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Clinical Research Professional - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery - College of Medicine

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Date: Nov 23, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Clinical Research Professional

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

College of Medicine


The Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is recruiting a Clinical Research Professional. This position will support orthopaedic and sports medicine surgeons and physicians with investigator initiated research, industry sponsored clinical trials and department procedure specific registries. In addition, this position will provide support in all phases of research, from protocol development to study execution and publication of results.


Duties can span a broad range of activities, or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum. 


Characteristic Duties


Study Coordination

  • Plan and coordinate projects
  • Design and implement evaluation tools for projects
  • Coordinate lab and field work
  • Coordinate the generation of data for proposals, reports, and manuscripts
  • Perform routine physical/clinical procedures



  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of contract principles, federal regulations, laws and UC/UCPC policy and operating procedures.
  • Work closely with UC and UC Health offices in negotiation of contracts, confidentiality agreements and amendments related to the conduct of research activities.
  • 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, develop, review and negotiate industry and sponsored research clinical trial budgets for consistency with UC/UCPC policies and operating procedures.
  • Effectively negotiate budgets to obtain funding sufficient to successfully execute research as applicable.



  • Maintain regulatory documentation
  • Prepare IRB submissions
  • Draft subject informed consents and consent comprehension tests
  • Liaison with IRB and industry contacts
  • Assist in drafting compliant advertisements
  • Liaison with medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities
  • Ensure research staff complete all requisite training


Data Entry/Management

  • Gather data
  • Assist in development of reports


Related other duties, as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor’s degree in related discipline, or equivalent, preferred.  One year related experience, preferably in an academic or clinical 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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 33501 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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