Posting Summary: The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Trainee to learn and assist with a variety of clinical activities. Duties will include working with laboratory specimens, documenting preparation, record keeping, materials preparation, and reviewing of prospective research activity.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree in hand by start date. No clinical trials experience is required. Incumbents must be able to effectively communicate in English.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required Specific Experience: No experience is required
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Related health-care or research experience is preferred
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to identify and resolve problems 2. Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail 3. Ability to sort and compile data 4. Proficient keyboarding skills 5. Ability to learn new information under supervision of others 6. Ability to use the internet to conduct research 7. Customer service skills 8. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team 9. Ability to work with diverse community of people 10. Ability to relate to people in a wide variety of professional levels 11. Strong organizational skills 12. Excellent interpersonal, written and organizational communication skills 13. Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills 14. Demonstrated ability to learn the organization, policies and procedures associated with clinical research 15. Ability to maintain confidentiality
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of federal and state regulations on clinical trials 2. Knowledge of medical terminology associated with diseases/conditions under study and Good Clinical Practices for research 3. Knowledge of human subject research ethics
Required Computer Applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.