The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Specialist for the Department of Pathology Research. The Clinical Research Specialist functions as a single specialist in a clinical setting who is responsible for providing the highest technical expertise to research programs and projects overseeing clinical research activities. The position develops, recommends, modifies, and implements policies and procedures for clinical research, as well as develop protocol manuals and data collection instruments. This position significantly contributes to the interpretation of research findings.
This is an exempt, regular position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Perform and direct studies and/or project(s). Develop, recommend, modify and implement policies and procedures and/or methods for clinical research. Develop protocol manuals and data collection instruments. Participate in the design of research studies.
Perform clinical research activities including advanced data analysis using statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, and R; data management (collection, entry, verification); data interpretation, and ensures compliance and clinical relevance of data.
Searches relevant literature, develops conclusions on research findings, writes reports, prepare and deliver presentations of relevant findings and conclusions, and recommends appropriate actions. Conduct library research and contributes to the preparation and writing of research findings for publication of journal articles and grant proposals.
Manages interaction with subject participants including eligibility screening, recruitment, enrollment, ensuring informed consent is properly secured and documented, counseling, and obtaining patient medical history. Obtains tissue and blood samples as necessary and collects information through interviews, questionnaires, test results, and charts.
Perform Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) protocol development and ensure compliance of research operations with protocols.
Serves as liaison to other departments, outside organizations, government agencies, and product representatives to promote effective and efficient operation and use of resources.
Performs administrative duties such as providing training and guidance to students and other clinical staff, attending research meetings, and assisting with contract negotiations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in epidemiology, sociology, psychology. Study field relative to the research of the clinic.
Experience: Three (3) years clinical research including Two (2) years relevant research specialization.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - E3304E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Pathology
Job Posting: Feb 8, 2019
Unposting Date: Mar 1, 2019, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 114821
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.