The Division of Infectious Diseases conducts investigator-initiated, industry-funded, and NIH-funded AIDS prevention and treatment, sexually transmitted infections, other infectious diseases scientific and clinical research, and provides patient care at UNC-Chapel Hill and at sites throughout the world. The University of North Carolina’s Global HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Trials Unit is dedicated to developing and conducting research of HIV prevention, HIV infection, HIV-associated opportunistic infections, and complications of HIV therapy, as well as conducting research in other infectious diseases. The Unit is also conducting COVID-19 Research through the UNC COVID-19 Research Response Unit.
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
In addition to the management of the Clinical Trials assigned to the position, the position will also oversee the portfolio of other coordinators as a team lead. The Clinical Research Coordinator has responsibility for the implementation of clinical trials involving a potentially fatal disease within the UNC Global HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Trials Unit. The Research Coordinator must have a broad knowledge of HIV/AIDS, medical
ethics, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) as well as network and study-specific procedures and data collection. The Research Coordinator is a professional member of the staff and as such is expected to work independently, adhere to all University, CTU, and profession-specific regulations, participate in unit-wide activities and exhibit a high degree of accountability for all work.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
This individual must have the ability to maintain team, unit, and university goals while meeting or exceeding individual work goals and have the ability to meticulously perform all study related functions while maintaining a high level of organization.
Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, email and internet navigation skills required.
Candidates must have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with volunteers, patients, families, staff physicians and/or sponsor representatives from diverse backgrounds and sexual and racial identities.
Knowledge and experience with clinical research and/or direct patient care is required.
Must be willing and able to adjust to varying work/time demands.
Able and willing to travel internationally and domestically to train, evaluate and mentor clinical trials sites when requested.
Bloodborne pathogen training required (will be provided)
Phlebotomy training preferred.
Previous experience with target populations and/or community health /outreach experience preferred.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Evening work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally
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