Research Assistant

Updated: 14 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime

Posting Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Contributing
Working Title Research Assistant
Position Number 20034388
Vacancy ID P011933
Budgeted Hiring Range $35104 - $41000
Pay Band Information

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Salary Grade Equivalent GN07
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 2 years
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Department Name and Number Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801
Date First Posted 09/03/2020
Closing Date 10/06/2020
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 centers in the country. The Center’s mission is to reduce cancer occurrence and death in North Carolina and the nation through research, treatment, training and outreach.

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 Research Assistant will perform recruitment, data collection, and patient follow-up activities for the coordination of clinical research studies within the Office of Clinical Translational Research (OCTR) at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Research Assistant will collaborate with oncology staff, Principal Investigators and OCTR colleagues to meet recruitment goals and facilitate compliant research procedures per GCP guidelines. The Research Assistant will be responsible for administering informed consent, HIPAA, questionnaires, coordinating biospecimen collection, accurately entering data from medical records and source data into databases, and assisting with other administrative duties as needed.

This is a two year time-limited position.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Strong communication and organizational skills to facilitate coordination of study processes. Familiarity with clinical research software, and familiarity with regulatory requirements for clinical research.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in clinical research field. Skill and facility with Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint; working experience with obtaining informed consent and enrolling subjects into protocols, experience entering and managing data sets; medical chart review and direct patient contact in the inpatient hospital setting preferred; strong verbal communication, decision making, and the ability to collaborate also preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Clinic – UNCH or ACC, Evening work occasionally, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Laboratory
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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