Clinical Research Assistant

Updated: 14 days ago
Location: West Chicago, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ;

Position Details
Position Information

Position Title Clinical Research Assistant
Requisition # S01314P
FLSA Non-Exempt
Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago
Department Food Science & Nutrition Programs
Assists with various aspects of human clinical trials with supervision. Aspects of clinical trials include recruiting, screening, enrollment, scheduling subject visits, data entry, quality control, anthropometic measurements, study food preparation.
Communicates basic data and facts in a clear and concise manner to Supervisor in both verbal and written communications. Demonstrates good listening skills. Internal communications are routine and frequent.
Communicates with line supervisor and project leader to determine immediate needs and deliverables. Performs basic internal communications referencing established timelines and metrics.
Special Schedule Requirements
This is a Temp. position – 40 hrs per week.
EEOC Statement
Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, inclusion and diversity. It is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and actively seeks applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, unfavorable discharge from the military, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation including gender identity and expression, order of protection status, and/or genetic information. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.


Education & Experience
Requires B.S. degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field. Internship experience preferred.
Knowledge & Skills
Requires analytical skills and attention to detail in conducting experiments. Requires basic nutrition and food knowledge. Requires basic knowledge in anthropometrics. Ability to multitask on projects and demonstrate good results orientation through a pro-active and team based approach.
Physical Environment and Requirements
Works extensively in a clinical lab environment where there are strong safety procedures protective equipment requirements (wears lab coat, gloves, et)c, and works with various specimens and chemicals <1% May lift up to 10 lbs, 10% of time and performs extensive keyboarding (15%) and pipetting up to 10% of the time.

Certifications and Licenses

List any certifications or licenses that are either required or helpful in performing the job, designating whether required or preferred.
Good academic credentials are required.

Key Responsibilities

Key Responsibility
Assists with coordination of clinical trials: Recruiting, screening, enrollment, scheduling subject visits, data entry, quality control, anthropometic measurements, study food preparation.
Percentage Of Time 30
Key Responsibility
Lab (kitchen lab and bio-labs) responsibilities will include sample/specimen preparation and processing, prepare food/meal per protocol and standard operating procedures. Food record analyses.
Percentage Of Time 20
Key Responsibility
Follows procedures to clean and sterilize lab (kitchen lab and bio-labs) equipment; assists in setting up, adjusting, operating and maintaining equipment and instruments according to procedures.
Percentage Of Time 10
Key Responsibility
Follows established safety regulations and procedures. Performs routine maintenance as needed.
Percentage Of Time 10
Key Responsibility
Records data on trial-specified forms. Enters data into specified databases. Completes control checks on data after entry.
Percentage Of Time 20
Key Responsibility
Assists in supply inventory, maintains logs/journals.
Percentage Of Time 10

Posting Information

Work Hours
Monday – Friday – 40hrs per week – Temporary Position
Position Category Full Time
Posting Date 05/13/2024
Closing Date
Posted Until Filled Yes
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