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Clinical Research Lead, Senior (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req17736

Department: Senior VP Health Sciences

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Clinical Research Lead, Senior will be a member of the Clinical and Translational Sciences Research (CATS) Center. This position will manage a team of clinical research coordinators. This position will also be responsible for managing clinical trial projects and ensuring enrollment numbers are achieved and compliance is adhered to. This position will assist with the day to day activities of individual clinical trials and will ensure compliance at all levels.

Please note: Three (3) professional references will be required as part of the interview process.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Communicate with assigned team regularly via huddles or meetings in order to share updates, process changes, etc.
  • Conduct regular one-on-one meetings with members of assigned team to discuss job performance, professional development, growth opportunities, etc.
  • Ensure staffing is appropriate to meet business needs, review and approve sick & vacation requests, hiring as needed.
  • Orientation, training and mentoring of staff to ensure clinical trials are conducted appropriately and within the guidelines.
  • Communicate regularly with management to share updates, problem-solve, make decisions, etc.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of new clinical trials.
  • Assist Investigators with study startup activities.
  • Identify and monitor barriers to enrollment and retention and develop solutions to enroll.
  • Ensure local strategies are successful through regular assessment and evaluation.
  • Daily supervision of study staff and oversight of study coordination.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance by ensuring all members of assigned team have completed required trainings and are aware of operational and protocol changes.
  • Develop and implement strategies to achieve PI goals for participant engagement, enrollment and retention.
  • Ensure study teams are documenting all visits accordingly in portals such as OnCore, Box, RedCap, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail & ability to organize.
  • Willing to work in a clinical setting.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to maneuver multiple tasks at once.
  • Knowledge of Cerner, OnCore, ReCap

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • FiveĀ (5) years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Phlebotomy trained.
  • Experience in training and leading teams.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $59,404 - $74,254, annually

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Clinical Research

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 4

Contact Information for Candidates

Maria Gordon | | (520) 626-5472

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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