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Clinical Research Assistant

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

Posting Number: req12180

Department: Dept of Emergency Medicine

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave, P.O. Box 245057, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Emergency Medicine is recruiting a Clinical Research Assistant to coordinate various clinical trials. In addition to recruiting patients, collecting/reporting data and maintaining study compliance, this position will also coordinate the Research Associate Program (RAP). RAP is an undergraduate and graduate program that encourages students to learn about and participate in research.

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

  • Maintain awareness of status of all active studies.
  • Implement new studies and collaborate with Clinical Research Coordinators.
  • Identify potentially eligible participants.
  • Consent and enroll patients.
  • Recruit RAP student volunteers.
  • Train RAP student volunteers.
  • Schedule RAP student shifts for rotation in the Emergency Department.
  • Coordinate undergraduate course teaching students about clinical research in the Emergency Department (BME 493B).
  • Document in applicable systems (tracking, electronic health, etc.) participants approached, screened, and enrolled in the study.
  • Conduct data entry and validation to ensure accuracy, quality and compliance of the data collection process.
  • Maintain study compliance with procedures and documentation.
  • Prepare for and participate in monitor visits, audits, and quality reviews (internal and external) in a professional manner.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and attend meetings with study sponsors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of research clinical skills.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

* Prior experience with the Research Associate Program as a student or volunteer.

* Experience with study initiation and regulatory document maintenance.

* Experience with research protocols, development, and regulations.

* Experience with Cerner.

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: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Meronda Lindberg |

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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