Community-Based Resrch Splst - req# 12073
Community-Based Resrch Splst
|Working Title||Community-Based Resrch Splst|
This is a Community-Based Research Specialist position with the UNM College of Pharmacy Substance Use Research and Education (SURE) Center. The SURE Center is leading several clinical studies with patients affected by substance use and substance use disorders as well as outreach educational activities in the state. The Center is also involved in large multi-site national studies, including the NIDA Southwest Clinical Trials Node and the HEALthy Brain and Child Development Study. Under the general supervision of the Project Specialist and the Principal Investigator, the incumbent will be primarily responsible for supporting clinical research studies conducted by the SURE Center. We are looking for a highly motivated, detailed oriented individual who is excited to work with vulnerable patient populations.
The Community-Based Research Specialist manages and coordinates the on-site establishment and execution of research and associated administrative protocols within the defined parameters of a funded clinic/hospital- or community-based research studies; establishes and maintains community relationships; engages and recruits research participants; schedules, coordinates, and performs study-related procedures, including administration of structured questionnaires and collection of biological specimens. Research Specialist also assists with maintain compliance with the UNM policy and procedures (including human subjects and biohazard regulations), collects and prepares data, and conducts a variety of standardized tests and analyses in accordance with detailed protocol and procedural specifications; participates as appropriate in the interpretation of field research data and in the publication and/or presentation of results. He/she will work closely with the study consultants and co-Investigators, laboratory personnel, and research nurses. The position requires ability to handle a flexible work schedule, to include some evenings and weekends.
Duties and Responsibilities:
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||COP Pharmacy Practice & Admin Scien (511A)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||06/30/2020|
|Pay||$2964.00 to $3,894.80 Monthly|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||2/13/2020|
|Application Instructions||Complete Online Application, attach Cover Letter and Resume.Provide phone and email contact information for three Supervisory references.If selected for hire, Official Transcripts of highest degree awarded will be required.|
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