Clinical Research Specialist

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

September 28, 2021

Description

Posting Information Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment? No Position Title Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Journey Working Title Clinical Research Specialist Position Number 20039497 Vacancy ID P013490 Budgeted Hiring Range $53,000 - $66,000 Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent GN11 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Three years Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Department Name and Number Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801 Date First Posted 09/14/2021 Closing Date 09/28/2021 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Research Professionals

Department Description

The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Founded in 1975, is one of 47 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the country. The Center's mission is to reduce cancer occurrence and death in North Carolina and the nation through research, treatment, training, and outreach. The Office of Clinical Translational Research (OCTR) was founded in 1998 to facilitate the breast cancer research efforts of Dr. Lisa Carey, MD. Since its inception, the office has expanded to include the clinical research efforts of Dr Claire Dees, MD; Dr. Hyman Muss, MD; Dr. Milowski, MD; and is operated by a staff of more than 10 clinical research professionals. Although the OCTR primarily manages correlative breast cancer research studies, it also provides services and support to investigators from other clinical concentrations.

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 purpose of this position in the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is to facilitate and advance a functional precision diagnostic platform (oncology) toward a clinical feasibility trial including subject and data management, according to federal regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and local and institutional policies. These responsibilities relate to the mission of the UNC/LCCC Clinical Trials Office by maintaining the quality of research and by addressing patient safety and regulatory compliance which impact research quality and safeguard institutional integrity. This position will be fully dedicated to (1) facilitating and coordinating patient tumor acquisition; (2) managing a dedicated REDCap database for our clinical cases and acting as an honest broker for patient data deidentification; (3) leading the writing of documents for tissue and/or data transfer between our team at UNC and our collaborators at other institutions; and (4) Promoting and supporting the development of a clinical feasibility trial.

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

Excellent communication skills as well as the ability to effectively interact with numerous and diverse populations is essential. Extensive knowledge and experience with Microsoft Access and Excel and working knowledge with Microsoft Office. The individual must be comfortable interacting with terminally ill patients and their families.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years of research/analysis is preferred. Experience or familiarity with medical records, database infrastructure, and biomedical human research policies is highly desirable. Experience consenting patients to research studies and/or patient interaction highly desirable. Prior experience with translational science projects including standard operating procedures for tissue acquisition and procurement, material/data transfer agreement forms, clinical trial documents including consent forms, and data extraction in the form of completion of case report forms and/or providing data for flow sheets or information databases and prior experience with database will be useful. Willingness and/or experience in technical writing, data entry, and keyboard skills will be very useful. Experience with medical terminology or a willingness to learn this vocabulary is highly desirable. Experience in grant and manuscript writing preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental Requirements Position/Schedule Requirements Clinic – UNCH or ACC, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials Position Attributes Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Quick Link https: // unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/199126

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 (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • List of References
  • Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Social/Clinical Research Specialist position.
  • Bachelor's in a discipline related to the field assigned and at least 1 year of related training or experience.
  • Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate in an unrelated field and at least 5 years of related training and/or experience.
  • Master's and/or Doctorate in a discipline related to the field assigned.
  • Associate's in a discipline related to the field assigned and at least 3 years of related training or experience.
  • Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 5 years of experience related to the field assigned (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 4 years experience).
  • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and related experience to equal at least 9 years (ex. 3 years of high school and 6 years of experience).
  • None of the above
  • Briefly describe your experience working with Microsoft Office.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please describe your ability to effectively interact with numerous and diverse populations and how you developed these skills.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have extensive knowledge and experience with Microsoft Access and Excel?
  • Yes
  • No
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