Clinical Research Professional / Senior 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 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public 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, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) 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. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day.


The University of Cincinnati Cancer Program is recruiting a Clinical Research Professional or Senior Clinical Research Professional position. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Under general supervision, the Clinical Research Professional will provide 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.


This is a FULL-TIME, ON-SITE position.


NOTE:  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, 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).
  • Order, coordinate, and schedule screening and on-study procedures, including but not limited to, local labs, central labs, ECGs, ECHOs, CT, PET, and/or MRI scans, physical exams, pulmonary function tests, cardiac stress tests, biopsies, infusions.
  • Complete eligibility review and verification in conjunction with treating physician/sub-I and CRC team.
  • Interview patients for baseline and ongoing changes in medical history, concomitant medications, and adverse events, and document within the EPIC electronic medical record
  • Utilize 3rd party study systems throughout the patients’ participation of study, uses include but are not limited to, randomization, registration, dose/drug assignment, uploading of source material, download of specialty reports, data entry.
  • 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.

Essential Functions Continued

  • Complete ECGs on study-provided ECG machines when due.
  • Coordinate collection, transportation, and shipment of research biospecimens as needed. Process and ship research biospecimens as needed.
  • Document and file deviations through the appropriate regulatory channels as needed.
  • Complete financial documentation as needed for research patient visits.
  • Maintain/Update patients’ status and visit completions in the Clinical Trial Management System.
  • Prepare and present educational/operational materials to research and clinical teams on newly opened clinical trials (Implementation meetings).
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental/Team needs.

Required Education

Clinical Research Professional
•    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.

Senior Clinical Research Professional
•    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

Clinical Research Professional

One (1) year of related experience.


Senior Clinical Research Professional

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.


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).


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 96284 


Clinical Research Professional / Senior Clinical Research Professional, UC Cancer Center

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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