Soc/Clin Research Assistant

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

December 6, 2021


Posting Information Department Neurology-411801

Career Area Research Professionals Is this an internal only recruitment? No Posting Open Date 11/15/2021 Application Deadline 12/06/2021 Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey Salary Grade Equivalent GN08 Working Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant Position Number 20040838, 20040840 Vacancy ID P013912 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 2 years Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm

Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range $35,500 - $40,000 Pay Band Information

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Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.

OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.

OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The NCTU is managing a complex mix of trials among multiple departments, including Neurology, Neurosurgery and ENT. Due to the increased research endeavors of new and current faculty, there is a great need for additional research coordinators to manage the expanding research programs. This position manages, conducts, and evaluates the social/clinical research associated with the Neurosciences Clinical Trials Unit, a division within the Department of Neurology. The work performed is to support the expanding research programs. This position validates data/information collection, documentation, and analysis with a goal of performing and ensuring that good clinical practice guidelines are followed. The range of duties include, but not limited to: management of projects, (planning and design, data/information collection and analysis, project administration and oversight).

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

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

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

The candidate must be able to: Work independently and to multitask Plan work to meet established deadlines Maintain organization Identify basic principles of social/clinical research

Must have experience with clinical trial research and data entry. This person must have strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail. The Clinical Research Assistant must be familiar with IRB and HIPAA regulations.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Preferred candidate will have: (1) a bachelor's degree in a related area e.g., Psychology, Biology, Social Work, and 2) have at least 2-years- experience in clinical and research activities involving patients and families.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Office of Human Resources Contact Information

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

    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 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
  • Do you have clinical trials/IRB experience
  • yes
  • no
  • Please describe your experience and involvement in the process of conducting or coordinating clinical research studies.
  • (Open Ended Question)