Soc/Clin Research Assistant

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Nov 2022

Posting Information
Posting Information


Department Thurston Arthritis Res Center - 429201
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 10/18/2022
Application Deadline 11/01/2022
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Position Number 20051298
Vacancy ID S020468
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, ability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including some weekends.
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position 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
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
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 data collection for the research studies located in our Smithfield, NC office and clinic. Data collection includes, but is not limited to: telephone and in-person interviews, collection of clinical data in research clinic visits. 
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
Strong organizational and data collection skills. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Team player and able to work on tasks individually. Intermediate level of Microsoft Suite applications.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Prior experience with data collection of research participants to include face-to-face and telephone screening.
Prefer that the applicant have knowledge of Johnston County and be comfortable interacting with county residents.
Phlebotomy training and/or certification is a plus
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu 
 
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
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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