The primary purpose of the position is to manage the daily and long-term operations of several major research projects. The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will coordinate anywhere from one to six research studies concurrently. These studies focus on gastrointestinal conditions and include treatment, drug, and medical device trials, patient registries, and various other studies. The CRC reports to the supervisor for instruction and supervision. The position requires the planning, organizing, implementation, and evaluation of activities to bring research projects successfully to their completion. Duties include managing studies from start-up through closeout and may include obtaining and maintaining IRB approval, screening and identifying study subjects, recruiting study subjects and obtaining informed consent, collecting and processing human biological specimens, collecting and entering data, responding to data queries, and facilitating monitoring visits.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Candidate must have excellent attention to detail and communication skills (written and oral).
Candidate must have the ability to screen and recruit study participants and determine if the subjects meet the inclusionary/exclusionary criteria for a specific research study.
Candidate must have the ability to independently manage regulatory documents and submissions.
Candidate must be able to collect and process biopsies and specimens such as blood, urine, stool and saliva.
Candidate must have the ability to perform data entry and quality assurance for study bookkeeping, including data forms and databases.
Candidate must have the ability to correspond with funding agencies regarding grants and budgets.
Candidate must have the ability to lead and update the exchange of research information through conversation, instruction, and demonstration with the investigators and others.
Candidate must have the ability to contribute to the preparation of publications, reports, and other presentations of compiled study results.
This position requires the ability to arrive at work before regular business hours (such as 7am or earlier) and stay after regular business hours (evenings such as 6pm or later) as necessary to perform duties of the position. It is expected the candidate has a schedule that can accommodate these hours when necessary.
Prior experience coordinating investigational drug or device clinical trials.
Prior working experience with institutional review board (IRB) submissions
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.
Carolina rates among the nation’s great institutions of higher education, set on an historic and beautiful campus that celebrates all four seasons. Carolina’s students, faculty and staff come here from around the world, bringing varied cultural, racial and ethnic heritages that help make UNC-Chapel Hill a thriving intellectual center. We’re repeatedly ranked the nation’s best value in higher education for students seeking to earn a college degree – the University has garnered the top spot each time since the ranking’s launch in 1998.Whether you’ve just started your career, are new to academia or are a seasoned professional with assorted campus experiences to draw on, we hope you will find a great place at Carolina.
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