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Clinical Research Assistant

The Ohio State University
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Job Title:Clinical Research Assistant

Department:CCC | Leukemia Tissue Bank

The Clinical Research Assistant will provide support to the OSU Leukemia Tissue Bank Shared Resource within the Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.


  • Review medical records and assist with data extraction, entry, and submission

  • Assist with data quality control

  • Assist with biospecimen quality control and assurance

  • Assist with bio-specimen processing and tissue requests

  • Perform other duties as assigned by project leader or management


  • Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, health sciences, social sciences, psychology, human ecology or other medical field or an equivalent combination of education & experience required

  • Experience with human subjects training in a clinical research capacity or setting desired

  • Experience in a clinical and/or research setting working with patients desired

  • Computer skills required with experience using Microsoft Office Software applications desired

  • Must be able to effectively communicate, both face-to-face and in writing, with clinical staff, research participants, and outside collaborators

Starting Pay: $20.00 / Hour

Career Roadmap Mapping

Research and Scholarship – Clinical Research – Technical – T2

Additional Information

As one of only 50 designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute is dedicated to the creation of knowledge in laboratory, clinical and population-based cancer research. We apply those discoveries to develop more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and therapies – providing tomorrow’s standard of care today. A Cancer-Free World Begins Here.

The OSUCCC Leukemia Tissue Bank provides support to the realm of translational science through biospecimen procurement, storage, and distribution across all hematologic malignancy therapeutic clinical and observational research studies. The Clinical Research Assistant functions as a vital component in providing biospecimens to the OSU and external research community via the highest quality standards as part of the College of American Pathologists Biorepository Accreditation Program. If you are detail-oriented, have an interest in laboratory specimen processing, translational science, and have good communication skills, this position presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the future of cancer treatment.

Additional Information:

Location:Tzagournis Medical Research Facility (0163)

Position Type:Regular

Scheduled Hours:40

Shift:First Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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