Soc/Clin Research Specialist

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

September 30, 2021


Posting Information Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment? No Position Title Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Contributing Working Title Soc/Clin Research Specialist Position Number 20039374, 20039375 and 20039376 Vacancy ID P013478 Budgeted Hiring Range $34,997-$43,000 Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent GN09 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 1-3 years Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Department Name and Number Biomedical Res Imaging Ctr-426001 Date First Posted 09/10/2021 Closing Date 09/30/2021 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Research Professionals

Department Description

The primary purpose of the Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC) is to offer investigators across UNC-Chapel Hill and the Triangle the resources and expertise to conduct cutting edge imaging research, regardless of their field. The BRIC was established under the recommendation of a Task Force convened by the Provost of UNC-Chapel Hill and the Dean of the School of Medicine. The BRIC has dual missions: To serve the imaging needs of the researchers of the University, and to advance the rapidly developing science of biomedical imaging.

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 primary purpose for this position is to work directly with investigators and other research personnel to initiate and execute imaging research studies at the BRIC. This position will be work on a diversity of research endeavors at the BRIC. This includes (but is not limited to): pediatric/neuroimaging/developmental-related research, PET studies, sequence development, pilot studies, and sponsor-initiated research. This position will work directly with physicians, investigators, and regulatory bodies for study start up. In addition, this position will work directly with mothers, newborn babies, families, and a variety of clinical and healthy volunteer populations. Major responsibilities include: recruitment and coordination of study subjects, and communication across study teams to implement study protocols, management of study information, and data collection/entry.

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

The employee must have knowledge and experience in the use of data, preferably medical information. Work environment will include the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanner room. Employee will undergo safety screening and will need to complete required safety training (including radiation worker training) to work in this environment. This position's work requires excellent customer service, decision-making and time management skills. He/she will need excellent judgement, concentration and focus to detail. The individual should be self- directed and able to work with minimal supervision. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Being bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Experience in administering assessment. Experience with working with babies and young children. Previous experience with baby studies using neuro imaging.

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

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Optional Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have any prior knowledge with data collection?
  • yes
  • no
  • Are you familiar with the IRB process?
  • yes
  • no
  • Do you have hands-on experience operating an MRI scanner?
  • Yes
  • No
  • 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