Coord,Research - req# 11070
The University of New Mexico's Center for Memory and Aging is seeking a self-starter, motivated candidate to coordinate the day-to day activities for multiple research trials in accordance with the specific research parameters. Responsibilities will include recruiting and scheduling patients for multiple ongoing research studies, ensuring protocol adherence for each specified study, and maintaining accurate records. The position will also require preparation of required forms and working with the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO), the MIND Research Network (MRN), HSC research pharmacy, and the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC). Duties also include the collection, compilation, and management of study data and review of patient records for past and present health issues. The individual in this position must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community, particularly older adults with cognitive difficulties and their families. This employee will work with confidential information and data, work directly with patients and physicians, to schedule and coordinate research appointments and examinations. Position will also require drawing and processing of blood samples in preparation of storage, analysis or shipping. Position may also require EKG administration. Position may involve sporadic travel for recruitment events, generally within the Albuquerque area.
TERM APPOINTMENT; FUNDING AVAILABLE THROUGH 06/30/2020; CONTINUANCE BEYOND THAT DATE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY OF ADDITIONAL FUNDING.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year 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||NM Center for Memory and Aging (354A)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||06/30/2020|
|Pay||$13.62 to $20.43/hr|
|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||11/4/2019|
|Application Instructions||resume, cover letter and 3 supervisor references - All 3 must be attached to be considered for position.|
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