Clinical Research Coordinator

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 11 Oct 2022

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Gastroint Biology and Dis Ctr-429001
Career Area Research Professionals
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 10/03/2022
Application Deadline 10/11/2022
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey
Salary Grade Equivalent GN08
Working Title Clinical Research Coordinator
Position Number 20050850
Vacancy ID P016211
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
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Hours may vary based on the needs of projects assigned
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $40,944 - $44,132
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Position Summary Information

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 Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease (CGIBD) is the stand-alone research department serving investigators who have an interest in digestive disease research. While it is common among departments and divisions of the Department of Medicine to have some sponsored programs, the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is unique in that nearly every faculty member has funded research or clinical trials. There are, moreover, a number of researchers in other departments (particularly Cell and Molecular Biology, Surgery, Pediatrics) whose principle research areas are in digestive diseases and who work closely with the Center. 
The Center also maintains strong collaborative ties with digestive disease researchers at Duke and NCSU.Because of the strong interest in research, the CGIBD also maintains a very large research training program. Included in this program are training grant programs plus a host of faculty development awards from federal and private sources.
The goals of the CGIBD are to promote research and collaboration in digestive diseases, to maintain a research training program such to provide digestive disease researchers for the future, to initiate and maintain outreach programs that serve the digestive disease research community and serve as a focus for solicitation of funds for digestive disease research and training.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will will recruit, enroll, and monitor research participants for gastrointestinal research studies with a main focus on studies in the field of inflammatory bowel diseases. They will work closely with the principal investigator to implement new clinical trial protocols, collect and enter data, collect and process blood specimens and intestinal biopsies, and manage regulatory documents.
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
Candidate must have knowledge of the research principles and methods of data entry, collection, and analysis to complete assignments independently. Candidate must have knowledge of IRB submissions, renewals and modifications; must have the ability to organize, collect, record, present data/information within defined research parameters; must have the ability to ensure quality control and summarize data/information collected; must have the ability to exchange research information through conversation, instruction, and demonstration with the PI and others; Candidate should have concise communication (verbal and written) regarding study patient care. Candidate must possess general knowledge in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Good Clinical practice (GCP). Candidate must also have knowledge general principals of clinical research coordination.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Prefer candidates that are well organized, possess good time management skills, personable and have good people skills, previous experience with the UNC, IRB, and EPIC is preferred.
Prefer the ability to contribute to the preparation of publications, reports and other presentation of compiled study results.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
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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.

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