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Senior Research Assistant

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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Clinical and Translational Science Institute - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (21004631)

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Pittsburgh is recruiting a Senior Research Assistant. The Senior Research Assistant will implement the study protocol in multiple settings including dedicated enrollment clinics, physician practices, hospital settings (outpatient/inpatient) and in community partner settings in a designated catchment area. The individual is experienced in the clinical and/or research setting and is able to take on a site-specific management role when required under the direction of the Senior Research Coordinator. The individual will interact with potential participants along the continuum of study enrollment, including engagement (explaining study basics to a potential participant), recruitment (scheduling and assisting with completion of online informed consent and participant surveys), collection and processing of blood and urine samples, and completing physical measurements and documenting all activities, including finalization of biospecimens prior to shipment to Mayo Lab. The candidate will oversee the collection and reporting of data related to the enrollment continuum and provide peer support to other members of the team to assure data collection and standard operating procedures are followed. The candidate will participate in promotion of retention activities, and supporting participants during these activities. The individual will implement new models for the All of Us Research Program, including new methods for research and data collection. The ideal candidate enjoys interacting with diverse communities, is flexible, positive, friendly and a team player with excellent communication and organizational skills. The candidate will train and mentor new staff members in the study protocol and work closely with the Training and Education coordinator to assure staff competencies are maintained.
The candidate will be results-oriented and will promote teamwork and fervor to meet program goals, enrollment and retention metrics. They have a proven track record of working independently and implementing a clinical protocol or research study with limited direction.
All of Us PA is member of the Precision Medicine Initiative, a NIH-funded initiative with consortium partners across the country enrolling 1 million people in a national cohort of research participants. The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Pittsburgh is responsible for recruiting and enrollment in Pennsylvania.

2-3 years clinical, healthcare or research experience. A Bachelor's degree is preferred; a combination of education and relevant experience will be considered. May require travel between community practices as part of a regular work week.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Research.III Non-Exempt
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule 7-3:30; potential evenings and overnight stays
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable



Posted: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-04

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