Research Specialist (Clinical)
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

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The Research Specialist will support the clinical research program of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Working closely with clinical faculty, residents, and other administrative staff, the Research Specialist will be responsible for administrative oversight of clinical trials and will assist the Department's researchers with the IRB and grant application processes. In addition, the Research Specialist will participate in gathering data, data analysis, and grant/manuscript writing.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for employee and qualified family members; access to campus cultural and recreational activities; state retirement, and more.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage process of initial application, modifications, and continuing review with human subjects protection program and site review authorities
  • Clinical research project coordination including: consenting and scheduling subjects, and arranging data collection sessions
  • Serve as site coordinator for clinical trials
  • Maintain list of research projects and personnel
  • Provide ongoing education to department staff, faculty, and students about research processes
  • Maintain departmental research website
  • Assist with preparation and manage submission of grants
  • Assist with grant budgeting
  • Oversee budgeting and expenses for research projects, including modifications/requests
  • Purchasing for research projects
  • Assist with manuscript preparation and submission
  • Coordinate lab usage
  • Facilities management for labs
  • Lab equipment and supply purchasing /procurement and management
  • Organize lab meetings
  • Coordinate training for lab personnel (human subjects, ORCBS training, conflict of interest)
  • Create, maintain, and ensure compliance with lab SOP (standards of practice) and ensure compliance with the policies of Office of Radiological, Chemical, Biological Safety (ORCBS)
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND two years related research experience; OR,
Six years research experience appropriate to the area of assignment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening

None

Job Category

Research

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