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Clinical Research Professional, COM

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

The College of Medicine, Cancer Programs is looking for a Clinical Research Professional. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

Under general supervision of the Clinical Research Manager, the Clinical Research Professional provides data management support and assistance to the University Of Cincinnati Cancer Center Office Of Clinical Trials. Duties can span a broad range of activities, or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum. 

NOTE:  This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship.

Essential Functions


  • Accurately enters data from electronic medical records or paper research charts, into study specific electronic data capture systems in a timely manner for industry-sponsored, cooperative group, or investigator initiated clinical research trials.
  • Proactively seeks to promptly resolve outstanding data queries and any issues relating to missing or incomplete source documentation through collaboration with clinical research coordinators (CRCs).
  • Maintains and uses organizational systems (excel, EDCs, etc...) to track subject visits or other research milestones in order to avoid delinquent data entry.
  • Reviews all data entered into EDCs and subject charts to identify and help resolve any general quality issues with CRCs and quality assurance (QA) staff as needed. (i.e., data collected per protocol and meets GCP, ALCOA standards etc...). 
  • Conducts study participant follow-up as required per protocol.
  • Communicates and collaborates within assigned research team and with principal investigators in a professional, helpful and service-oriented manner to effectively accomplish job duties.
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for monitoring visits – ensuring monitors have access to records, facilities, and remaining available for questions for the duration of a visit.
  • Assists the PRMC/DSMB Coordinator or other QA staff with projects as needed.
  • Adheres to all UCCC CTO work instructions, SOPs, and study specific time-frames in the performance of study data management and related job duties.


Clinical Research Protocol, Case Report Form (CRF) and Database (EDC) Development

  • Actively provides input on protocol data capture considerations to PIs (form design, OnCore or RedCAP database builds).
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with Principal Investigators and Clinical Research Coordinators to design, implement, and maintain protocol specific forms (CRFs, checklists, protocol calendars etc...).
  • Able to independently maintain and meet form & database development milestones effectively (e.g., forms and checklists are developed and tested prior to enrollment of subjects).
  • Communicates effectively with Regulatory staff to ensure any changes to study procedures are reflected in any study tools or databases or forms in a timely manner.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree must be in a related field. 
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • For nursing focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, and RN License in State of Ohio. 
  • For social work focused role, licensure in the area of clinical specialization.

Required Experience

1-3 years of relevant experience, preferably in an academic, clinical, or laboratory setting.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 67762 


Clinical Research Professional, COM

Date:  Sep 19, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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