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Quality Assurance Education Specialist

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Quality Assurance Education Specialist
Requisition Number RE22800
Working Title MCCRN Quality Assurance Education Specialist
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 46
Salary Range $49,254-81,266/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Research or Project Management Certification

Physical Requirements

Job related travel. Repetitive motion. Sitting for long periods of time. Exposure to PC screens. Lifting, pushing, pulling, standing or walking with objects.


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (40 hrs/wk). Occasional work outside these days/hours.

Job Summary

As Kentucky’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, the UK Markey Cancer Center is equipped to deliver leading-edge cancer care and engage in groundbreaking research. The Markey Cancer Center is committed to reducing cancer mortality and the burden of disease through comprehensive programs and collaborations in cancer research, treatment and education.

Through the Markey Cancer Center Research Network (MCCRN), we bring access to research studies into the communities we serve. The Markey Cancer Center Research Network’s Quality Assurance Education Specialist performs activities to support central operations of a network conducting multicenter studies in the treatment, prevention and early detection of cancers.

The Quality Assurance Education Specialist will assist or lead the planning, development and implementation of clinical research training programs and continuing education programs; ensure quality of services delivered to participating sites; conduct needs assessments to develop and implement educational plans. Audience for training and education will include clinical research nurses and coordinators, regulatory coordinators, physicians, pharmacy, other personnel involved in clinical research.

Duties require application of knowledge of CFR, ICH, FDA Guidance Documents, NIH, NCI, OMB and SOPs as well as professional techniques of project management professionals.

Under Specific Request 1, please upload your certification.

If you are selected for a face-to-face interview, you will be asked to bring a writing sample to the interview. Topic will be discussed in the phone interview.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Microsoft Professional programs, including Access, Excel, Project, Planner, OneNote, Visio, research databases, HIPAA, HSP, web, strong knowledge of CFR & GCP, Federal guidance documents, NCI & CTMB guidelines, knowledge of oncology clinical trials.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree with more than seven years experience preferred.
Experience in oncology research or training and education in small or large group and web settings is strongly preferred.

Deadline to Apply 11/01/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-12

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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