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Research Assistant, College of Nursing

Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a self-motivated individual to assist in research in self-management and symptom science in cancer and stem cell transplant. The main job responsibilities will be to recruit, enroll, conduct study visits, and manage data collection for human subject research participants. Part of the responsibility is to assist with the operations of the laboratory.


Job Duties:

  • Assist in planning and coordinating of projects. Attend lab meetings.
  • Assist in coordinating lab and field work
  • Assist with preparation of Institutional Review Board protocol submissions, regulatory binders, biosafety compliance, and associated documentation
  • Recruit study participants, schedule and conduct study visits
  • Assist with data collection and data entry into electronic databases
  • Order and organize laboratory supplies and records
  • Assist with processing and storing biological samples using approved protocols.
  • Assist with proposal, report and manuscript preparation
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in a profession/field or equivalent level of knowledge. 


Additional Qualifications Considered:  Bachelor degree, (MS/MPH degree is preferred). Research at various institutions in the city that will require personal transportation to conduct study visits and data collection.  Prior experience with human subject research, particularly research with biological sample collection, are advantageous. Opportunity for independent research is also available depending on experience and interest.



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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 54961 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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