to local care facilities; and other university-sponsored activities; (3) To initiate and carry out research in pulmonary disease and related fields. The three purposes translate into three separate, yet interrelated, work functions of patient care/service, teaching, and research.

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 Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is recruiting a Social/Clinical Research Specialist – Clinical Research Coordinator, Contributing level. The selected individual will be supporting the SARS-CoV- 2 research efforts in the Division and will serve as the point person to investigators, regulatory agencies and sponsors. UNC and especially the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine has been in the forefront of SARS-CoV-2 research activities.

This individual will be responsible for supporting all aspects of clinical trial conduct within the Division, including regulatory, recruitment, informed consent, study procedures, data collection and documentation, interactions with the sponsor and study close out. This individual will also be involved in the creation and population of databases and will have close interactions with faculty members leading these research activities. The selected individual will collaborate with investigators to track the progress, evaluate protocols, and develop strategic plans for executing clinical trials. As needed, this position will also support other research personnel in the recruitment of subjects, taking laboratory measurements, project data management, and other tasks as necessary to ensure the execution of all clinical trials.

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:

Knowledge of and relevant experience in clinical research is required.

Ability to use basic computing systems, such as Excel, Word, and electronic data capture systems is required.

Ability to effectively interact with research staff and colleagues to validate and/or redirect research based on documented results.

Ability to develop and implement multifaceted data/information analyses and methodologies and instruct others.

Ability to lead, consult, and/or make recommendations in the area of research or agency/program policy through effective communication.

Knowledge and ability to establish goals and objectives of the project(s)/program(s) and meet deadlines.

An understanding of Good Clinical Practice standards and experience with regulatory & IRB submissions will be highly valued.

Preferred Qualifications:

CCRC certification a plus, but not required.

Research phlebotomy and EPIC training also preferred.

Knowledge and ability to plan, assign, and review work of others preferred.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time