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Pediatric Research Assistant

Employer
East Carolina University
Location
Greenville, NC

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title:

Pediatric Research Assistant

Position Number:

400173

Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Time-Limited:

Yes

Department Homepage:

https://pediatrics.ecu.edu/research/

Advertising Department:

PEDIATRICS - ADMIN

Division:

Health Sciences

Classification Title:

12415 Social Clin Resrch Asst

Competency Level:

1 - Contributing

Working Title:

Clinical Research Assistant

Number of Vacancies:

1

Full Time Equivalent (FTE):

1.0

Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $43,295

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$34,000 - $38,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:

GN06

Work Schedule:

M-F

Work Hours:

8-5

Position Location (City):

Greenville

Job Category:

Staff - Professional

Organizational Unit Overview:

It is the mission of the Department of Pediatrics, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, to provide exemplary medical education/training of physicians in pediatric medicine at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additionally, it is the mission of the department to provide model comprehensive primary and consultative subspecialty care to children of eastern North Carolina, to advance scientific knowledge through basic and clinical research, and to provide continuing medical education opportunities for physicians in the region.

Job Duties :

As an integral member of the research team, the Research Assistant will perform a variety of duties in support of clinical research studies in the department of pediatrics including recruiting study participants, assisting with informed consent, and managing sample collection as well as documenting and managing data
Collect all data and samples related to the study and work with the Clinical Trials Manager, Principal Investigator, and Lead Research Coordinator to ensure all activities are completed
Maintain electronic and paper project files, enters data into sponsor portals, and tracks other study information; this includes the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and other computer applications
Process and manage specimens collected for the study
Work collaboratively with other members of the study team to identify creative solutions to address challenges in the conduct of the study
Utilize a variety of strategies to maintain and identify participant contact information (e.g. medical record requests, contacting alternative contact individuals provided by research participants, utilizing electronic tools for contact information look up, etc.)
May perform other duties incidental to research activities as assigned

Outside of visits, this position will help with general administrative tasks (like filing, data entry, and routing documents for signature)
The position will work across multiple studies and with the entire team

Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:

None

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Experience working with children is preferred.

Experience working on research projects is preferred.

Familiarity with medical terminology and research best practices would be helpful.

Human subjects research training, such as CITI training, is preferred.

Phlebotomy certification preferred; CNA license also an advantage.

License or Certification required by the Department:

None

Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Open Date:

01/26/2022

Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :

01/31/2022

Open Until Filled:

No

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/47952

Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

AA/EOE:

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Organization

ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/chancellor/mission-and-vision.cfm

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