Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ; ;

Posting Information
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant - Contributing
Working Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Position Number 20037401
Vacancy ID P013308
Budgeted Hiring Range $35,104 - $40,000
Pay Band Information
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Salary Grade Equivalent GN06
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
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Department Name and Number Psychiatry - Research-412250
Date First Posted 08/18/2021
Closing Date 09/30/2021
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Research Professionals

Department Description
The UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders and Perinatal Psychiatry program are within the Department of Psychiatry. The primary purpose of this clinical and research based program is to explore the biological and genetic underpinnings of women’s mood disorders in the perinatal period.
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 primary purpose of this position is to serve as a research assistant to studies on postpartum depression for the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders. This person will assist with clinical research including subject recruitment and retention, subject screening, follow up study visits, data collection and entry, and drop off of study supplies to participants. This position will also include phlebotomy to obtain blood samples, wet lab processing, and maintenance of documentation related to clinical trials. These responsibilities require frequent contact with patients and UNC staff and ability to work independently. 
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
Experience with Microsoft Office is essential. Experience in clinical research with human subjects is essential. Ability to work well independently and with others in a team setting and to communicate complex study information to potential research subjects is critical. Experience with phlebotomy (blood collection) is essential. 
Preferred Qualifications
Prior clinical trials experience is a plus. Experience interacting with mothers and infants from diverse backgrounds is preferred. Experience obtaining informed consent is preferred. Experience with wet lab processing (processing of biological samples) is preferred. Experience administering psychological scales is preferred.          
Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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