Study Coordinator

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

October 1, 2021


Posting Information Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment? No Position Title Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Journey Working Title Study Coordinator Position Number 20037795 Vacancy ID P012363 Budgeted Hiring Range $50,825 - $68,833 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 3 years Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

M-F, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Department Name and Number Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801 Date First Posted 02/11/2021 Closing Date 10/01/2021 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Research Professionals

Department Description

The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, founded in 1975, is a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center. The Center's mission is to reduce cancer occurrence and death in North Carolina and the nation through research, treatment, training and outreach. UNC Lineberger's Cellular Therapy POD is a centralized resource that supports the clinical research efforts of Lineberger investigators, primarily through the design and conduct of therapeutic clinical trials. The POD provides administrative, regulatory, data management, and study coordination services to investigators throughout the development, approval and implementation processes of protocols conducted at UNC and its affiliate institutions. The POD is responsible for protecting the safety of patients participating in research, ensuring the quality of the research, and safeguarding the interests of the University. It also furnishes protocol-related information to health professionals and to the community at large.

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 purposes of this position are administration of oncology clinical trials, including subject and data management, and training of staff. The position will be responsible for recruitment, screening, eligibility, and registration of research Subjects. Eligibility assessment of oncology patients requires both full knowledge of research regulations and strict adherence to individual trial procedures. In addition, based on knowledge of GCP and research protocols, the chosen individual will identify and modify research methodologies to meet research objectives as they relate to data collection, reporting, and analysis, creating and documenting Data Management Plans for multiple complex trials.

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

Knowledge of GCP and ICH Guidelines and ability to follow established regulations, procedures, and protocols; strong computer skills; demonstrated ability to gather data and document procedures; demonstrated ability to plan work and coordinate multiple projects; demonstrated ability to communicate professionally verbally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

Research experience preferred. Oncology and/or chemotherapy experience on an oncology unit or in an oncology clinic is preferred. CCRC or CCRP is preferred. Nursing license preferred.

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

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 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
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have knowledge of GCP and ICH Guidelines?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Briefly describe your experience with clinical research including, (if applicable), experience with oncology specific research.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Describe your method to managing multiple projects concurrently, including how to ensure high quality while also meeting competing deadlines.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Briefly describe your experience and approach to interacting with potential and enrolled patients on clinical trials.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Where did you hear about this job posting?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • 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
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