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Clinical Research Associate


Clinical Research Associate

  • 531550
  • Medical Center
  • Otolaryngology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Dec 3 2022
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $58,500-63,000
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

The Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery is seeking a Clinical Research Associate to provide support in all responsibilities related to government/private and pharmaceutical clinical research studies/trials. The incumbent will work closely with Clinical Research Coordinators and assist in various day-to-day operations of multiple studies, including subject recruitment, scheduling study visits, preparing materials for study visits, supporting participants during study visits, and data entry.


  • Assist with identifying, screening and assessing subjects for study; tracking study subjects against the protocol, and recording this information in Study Manager
  • Analyze and prepare data, writing reports and assisting in drafting manuscripts and papers
  • Assist with organizing study files and maintaining study calendars
  • Assist with other related duties necessary to the functioning of the research department
  • Assist in circulation of study related documents that require review/signature internally and externally
  • Responsible for maintenance of laboratory and supplies
  • Participate in patient education, obtaining informed consent, ordering pre-randomization tests and dispensing and ordering study drug
  • Provide support by coordinating follow-up evaluations both inpatient and outpatient, including monitoring of safety data; assuring compliance with study protocol; and maintaining case report forms
  • Facilitate retrieval and entry of data for minimal risk projects from patient charts
  • Facilitates preparation of data for statistician and develops ongoing reports for Principal Investigator (PI), statisticians and DSMB
  • Administer surveys as needed for minimal risk projects
  • Administer tests and perform subject-facing activities, per research protocols
  • Perform other tasks and duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in EPIC

Other Requirements

  • Trained and certified in IRB regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and attention to detail
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office suite)
  • Ability to work independently and must strictly adhere to deadlines and protocols

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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