Senior Research Associate-PT

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7180294 (Ref.No. ej-4607129)
Posted: September 18, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Senior Research Associate-PT

Job ID: 263459
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Part Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Job Summary

Performs advanced administrative and technical work support of clinical research trials. Manages several large, multi-center, investigator-initiated, federal, and industry sponsored clinical trial.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepares new clinical trial research protocols for IRB submission, in compliance with all; applicable regulations and policies of FDA, DHHS, ICH, state of Georgia, AU, and AUMC. Coordinates activities with respective campus departments to ensure successful study execution.
  • Performs regulatory activities associated with the ongoing management of current clinical research protocols, including but not limited to, protocol amendments, financial disclosure, protocol deviations, protocol departures, adverse events.
  • Responsible for uploading regulatory documents into OnCore and IRBNet. Provides regulatory support to cancer center clinical investigators and clinical staff. Act as a liaison between clinical trial sponsors (or contract research organization), clinical investigators, and IRB, and coordinates efforts towards the start-up and ongoing conduction of a clinical trial until close out of study.
  • Creates and maintains training schedule for Cancer Center research faculty and staff related to research compliance best practices. Assist with finding and distributing continuing education requirement opportunities. Performs quality control regulatory inspections of cancer center clinical trials to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Perform all other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned and two years of experience in research, basic science or clinical laboratory, particularly clinical trial research.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or other natural, life, health care or materials science directly related to the research area to which the position is assigned with a minimum of five years research and/or clinical experience; previous supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Clinical research Professional/Associate/etc. certificates

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality. Detail-oriented. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday **This is a Part-Time position**

Pay Grade: R15

Salary Minimum: $18.71 - Midpoint: $26.19

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 9/15/23 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search Job Opening ID: 263459

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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