Job Description

HS Research Assistant

Requisition IDreq6815
Working TitleHS Research Assistant
Position Grade06
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNMHSC), Pediatric Department is seeking a detail-oriented, results-driven individual to join our team as a Clinical Research Coordinator in "as needed bases". The selected candidate for this position must be able to multitask effectively to implement and coordinate research and administrative procedures for the successful management of clinical trials. The applicant will perform diverse administrative duties as required by each project with a high level of knowledge of study specific protocols. They must have and demonstrate interpersonal skills and communication skills both orally and in writing in carrying out the duties of this position. This candidate will also have a firm understanding of good clinical practices in conducting research, strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of university and community stakeholders. Depending on the study, these stakeholders might include health care providers, funding agencies, university researchers, and media representatives.

This position requires weekend work once a month and must be available for "after-hours" availability.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • A valid New Mexico driver's license will be required if a motor vehicle must be operated on the job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED; no previous experience required.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of clinical practices in conducting research.
  • Experience coordinating research and administrative procedures of clinical trials
  • Experience with study protocols
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentYoung Childrens Health Center (997K2)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$11.96(Hourly)
Benefits Eligible
ERB StatementTemporary 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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date10/24/2018
Application InstructionsA complete application includes a resume, cover letter that describes your experience with the preferred qualifications, and a list of three (3) previous supervisors for references with contact information.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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