Clinical Research Professional, UC Cancer Center

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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

UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. 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.

We are looking for a senior or non-senior clinical research coordinator supporting our oncology trials. The position is part of a great team with an established research program!


Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Professional/Senior Clinical Research Professional will provide technical support and assistance for the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Duties can span a broad range of activities, or can be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.

Study Coordination Duties:


Please note this is a Full-Time, On-Site position.


This position does not qualify for Visa sponsorship.

Essential Functions

  • Complete training and follow established CTO workflows and CTO/UC Health standard operating procedures.
  • In conjunction with the investigator, consent participants to interventional clinical trials. This includes providing education of clinical trial design (phases 1-4), explaining primary research aims of study, reviewing screening procedures, dosing schedule, potential side effects (some of which are unknown), anticipated benefits of trial participation, costs/coverage of treatment, and compensation for participating (if any).
  • Coordinate screening procedure scheduling and completion, including but not limited to, local labs, central labs, ECGs, ECHOs, CT and/or MRI scans, physical exams, pulmonary function tests, cardiac stress tests.
  • Complete eligibility review and verification in conjunction with treating physician/sub-I and CRC team.
  • Coordinate treatment appointments/procedures for patients' duration on study.
  • Interview patients for baseline and ongoing changes in medical history, concomitant medications, and adverse events.
  • Document study procedures and patient medical history, conmeds, and adverse events in Epic electronic medical record.
  • In conjunction with treating investigator/sub-I, follow patient disease response per RECIST 1.1 or similar.
  • Order screening and on-study procedures in Epic electronic medical record.
  • Along with data/office-based coordinator(s), accurately enter data from electronic and/or paper research charts into study-specific electronic data capture systems in a timely manner for industry sponsored, federally funded, or investigator initiated clinical research studies.
  • Respond to queries in electronic data capture systems and other online study systems as needed.
  • Prepare biospecimen collection supplies, including hand off instructions for the clinical nurse(s) or phlebotomist(s), and ensure processing laboratory has accurate processing and shipment manuals and supplies.
  • Complete ECGs on study-provided ECG machines when due. Complete accurate documentation regarding ECG completion. Facilitate MD or NP review and signature of ECGs in real-time to confirm ECGs are within safety parameters.
  • Coordinate collection, documentation, processing, transportation, and shipment of research biospecimens as needed.

Essential Functions Continued

  • Process research biospecimens as needed.
  • Document and file deviations through the appropriate regulatory channels as needed.
  • Complete financial documentation as needed for research patient visits, including billing logs, research encounter forms, and patient stipend or reimbursement requests, or similar.
  • Maintain/Update patients’ status and visit completions in the Clinical Trial Management System.
  • Along with team, maintain Team’s biospecimen collection kit inventory, re-ordering supplies as needed.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental/Team needs.

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.



For Senior Clinical Research Professional level:

  • Bachelor’s Degree must be in a related field.
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and /or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • One (1) year of related experience.


For Senior Clinical Research Professional level:

  • Three (3) years of related experience

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience in an academic or clinical setting in the area of clinical specialization.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously


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: 92277 


Clinical Research Professional, UC Cancer Center

Date:  May 29, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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