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2012211 Medicine-Infectious Diseases
About the Unit
The Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE) is situated within the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago Medicine. CCHE aims to eliminate all new HIV transmission events by 2041. The University of Chicago's position on the South Side makes it uniquely situated to test, treat, and prevent new HIV infections in a highly affected population. The South Side communities and majority Black suburbs connected to them to the South represents the largest contiguous Black population in the United States. By using our integrated HIV transmission elimination approaches, we are beginning to make new infections in these communities less frequent.
Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.
Career Track and Job Level
Manages, facilitates, and monitors the daily activities of clinical research and clinical trials. Performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, documentation, analysis and reporting of clinical research and clinical trial data. Manages the strategic, administrative, operational, and financial decisions that impact clinical research and clinical trials conducted across the University.
T2: Expands skills in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process. Maintains appropriate licenses, training and/or certifications, as needed. Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within our area of expertise. Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods. Works with a moderate degree of supervision.
The job provides technical support activities related to documents, analyzes, and reports on clinical research data. Provides input to support the strategic, administrative, operational, and financial decisions that impact clinical research conducted across the University.
1) Perform specific protocol procedures such as interviewing subjects, taking vital signs, and performing electrocardiograms., 2) Understands protocols and advises treating physicians on appropriate dosage modifications or treatment calculations based on patient characteristics., 3) Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups., 4) Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports., 5) Performs other related work as needed.
1) Assist with day to day operations of CDC and NIH funded projects that involve working with LGBTQ and Criminal Justice- Involved (CJI) populations vulnerable to COVID and HIV.
2) Coordinate multiple related projects to ensure optimal recruitment, enrollment and fidelity to the complex requirements of study participation and follow-up counseling.
3) Assistance with the development of study protocols, survey instruments, and maintenance of databases.
4) Coordinate and conduct research studies.
5) Recruitment, screening for eligibility, consenting participants, delivering assessments, delivering interventions, delivering controls, data entry, and referrals to COVID testing and service programming when appropriate.
This is a grant funded position.
1) Demonstrated effective leadership and teaching skills.
2) Strong knowledge of program subject matter.
3) Willingness to attend necessary orientation and trainings through Chicago.
4) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
7) Ability to manage stressful situations.
8) Ability to maintain confidentiality.
9) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
10) Ability and/or willingness to provide HIV/STI treatment, education, and prevention in non-traditional settings (community venues).
11) Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Access and Word.
12) Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skills.
13) Work in community-based settings and program office.
Education, Experience, and Certifications
Minimum requirements include vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field (not typically required to have a four-year degree).
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
1) Bachelor’s degree in a related field
1) 1-2 years of research experience
2) 1-2 years of experience working with individuals who identify as gender or sexual minorities
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the R esume/CV section of the application.
Depends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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