University of Colorado Professional Research Asst in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Professional Research Asst

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 seeks a professional research & regulatory assistant for clinical research projects in digestive health. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative research program focusing on gastroesophageal reflux disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, and esophageal motility disorders. Responsibilities will include research protocol enrollment and oversight, specimen collection, and data management. The position requires an ability to work independently, attention to detail, and ability to maintain organized protocol documentation and data.

Examples of Work Performed:

Under the supervision of the Clinical Research Manager/ PI, the primary responsibility of the Professional Research Assistant is to serve as the clinical research coordinator in support of various research activities and regulatory.

Clinical Research Coordinator:

  • Collaborating with principal investigators & co-investigators to enroll clinical trial patients

  • Conducting study visits

  • Overall compliance with the policy and procedures for conducting good clinical trials

  • Screening, consenting and enrolling study participants

  • Collecting, processing and storing samples for research

  • Medication compliance tracking and coordinating protocol procedures

  • Collect and report all patient reported adverse drug reactions and other serious adverse events

  • Patient education and follow-up per protocol guidelines

  • Routine meetings with monitors to reconcile data management issues

  • Participation in investigator’s meetings

  • Preparing and submitting compliance documentation for the institutional review board

  • Submission to the Human Research Subjects Portal for UCH-RSS review and approval

  • Maintenance of databases

  • Abstracting data from patient charts and electronic medical records

Regulatory Research Activities:

  • Preparation and submission of complete and accurate regulatory packages to all applicable regulatory bodies which may include, but is not limited to, the following:

o Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB)

o Denver VA Research and Development Committee

o University of Colorado Hospital Research Support Services (UCH-RSS)

o Western IRB

  • Draft informed consent and HIPAA documents in accordance with institutional guidelines.

  • Participates in the consent negotiation process between institution and sponsor

  • Serves as regulatory contact person for ongoing clinical research trials.

  • Meets with representatives from sponsoring trials as needed

  • May be called on to conduct, or assist in, on site visits with trial sponsors.

  • Completes and submits continuing reviews, amendments, and safety updates as needed

  • Updates database with regulatory submission and approval dates

  • Communicates regulatory status with coordinating team on an ongoing basis and in an timely manner

  • Responsible for version control and tracking of study documents

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, REDCap 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.

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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 Asst

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 14296