Posting Summary: The Department of Kinesiology in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks qualified applicants for a Clinical Research Trainee to work with Dr. Steven K. Malin on a NIH-NHLBI R01 project investigating the effects of exercise dose interaction with metformin for vascular health in people with metabolic syndrome. The incumbent learns about and assists with a variety of clinical activities in the Applied Metabolism & Physiology Lab, including work with laboratory specimens, document preparation, data collection and scoring, record keeping, materials preparation, and review of prospective research participants. Clinical Research Trainees perform work at the task level under close supervision.
This is a restricted position and continuation is dependent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding.
A Bachelor's Degree is required. The ability to work independently and accurately and with attention to detail is required. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are also required. The ability to exercise good judgment and to maintain confidentiality are essential. A demonstrated ability to learn policies and procedures associated with clinical research is also required. Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required. Knowledge of federal and state regulations on clinical trials and of human subject research ethics is preferred, as is knowledge of Microsoft Access.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620952, complete the application and attach a cover letter and a resume/CV.
To be considered for this position, applications must be received by May 24, 2017.
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: A Bachelor's Degree is required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: CPR training.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work independently and accurately and with attention to detail. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Ability to exercise good judgment. Demonstrated ability to learn policies and procedures associated with clinical research.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of federal and state regulations on clinical trials and of human subject research ethics.
Required Computer Applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
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