Clinical Research Assistant

NC State University - Raleigh, NC4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $28,000 - $38,000 a year
EducationSkills
As an integral member of the research team, the Research Assistant will perform a variety of duties in support of a health research study including recruiting study participants, administering informed consent, managing sample collection, processing samples after collection, and collecting, documenting, and managing data. Specific duties will include but are not limited to: 1. Recruit participants for a research study 2. Participate in other recruitment activities including putting up flyers in the community/clinic, attending and announcing the study in meetings, and/or using other established methods of communication in the community 3. Administer informed consent including describing study procedures as well as risks and benefits of participation to study participants 4. Collect all data and samples related to the study and work with the Project Manager to ensure all activities are completed 5. Maintain electronic and paper project files, conduct mail merges, and track payment processing; this includes the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access 6. Complete follow-up of participants in person (in clinic, at the participants home, in the office, or other desired location) 7. Process and manage specimens collected for the study 8. May perform other duties incidental to research activities as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. The tasks involved for this position require proficiency with basic Microsoft Office programs including MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. This position requires an extremely high level of attention to detail and accuracy. In addition, this position needs to be able to work in a fast-paced environment, with various team members; time-management, with frequent changes to prioritization of tasks, is also essential.
Position Number: 00107260
Posting Date: 10/17/2018

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American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funded: No