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Clinical Research Professional - Neurology and Rehabilitation

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Date: May 17, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine



The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


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, Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine is recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE) Clinical Research Professoinal.


Essential Function

Under general supervision, provide technical support and assistance for the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation, under the guidance of Dr. Alberto Espay.  Duties can span a broad range of activities, or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.


Primary 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


Nurse Coordination

• Coordinate nursing and patient care

• Actively participate in patient care and/or patient follow-up

• May serve as a resource person or act as a consultant within area of clinical expertise

• Perform routine and complex 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


• 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


• 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.  For nursing-focused role, appropriate clinical procedural experience required.  Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:  For nursing-focused role, current/valid RN license to practice in the State of Ohio required, and CR certification preferred.


This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


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: 37199


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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