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Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitleSoc/Clin Research Assistant - JourneyWorking TitleSoc/Clin Research AssistantPosition Number20035282Vacancy IDP011080Budgeted Hiring Range$40,945 - $45,494Pay Band InformationTo learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade Equivalent66/GN08Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work ScheduleMonday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Department Name and NumberMedicine-Endocrinology-411410Date First Posted11/08/2019Closing Date11/14/2019Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryResearch Professionals Position Summary Information

Department DescriptionThe UNC Diabetes Care Center provides coordinated, comprehensive health care to patients with diabetes mellitus in a cost- effective manner. Additionally, the Center is a resource for the education of physician, allied health professionals, and lay people. Finally, and most pertinent to this position, the Center’s Clinical Trials Unit is involved in pursuing research aimed at developing improved diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diabetes. The Center maintains an administrative office in Burnett-Womack, and a clinic/clinical trials unit at Meadowmont, where this position is located.

Equal Opportunity EmployerThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position DescriptionThe primary purpose of this position is to act as a Research Assistant supporting all aspects of the clinical trials program. This includes study start-up, regulatory, and IRB support; processing blood and urine specimens as part of research protocols; performing data entry; and conducting selected study visits, including recruiting participants, obtaining informed consent, and carrying out visit procedures. The supervisor, based on workload and needs of the department, may assign other tasks.

Minimum Education and Experience RequirementsBachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesMust possess prior experience with human clinical trials, including experience with recruiting participants and assisting with or carrying out study visits.

Preferred QualificationsMinimum of one year prior experience with human clinical trials is strongly preferred.
Prior clinical or research experience with diabetes.

Experience with diabetes technology, such as blood glucose meters and continuous glucose monitors.

Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental RequirementsPosition/Schedule RequirementsClinic – UNCH or ACC, Evening work occasionally, Exposure to Bloodborne PathogensPosition AttributesStimulus/ARRA FundedNoQuick Link Contact Information

Office of Human Resources Contact InformationIf you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Curriculum Vitae / Resume
- Cover Letter

Optional Documents
- List of References

Posting Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

- * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Social/Clinical Research Assistant position.
- Bachelor's, Master's, and/or Doctorate in any field.
- Associate's in any field and at least 2 years of experience.
- Combination of post-high school education and experience to equal at least 4 years of related experience (ex: 1 year towards a degree and 3 years of experience).
- High School diploma/GED and at least 4 years of related experience.
- Did not complete high school but have a combination of high school education and experience to equal 8 years. (ex. 3 years of high school and 5 years of experience).
- None of the above

- * Briefly describe your clinical trials experience. (Open Ended Question)

- * Do you have knowledge about or experience with diabetes?
- Yes
- No

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