Job description: The Department of Anesthesiology is looking for a Research Professional 2 to join our growing research team and initiatives. Our Department is committed to encouraging and supporting the research efforts of our faculty, both in the clinical arena and the basic sciences. We have a team of researchers who are available to assist in faculty clinical projects, as well as a well-established internal review and advisory process to help those faculty refine their ideas and to aid them in moving from that idea through the successful completion of that project. Support is also provided for all aspects of the IRB application process. More at: https://www.med.umn.edu/anesthesiology
Responsibilities Subject and Data Management (60%) • Serve as liaison with clinics and offices to facilitate recruitment • Organize and maintain subject identification, recruitment, enrollment, and retention, including follow-up calls • Obtain data and accurately transit to appropriate database • Maintain source documents • Organize, prioritize, and accomplish daily tasks related to anesthesiology protocols • Identify and assess adverse events; responsible for subject protocol triage and symptom management; report adverse events in a timely fashion • Assist in analysis of results; assist with development and submission of abstracts and publications • Act as resource for protocol development, statistical design and budget preparation • Translate protocol required activities into flow sheets and patient care orders
Regulatory Management (20%) • Support all aspects of human subject protection regulations: complete required IRB regulatory documentation, manage all IRB submissions and correspondence in conjunction with PI • Track and maintain all binders and regulatory documents • Prepare for and participate in site initiation visits, monitoring visits, regulatory audits, etc.
Administration (20%) • Maintain departmental research database; obtain and publish updates of study progress • Coordinate site visits, audits
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including: · Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave · Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans · Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts · Excellent retirement plans with employer match · Disability and employer paid life insurance · Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums · Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition · Student loan forgiveness opportunity · Opportunities for growth and promotion · Employee Assistance Program For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2019_tcd-cslr-75100-ben-0105-7_1.pdf
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials. Required Qualifications: • BA/BS is health-related field plus 2 years experience of relevant research experience or a combination of education and research experience totally 6 years • Experience recruiting, consenting and interacting with human research subjects, proven ability to recruit/retain subjects, • Experience with paper and computerized clinical case report forms and data collection; experience with research databases and study spread sheets • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and federal regulations related to clinical research, including knowledge of adverse event reporting • Computer proficiency and ability to navigate multiple software applications • Ability to work flexible hours as required to recruit and enroll research subjects • Ability to organize and manage several protocols concurrently • Ability to prioritize tasks • Meticulous attention to detail
Preferred Qualifications: • Experience and proficiency with protocol development, including basic statistical concepts (sample size calculation, alpha and beta error, etc) • Experience with research database software including REDCap, Oncore, Epic, and Microsoft Access • Ability to work independently, make decisions, problem solve and prioritize the simultaneous management multiple clinical studies. • Experience with IRBs • Familiarity with the University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview hospital and clinics. • Experience with anesthesiology and phlebotomy
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.