Soc/Clin Research Specialist

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Contributing

Working Title:

Soc/Clin Research Specialist

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$45,131 - $51,000

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

Full-Time Time-Limited

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Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Department Name and Number:

Psychiatry - Research-412250

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders and Perinatal Psychiatry program are within the Department of Psychiatry. The primary purpose of this clinical and research based program is to explore the biological and genetic underpinnings of women’s mood disorders in the perinatal period.

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 serve as Research Coordinator to studies on postpartum depression for the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders. This person will assist with clinical research including regulatory management of research trials, subject recruitment and retention, sample processing and data management, project management and supervising junior research assistant or students. This position will also require phlebotomy skills and wet lab processing of biological samples. These responsibilities require frequent contact with patients and UNC staff.

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:

Experience with Microsoft Office is essential. Experience in clinical research with human subjects is essential. Experience with REDCap is essential. Proficiency in managing IRB submissions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience managing large-scale projects; previous experience in perinatal psychiatry; ability to work well and communicate with a team; ability to work independently; detail oriented and highly organized; excellent time management skills; the ability to understand and interpret scientific findings; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Ability to work occasional nights and weekends preferred.

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time