Clinical Research Study Coordinator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 13 May 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Peds-Genetics and Metabolism-412010
Career Area Research Professionals
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 05/06/2024
Application Deadline 05/13/2024
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Journey
Salary Grade Equivalent GN11
Working Title Clinical Research Study Coordinator
Position Number 00062206
Vacancy ID P019037
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, but occasional early morning and evening work
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $58,000 - $74,000
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Position Summary Information

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A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.
University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks for numerous retail, restaurant and performing arts discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates on select campus events. UNC-Chapel Hill offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package , paid leave, and a variety of health, life and retirement plans and additional programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
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 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 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 Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a full time Clinical Research Study Coordinator to enhance our research team developing new treatment for rare genetic disorders, especially mucopolysaccharidoses. The Clinical Research Study Coordinator will support our research team with a wide variety of clinical research activities with the primary responsiblity for managing and maintaining regulatory compliance of multiple complex clinical research studies, including but not limited to preparation and submission of regulatory documents, facilitate study startup activities, interacting with UNC and central IRBs, study sponsors, study monitors (CRO) and Principal/Sub-Investigators. The study coordinator will participate in ongoing clinical trials including ensuring adherence to updated protocols, interacting with study subjects, study sponsor and study monitor to ensure completion and documentation of study-related procedures and events 
The candidate should be able to manage multiple competing priorities and to make important decisions while adhering to study protocols and data quality. The candidate should be willing to take initiative in new and current projects. The candidate should be able to work independently and to collaborate with other members of the research team.
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.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
  • Experience with the preparation and submission of regulatory documents.
  • Knowledge of clinical research and the fundamentals of regulatory practices relevant to clinical research. 
  • Experience with computer and database programs. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited guidance.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, flexibility, and clinical research experience are preferred. 
  • A successful candidate should be organized, detail oriented and capable of managing competing priorities.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally
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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.

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