Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Dec 2021

Posting Information
Department Psychiatry - Research-412250
Career Area Research Professionals
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 12/03/2021
Application Deadline 12/10/2021
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Journey
Salary Grade Equivalent GN08
Working Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Position Number 20034130
Vacancy ID P014010
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 1 - 3 years
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Monday – Friday
Occasional evenings and weekends
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $40,945 - $46,000
Pay Band Information
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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 primary purpose of this position is to serve as a clinical research study coordinator on a research project involving peer group mentoring for racially or ethnically underrepresented postdocs or assistant professors. The person in this position will work closely with the Principal Investigators and other faculty Investigators to facilitate research participant recruitment, retention, and assessments. This is a multi-site research project with Duke University as the second site. The person in this position will work closely with Duke investigators and their research team and be responsible for coordinating meetings and effective communication. The person in this position will need to effectively recruit 80 racially and ethnically underrepresented postdocs and junior faculty into a 9-month facilitated peer mentoring program, foster continued engagement of participants during the program, and ensure that all survey data are collected at appropriate time points. This individual will need to maintain follow-up survey contact with participants over two-years following completion of the program.
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
Experience in working with or conducting research with individuals from underrepresented groups, excellent communication skills, and experience in conducting clinical research are required.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Prefer bachelor’s degree in a biomedical or behavioral discipline. Supervisory experience and experience as a clinical research study coordinator are preferred.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work 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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