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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

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.


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, UC Cancer Center 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 Clinical Trials Office. Duties can span a broad range of activities or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.


Essential Functions

Clinical Research Data Entry/Management

  • 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

  • One (1) year of related experience.
  • For nursing focused roles, appropriate clinical procedural experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Prior experience in clinical research coordination or clinical research data management, and OnCore/RedCAP systems is ideal.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with clinical research staff, PIs, and industry sponsors in a professional manner.
  • High attention to detail and organizational ability and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Can accomplish work independently.
  • Capable of advising and explaining information to others.
  • Ability to manage moderately complex projects.
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to apply, Good Documentation Practices, ALCOA, and ICH-GCP to data management, form and database design.
  • Adherence to core values that were designed to create and maintain a positive work environment: Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


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: 85246 


Clinical Research Professional, UC Cancer Center

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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