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Research Services Clinical Science Professional (Open Rank)

Company: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location: Aurora
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

University Staff Description University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Job Title: Research Services Clinical Science Professional (Open Rank)
Position #00817374 Requisition #31686

Job Summary:

The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking applications for a Clinical Science Professional (Open Rank: Entry-Senior). This is a full-time, University staff position to support ongoing grant-funded studies focused on mental health. The Principal Clinical Science Professional will join a highly collaborative and exciting multi-disciplinary team (PI: Dr. Ian Stanley, PhD) that has an active research program domestically and internationally. The PI conducts research related to the prevention of psychological health conditions (e.g., suicide, posttraumatic stress disorder) across various populations (e.g., military service members, veterans, first responders, civilians). This research involves observational studies and interventional trials related to the understanding and prevention of psychological health morbidities in a global context.
Key Responsibilities:
Entry Professional:

Primarily assist with and oversee the day-to-day operations of clinical trials and studies
Manage and conduct moderately complex research activities that are part of larger project from initiation to close.
Obtain study subject's medical history and current medication information, reviews research protocol inclusion/exclusion criteria, and confirms eligibility of subject to participate in clinical trial
Perform informed consent process or ensures that the informed consent process has occurred, is properly documented, and that informed consent form documents are filed as required
Interview prospective subjects for a variety of research clinical trials. Educate potential subjects on the details of the studies through phone contacts and personal interviews
Schedule subject participation in research clinical trial, coordinating availability of necessary space, and clinical research support (e.g., physician, nurse practitioner, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy)

Intermediate Professional, all of the above and:

Independently master study materials, including but not limited to protocols, informed consent forms, and all other essential study documents for assigned studies
Independently perform study related processes, procedures, and assessments as defined in study protocol and in compliance with regulating bodies
Assist Team Leads, Supervisors and/or management with creation and implementation of processes and procedures and quality improvement initiatives

Senior Professional, all of the above and:

Assist with developing or develops protocol-specific systems and documents including process flows, training manuals, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Case Report Forms (CRFs). Maintains subject level documentation and prepares documents, equipment and/or supplies
Assist with identifying issues related to operational efficiency and shares results with leadership
Collect information to determine feasibility, recruitment and retention strategies. Employ, evaluate and assist with the implementation of innovative solutions to maximize recruitment and retention
Serve as a resource and participate in study initiation and close out duties

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

Manage and conduct moderately complex research activities that are part of larger project from initiation to close.
Create complex data management and tracking tools (REDCap, ACCESS, Excel) to support tracking of project/recruitment activities.

Work Location:

Remote - this role is eligible to work remotely, but the employee must be in the United States.

Why Join Us:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education, and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - and - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants.
The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: .

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:
Entry Professional:

Bachelor's degree in any field

A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis

Intermediate Professional:

Bachelor's degree in any field

A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis

One (1) year clinical research or related experience

Senior Professional:

Bachelor's degree in any field

A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis

Two (2) years clinical research or related experience

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in science or health-related field
Master's degree in psychology, public health, or a research-related discipline
Strong interest or previous experience working in psychological health or global health research and/or related efforts
Experience in global health
Experience in military-relevant research

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge and understanding of federal regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution
Outstanding customer service skills
Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion
Knowledge of basic human anatomy, physiology medical terminology
Ability to interpret and master complex research protocol information
Familiarity with medical/research terminology
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to understand and interpret medical terminology and medical charts
Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
Ability to think creatively, adapt quickly and work independently
Excellent team player
Enjoys working with human research subjects
Self-starter with a desire to improve human health through research
High Level Skills with Computer-Based Tools (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Etc.)

How to Apply:

For For full consideration, please submit the following documents.

A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position
Curriculum vitae / Resume
Three to five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address.

Questions should be directed to:

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as
Entry Professional: $47,743 to $60,729
Intermediate Professional: $51,956 to $66,088
Senior Professional: $56,169 to $71,447
The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation, depending on the level.
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
Total Compensation Calculator:

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at .

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other . If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the .

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Job Category: Research Services Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20353 - SOM-EM MED CLINICAL Schedule: Full-time Posting Date: Nov 6, 2023 Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Ian Stanley Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00817374

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