Social/Clinical Research Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 22 Aug 2022

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Posting Information

Department ASOD Public Health - 435200
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 08/10/2022
Application Deadline 08/22/2022
Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Social/Clinical Research Assistant
Position Number 20004049
Vacancy ID S020180
Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Temporary
Hours per week 20
Work Schedule
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $20-$22
Proposed Start Date 08/22/2022
Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC Adams School of Dentistry Division of Pediatric and Public Health provides oral health care for individuals from infancy through adolescence, and promotes the prevention of oral disease.
Position Summary
The Social/Clinical Research Assistant is a position for the waterBEST study, a 5-year, community-based study evaluating potential dental health benefits of fluoridated bottled water in pre-school children. This position responsibilities include but are not limited to delivering 5-gallon bottles of water to study participants’ homes and collecting used bottles; recording water bottles in warehouse inventory; attention to detail in managing inventory and quality control procedures. The appointee will use a data management system to manage inventory and plan deliveries using GPS assisted routing software. Additional activities relate to participant recruitment screening informed consent and data collection during study visits. This requires attention to detail in completing case report forms (CRFs)/electronic case report forms (eCRFs), managing the collection, compilation, and entry of data into the data management system, documentation of study procedures. The appointee will meet with the Principal Investigator (PI), Project Manager and other members of the research team at least weekly to monitor study progress and any need for modification. Training to perform study-specific clinical procedures will be provided by the PI, and other members of the research study team. There will be occasional travel to the study’s research offices at UNC Adams School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill NC. This position is based in Kinston, NC.
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
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Data management experience preferred.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
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Not Applicable.

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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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