Employment Type: Permanent Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0001912
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks to hire three full-time Research Instructor (fixed term) faculty members. The successful applicants will act as study coordinators for research studies and clinical trials. They will be responsible for recruitment of research participants and overall management of the research studies. Duties may include performing diagnostic procedures to evaluate patients for study qualification; providing assessments and clinical procedures while recording data for review; collecting patient histories; performing physical examinations; developing therapeutic relationship with subjects; ordering of lab and diagnostic procedures per protocol; providing patient/family education; entering data entry and reporting adverse events. In addition, the study coordinators may handle regulatory processes (IRB), network with physicians and patient advocacy groups to ensure recruitment goals are met, independently perform data analysis, assist with paper and grant writing, and occasionally assist with other human research projects with healthy human participants. We are seeking candidates with experience in clinical or basic research related to psychiatric conditions and who demonstrate excellent collaboration and leadership skills.
Education and Experience:
Candidates with research experience and experience with study coordination preferred.
The 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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.