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Clinical Research Professional, Office of Academic Research Services

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


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, Department of Internal Medicine, Office of Academic Research Services, is currently accepting applications for a full time, 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.

Essential Functions

Study Coordination:

  • Plan and coordinate projects.
  • Design and implement evaluation tools for projects.
  • Coordinate the generation of data for proposals, reports, and manuscripts.
  • Attend Department Meetings as assigned.
  • Provide training and direction to Research Staff regarding regulatory standard operating procedures.



  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of federal regulations, University regulations, and IRB operating procedures concerning regulatory functions for Human Research.
  • Work with necessary parties to identify compliance, legal, IP and business/financial risk. Mitigate risk through working with physicians/faculty, divisions, legal and/or other departments.



  • Prepare and maintain all regulatory documentation for assigned research studies – this includes, but is not limited to:  initial IRB submissions, annual reviews, amendments, submission of all required reportable events, and COMPLION electronic regulatory binders.
  • Draft and format subject informed consents and consent comprehension tests.
  • Liaison with IRB and industry contacts.
  • Liaison with internal medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities.
  • Coordinate division meetings with study team as needed to accurately maintain studies.

Essential Functions Continued

Regulatory continued:

  • Attend regular educational meetings to stay current on IRB and University mandates regarding regulatory functions.
  • Assist in drafting compliant advertisements.
  • Keep updated records of research staff credentials for active studies.
  • Prepare and manage files and participate in all monitoring visits for assigned studies, both internal and external.
  • Meet regularly with regulatory team to help develop educational materials for new investigators and work together to facilitate regulatory compliance improvements.


Data Entry/Management:

  • Gather data.
  • Assist in development of reports.


Related other duties, as assigned

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.

Additional Qualifications Considered

One-year related experience in an academic or clinical setting.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Not Required


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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: 91941 


Clinical Research Professional, Office of Academic Research Services

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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