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Research Associate

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Research Associate

Requisition ID

2021-79544

Category

Research

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

Department

COM Peds Obesity Prevention Program

Post End Date

11/6/2021

Overview

 

 

 

This position resides in the Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention (CCOP)which is located on the Arkansas Children's campus at the Arkansas Children's Research Institute (ACRI). This position will provide pre and post award support to CCOP investigators on CCOP related research projects. Pre and post award support includes but is not limited to research proposal development, regulatory support and oversight, Institutional Review Board (IRB) assistance, study coordinator services, and compliance reporting. This position will also provide program support which includes but is not limited to assisting the Director of Research Administration with CCOP communications (i.e. newsletter, website, CCOP social media), review and maintenance of CCOP membership list, member regulatory files (i.e. NIH Biosketches, CVs, etc.), and assist with development of Center marketing, training, and reporting materials (i.e. seminar and training workshop flyers, PowerPoint presentations, research posters, etc.).

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

CCOP Research Project Pre and Post Award Support Pre and post award support includes but is not limited to:

Research Proposal Development

Develop proposal application checklist and timeline for investigators.

Provides assistance to investigators with completion of required proposal application forms and documents to ensure that they meet the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) and CCOP application guidelines.

Pre-award budget development assistance.

Regulatory Support and Oversight

Assists with development of protocol, HIPAA, informed consent, assent.

Assists with study document development (i.e. screening forms, compensation forms, etc.).

Assists with development and maintenance of regulatory binders.

Assists with development and maintenance of ClinicalTrials.gov submission and record.

Assists with delegation log maintenance.

Assists with compliance monitoring and auditing.

Assists with obtaining biological safety and radiation safety approvals, as needed.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Assistance

Assists with human subject determination requests, development and maintenance of IRB submissions.

Assists with continuing review reporting.

Assists with protocol deviations/adverse event reporting.

Assists with study closeout procedures.

Study Coordinator Services

Study Coordination and Visit Support

Pre-Screen Participants

Consent/Assent

Participant Registration

Data Collection

Screening/Enrollment Tracking

Record Keeping

Protocol Deviations/Violations

Adverse Events

Screening/Enrollment Tracking

Correspondence

Petty Cash Management (e.g., participant gift cards and compensation)

 

Program Support

Assists the Director of Research Administration with CCOP communications (i.e. newsletter, website, CCOP social media) by maintaining current lists of faculty research external and internal training, funding opportunities, and CCOP member accomplishments.

Reviews and maintains CCOP membership list and member regulatory files (i.e. NIH Biosketches, CVs, etc.).

Creates charts, tables, and PowerPoint presentations.

Assists with formatting publications and grant applications.

Assists with development of Center marketing, training, and other materials (i.e. seminar and training workshop flyers, research posters, etc.)

General Duties

Assists with... For full info follow application link.

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 3101395

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 07, 2021