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Clinical Research Coordinator I

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

Posting Number: req9955

Department: College of Nursing

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1305 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights

The College of Nursing invites clinical research professionals desiring to make an impact in the lives of Tucson women who have experienced childhood adversity.

As a Clinical Research Coordinator, you will play a critical role in interacting with diverse English-speaking and Spanish-speaking pregnant women and new mothers to teach safe infant care in the first few months after birth.

The primary role of this position is to communicate with study participants in the Attention Control group of a NIH funded biobehavioral, clinical trial with mothers and babies. This position includes collecting data and teaching about infant care at study sessions in Tucson. The position also includes processing blood and saliva samples at the College of Nursing's Biological Lab for storage. Remote work available when communicating with study participants.

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

  • Responsible for data collection and REDCap data entry
    in study sessions with pregnant and postnatal women who have been
    randomized into an attention control group of a clinical trial. Be trained
    in study protocol and reliably teach safe infant care to mothers in the
    hospital after birth and at 3 postnatal study visits (1, 2, and 3 months
    after birth). At study visits, collect questionnaire data and
    video-recordings of mother-infant interaction. Coordinates with CATS to
    schedule a phlebotomist to attend each study session.
  • Communicate with participants in the attention-control
    group with weekly phone calls to teach safe infant care, and to schedule
    their study visits.
  • Train to reliability on standard operating procedures
    for processing blood and saliva samples for storage and later analysis.
  • Attend
    team meetings. Support the Project Coordinator with other project duties as
    needed including recruitment, screening, enrolling, and maintaining in-person
    contact with study participants.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with mothers and infants, as the target population are pregnant women and mother-infant dyads in the first few months after birth.
  • Able to multi-task, take initiative, be organized, and work well within a small research team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • One (1) year of relevant work experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • Bi-lingual
    in Spanish and English.

Preferred Qualifications

*1-2 years of research experience

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: $40,000 - $45,000

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

Grade

4

Career Stream and Level

PC1

Job Family

Clinical Research

Job Function

Research

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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Aleeca Bell | aleecab@arizona.edu

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 an 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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