The Research Assistant will perform recruitment, data collection, and patient follow-up activities for the coordination of clinical research studies within the Office of Clinical Translational Research (OCTR) at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Research Assistant will collaborate with oncology staff, Principal Investigators and OCTR colleagues to meet recruitment goals and facilitate compliant research procedures per GCP guidelines. The Research Assistant will be responsible for administering informed consent, HIPAA, questionnaires, coordinating biospecimen collection, accurately entering data from medical records and source data into databases, and assisting with other administrative duties as needed.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Strong communication and organizational skills to facilitate coordination of study processes. Familiarity with clinical research software, and familiarity with regulatory requirements for clinical research.
Experience in clinical research field. Skill and facility with Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint; working experience with obtaining informed consent and enrolling subjects into protocols, experience entering and managing data sets; medical chart review and direct patient contact in the inpatient hospital setting preferred; strong verbal communication, decision making, and the ability to collaborate also preferred.
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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