Clinical Research Professional, COVID19 Vaccine Trial

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

ID: 7071064
Posted: October 16, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university boasts a student body of over 43,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values and seeks to empower all members of the university community.

The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Research Unit (IDRU), is currently accepting applications for five (5) full time, Clinical Research Professionals, to assist with novel COVID-19 vaccine trial.

This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

General Job Responsibility: This is a 1.0 FTE grant-funded position. The Clinical Research Professional coordinate’s Clinical Studies, recruiting and following study participants for the duration of the study.

Duties and Responsibilities:


Plans, implements and coordinates all aspects of assigned studies, including creation of study specific source documentation
Conducts study assessments for participants including Informed Consent and study eligibility, and collection of all necessary documentation
Draws required study labs following Good Clinical Practice and documenting appropriately.
Interfaces with Infectious Diseases Center Clinic Physicians and Staff to support practice issues specific to recruitment and follow-up of participants for duration of study
Follows large caseload of study participants from study screening through end-of-study evaluations, including all necessary source documentation and data collection/entry
Communicates with Principal Investigator and/or sub-investigators for medical direction of studies

Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI):

Identifies and collects data used for analysis that will serve as a basis for outcome measurement of assigned clinical research studies
Assist in establishing standard operating procedures for continuous review and development of quality improvement plans for our unit
Advances research objectives through participation in professional committees and presentations
Ensures timely reporting of research data, following study specific guidelines
Reviews and confirms review of Network, Industry and local SOPS as assigned and required.
Learns and utilizes research database and maintains all appropriate source documentation for research protocols. In addition, completes all sponsor required training, meets with study monitors as required, and assists in the completion of data entry and data queries

To ensure the continued success and growth of unit, participate fully as a vital member of the IDC Research Team:

Attends meetings as assigned
Completes continuing education and training programs as assigned on continual basis, in addition to continuing education required for licensure renewal
Other duties as delegated/assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline, or equivalent.
One year related experience, preferably in an academic or clinical setting
For nursing-focused role, appropriate clinical procedural experience required
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
For nursing-focused role, current/valid RN license to practice in the State of Ohio required, and CR certification preferred

Additional Qualifications:

Minimum 2-years relevant research experience preferable
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Meticulous source documentation skills
Proficiency in various computer and software applications preferred
Infectious Diseases experience strongly preferred but not required

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


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