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Clinical Research Assistant (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Health and Medical Services

Posting Number: req11124

Department: Family and Community Medicine

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 3950 S Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85713 USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine invites applicants to apply for the position of Clinical Research Assistant for a CDC-funded Influenza cohort study. The position is responsible for assisting licensed nurses and clinical research coordinators with scheduling and overseeing clinical research visits where vaccines will be administered to enrolled and consented participants. The duties of this position will include efficiently and precisely organizing data and specimens, and providing routine administrative support to the research team.

This is a grant funded position,

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

  • Assists with the assembly of study-related materials and nasal swab kits for participants consisting of all material required for self-collection and shipment of respiratory samples.
  • Assists with documentation of specimens to individual participants to ensure proper results.
  • Tracks inventory of supplies to ensure a consistent supply of materials throughout the study.
  • Greets and rooms patients and coordinates with nurses and research coordinators during patient visits, and monitors patient flow in assigned areas.
  • Answers telephones, takes precise messages and information of providers, and routes calls as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

*Bilingual in English/Spanish. *Database management (REDCap). *Excellent organization skills. *Attention to detail. *Thorough, careful documentation. *Report preparation. *Biosafety, HIPAA, CITI (Biomedical Research Investigators), and biospecimen shipping training.

FLSA: Non-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: DOE

Compensation Type: hourly rate



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: 2

Contact Information for Candidates

Karen Lutrick |

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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