The Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking applications for newly created Clinical Research Specialist positions. These positions will report to the Principal Investigator and will be conducting research in the area of Alzheimer's disease and associated heart failure. The positions are a great opportunity for a person to expand their research experience, work on getting new research projects off of the ground, and work with a high preforming research team. This role might be right for you if you have experience in conducting and implementing research projects, have a desire to work efficiently, and have impeccable interpersonal and organizational skills.
The primary focus of this role is to assist in the operation and implementation of clinical research in the area of Alzheimer's disease and associated heart failure. The role will participate in the initiation, monitoring, completion, and reporting of routine to moderately complex clinical studies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Clinical Practices (GCP).
Duties and responsibilities include:
Clinical trial protocol development and preparation of funding requests.
Compose and supervise preparation of regulatory documents and informed consent forms.
Assist with recruiting clinical trial participants.
Assist with review/capture of adverse event information.
Assist PI in making submission/determination of SAEs.
Support and maintain communication with healthcare providers, patients, and their families.
Other duties related to the research being conducted.
Bachelor’s degree in science or health-related field and one year of experience in a health-related/research job; OR Bachelor’s degree in any other field/Associate’s degree in Allied Health professions and three years of health-related/research experience or two years clinical research experience.
Ability to read and comprehend complicated rules and regulations. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.
Previous research experience or experience in an equivalent role.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
While performing this role employees will regularly remain in a stationary position for long periods of time. Will communicate in person and by telephone. Will repetitively operate standard office equipment and move up to 25 pounds occasionally. Ability to assist patients.
Salary Plan: PAO
Salary Grade: 2RS
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY MED (IN-PATH-IUINA)
Internal Number: 77866
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.