This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/23/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/01/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite on Campus and remote.
The Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research in the Department of Pediatrics conducts various behavioral-therapy studies aiming to decrease obesity and overeating in children, adolescents, and adults. The Center also conducts community programs and provides clinical services to children, adolescents, and adults referred from the Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology division and other organizations.
Responsible for screening for participant eligibility, data collection and entry, ensuring protocol compliance, monitoring patient treatment, providing intervention and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. Directly communicate with PIs, COIs, Project Directors, and other research staff on a regular basis, including attending weekly meetings and completion of required trainings.
Theoretical knowledge of social sciences, psychology, exercise science, nutrition, public health, and clinical sciences as typically attained by a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment.
Knowledge of database, word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications such as Excel PowerPoint and MS Word.
Excellent planning and organizational skills and ability to work in a changing, multiple-demand setting in order to prioritize a large volume of work and meet deadlines efficiently and accurately.
Effective interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a diverse population. Excellent phone etiquette skills.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, including professional and non-professional staff and clients.
Knowledge of National Institute of Health (NIH), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Human Resource Protection Program (HRPP), IATA Shipping of Blood Specimens, and Bloodborne Pathogens.
Experience with clinical trials participant or study subject recruitment.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Evenings (up to 3 nights/week) and occasional weekends will be required.
Reliable transportation needed for occasional travel to La Jolla and San Marcos research sites.
Must be Spanish/English bilingual
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Annual Full Pay Range: $62,619 - $100,746 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $29.99 - $48.25
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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