Research Assistant

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 04 Aug 2022

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Lineberger Compr Cancer Center-426801
Career Area Research Professionals
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 07/28/2022
Application Deadline 08/04/2022
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Contributing
Salary Grade Equivalent GN06
Working Title Research Assistant
Position Number 20048356
Vacancy ID P015714
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Part-Time Time-Limited
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Two years
Hours per week 30
Work Schedule
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 2:00pm
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $26,327 - $34,119 0.75 FTE Salary Range
Pay Band Information
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Position Summary Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
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 Office of Clinical and Translational research (OCTR) is a centralized resource that supports the clinical research efforts of Lineberger investigators, primarily through the design and conduct of non-therapeutic clinical trials. The OCTR 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 OCTR 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.
Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to facilitate the conduct of oncology clinical trials for one or more disease groups. This position supports investigators in their research endeavors. This also includes subject and data management according to federal regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and local and institutional policies. These responsibilities relate to the mission of the UNC/LCCC OCTR by maintaining the quality of research and by addressing patient safety and regulatory compliance which impact research quality and safeguard institutional integrity.
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
Knowledge of ICH GCP, Federal Regulations and Guidelines and ability to follow established regulations, procedures, and protocols
Some knowledge of clinical research coordination;
Possess strong decision-making skills and the ability to problem solve and troubleshoot issues;
High level of accuracy and attention to detail;
Ability thoroughly document procedures;
Ability to plan work and coordinate multiple projects;
Customer-oriented and team-oriented;
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing;
Ability to work on evenings, weekends and/or holidays occasionally required.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
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/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Laboratory, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally
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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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