University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology seeks a professional research assistant for clinical research projects in gastroenterology to assist in coordinating investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical research studies related to liver disease and liver transplantation.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Recruiting prospective study participants through the following mechanisms: in-person in the clinical/hospital setting or over the phone or via written invitations.

  • Administering investigation-related survey questionnaires to patients and providers in the clinical setting and via phone and mail.

  • Biologic specimen collection in the clinical setting with transportation to laboratory.

  • Reviewing protocol inclusion and exclusion criteria to determine if the prospective participants would be eligible.

  • Ensuring that informed consent occurs with the appropriate level of documentation.

  • Coordinating hospital staff and University of Colorado faculty to ensure relevant procedures are conducted and documented

  • Collecting clinical data and enter it into the designated database within a timely fashion of a patient enrollment into a study.

  • Maintaining necessary records per Federal and institutional policies, including IRB applications.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or equivalent education and work experience

  • Prefer a minimum of two years’ experience with coordinating and managing administrative and clinical research activities.

Required Competencies:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail essential.

  • Demonstrated experience with creating and maintaining clinical research projects and clinical trials

  • Ability to multi-task

  • This position requires a high level of proficiency with computers and use of Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, Word, and other University and Departmental systems as required.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Advanced computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel and EPIC.

  • Knowledge and experience with IRB policies and procedures.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Professional Research Assistant

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 14396