Soc/Clin Research Assistant

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

September 17, 2021


Posting Information Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment? No Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey Working Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant Position Number 20039443 Vacancy ID P013470 Budgeted Hiring Range $40,945 - $50,043 Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent GN08 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 3 years Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00pm

Department Name and Number Aging and Health - Center-428401 Date First Posted 09/09/2021 Closing Date 09/17/2021 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Research Professionals

Department Description

The Center for Aging & Health (CAH) and the Division of Geriatric Medicine are organizations within the School of Medicine. Both organizations report to Dr. Jan Busby-Whitehead, Director of CAH and Division Chief. The CAH is an interdisciplinary group of professionals who promote the health and well-being of older citizens. The mission is to promote collaborative basic and clinical science and health services research in aging, to develop innovative geriatrics and gerontological education programs for physicians, and multidisciplinary health professionals, and to provide consultation to agencies who serve older citizens.

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 Social Clinical Research Assistant will assist the Principle Investigator(s) in co-design of research projects to meet grant requirements. This position will use working knowledge of best practices in research, quality improvement and database management in order to synthesize system-wide data from other sources (e.g. CDC), organization-wide Primary Care Improvement Collaborative (PCIC) goals, and outside partners' databases into existing research domains. He or she will work to support partnerships across all six UNC Health professions schools and community-based partners to assist in producing large scale research findings in care.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

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

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to learn new software quickly. Professionalism, dependability, and integrity are a must as position will be interacting with and reporting to various professionals through the center/division and other School of Medicine departments, and health care system.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with older adults, excellent communication and organizational skills, familiarity with using technology.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental Requirements Position/Schedule Requirements Position Attributes Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Quick Link https: //

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certification/licenses
  • Optional Documents

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please indicate which software in the Microsoft Office suite you have had experience with, and describe your level of proficiency.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your organizational and multi-tasking skills and experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Social/Clinical Research Assistant position.
  • Bachelor's, Master's, and/or Doctorate in any field.
  • Associate's in any field and at least 2 years of experience.
  • Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 4 years of related experience (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 3 years of experience).
  • High School diploma/GED and at least 4 years of related experience.
  • Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and experience to equal 8 years. (ex. 3 years of high school and 5 years of experience).
  • None of the above