Clinical Trials Research Assistant - Urology

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 22002975

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Urology is seeking to recruit a Clinical Trials Research Assistant to support, coordinate and conduct clinical research activities.

Duties to include:

Protocol Development/Management and Study Responsibilities:

  • May consult with researchers to assist in developing a data management plan.
  • May assist in the design of forms to facilitate the collection and tracking of study participant data, study drugs, biological specimens and study procedures.

Research/Clinical Activities: Subject Recruitment and Enrollment:

  • May assist in the design, development, execution, administration and maintenance of protocols and clinical studies.
  • Assist with clinical and data coordination for research activities.
  • Screen, recruit, enroll, obtain informed consent, schedule, conduct study visits and monitor participants, following GCP’s guidelines.
  • Collect, process, and record data and specimens.

Data Collection and Monitoring:

  • Collect and track data, perform regular data entry for reports and maintain records of methods used.
  • Assist in managing data validation; query resolutions, and the reporting of data; conduct audit to assess quality assurance.
  • May assist with reporting adverse events and developing/implementing corrective action plans.

Regulatory Guidelines and Documents:

  • May assist with IRB submissions.
  • Track various indicators of project progress and summarize in reports to the research team.
  • Assist in documenting compliance with stafety and regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintain grants regulatory files according to granting agency and University policies.
  • May assist with procurement of supplies and materials.

Human Resources/Leadership:

May train, provide direction and assignment of student employees.

Percent of Time: 100%

Pay Grade: 3A -

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • 6 months to one year of prior experience with clinical research activities.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage complex information with attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word,Excel and Outlook.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge of UI and/or UIHC policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and procedures.
  • Knowledge of IRB guidelines and submissions.
  • Experience using an electronic health record system (Epic preferred).

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job Benefits:

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans

Application Instructions:

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Job ID: 81255

Posted 3 days ago

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