Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor, Clinical Trials Research Associate (Full-Time)

Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor, Clinical Trials Research Associate (Full-Time)

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

 

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

60,000-$65,000 9 month contract

Benefits

Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Closes: Friday, December 20, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including occasional evening and weekend hours.

Reports to

: Program Director, Clinical Trials Research Associate

Employment Type

Full-Time Position 9 month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

  1. The Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor must have a minimum of a master’s degree in biology or one of the health sciences.
  2. Must have had at least three (3) years’ experience as a research site study coordinator., clinical research associate, clinical data manager, clinical safety professional, or other clinical research professional in a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center
  3. Should have at least one (1) year of experience in the training of clinical research professionals within a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center.
  4. Must possess formal certification by a clinical research professional organization (such as the Society of Clinical Research Associates, the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Society of Clinical Data Management, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, or other clinical research professional organization) or must demonstrate competency through a combination of years of industry experience and a record of participation, publications and/or presentations to pertinent professional organizations/societies/associations within 5 years of appointment to the position.

 

Work Experience: 

  1. Must have had at least three (3) years’ experience as a research site study coordinator., clinical research associate, clinical data manager, clinical safety professional, or other clinical research professional in a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center
  2. Should have at least one (1) year of experience in the training of clinical research professionals within a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  1. The Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor must have a minimum of a master’s degree in biology or one of the health sciences.
  2. Must have had at least three (3) years’ experience as a research site study coordinator., clinical research associate, clinical data manager, clinical safety professional, or other clinical research professional in a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center
  3. Should have at least one (1) year of experience in the training of clinical research professionals within a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center.
  4. Must possess formal certification by a clinical research professional organization (such as the Society of Clinical Research Associates, the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Society of Clinical Data Management, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, or other clinical research professional organization) or must demonstrate competency through a combination of years of industry experience and a record of participation, publications and/or presentations to pertinent professional organizations/societies/associations within 5 years of appointment to the position.

 

Work Experience: 

  1. Must have had at least three (3) years’ experience as a research site study coordinator., clinical research associate, clinical data manager, clinical safety professional, or other clinical research professional in a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center
  2. Should have at least one (1) year of experience in the training of clinical research professionals within a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center.

 

 

Position Description

 

 

Position Title:  Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor, Clinical Trials Research Associate (Full-Time)

Department:  Health and Wellness

FLSA Type:  Exempt Position

Reports To:  Program Director, Clinical Trials Research Associate

Direct Reports:  None

Minimum Qualifications:   

  1. The Fieldwork Coordinator/Instructor must have a minimum of a master’s degree in biology or one of the health sciences.
  2. Must have had at least three (3) years’ experience as a research site study coordinator., clinical research associate, clinical data manager, clinical safety professional, or other clinical research professional in a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center
  3. Should have at least one (1) year of experience in the training of clinical research professionals within a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center.
  4. Must possess formal certification by a clinical research professional organization (such as the Society of Clinical Research Associates, the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Society of Clinical Data Management, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, or other clinical research professional organization) or must demonstrate competency through a combination of years of industry experience and a record of participation, publications and/or presentations to pertinent professional organizations/societies/associations within 5 years of appointment to the position.

 

Work Experience: 

  1. Must have had at least three (3) years’ experience as a research site study coordinator., clinical research associate, clinical data manager, clinical safety professional, or other clinical research professional in a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center
  2. Should have at least one (1) year of experience in the training of clinical research professionals within a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, contract research organization, or research center.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  1. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and effective oral and written communication/public relation skills;
  2. Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills;
  3. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  4. Ability to think creatively and put ideas into action;
  5. Ability to make presentations to large audiences;
  6. Excellent computer skills as evidenced by experience and competence with Microsoft Office products;
  7. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality; and
  8. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.

 

Essential Functions, Job Duties, and Responsibilities: 

The Field Coordinator/Instructor of Clinical Trials Research Associate is responsible for the planning, delivery, and evaluation of classroom and field instruction, and providing related services and support activities required for optimal student learning and effective educational programming. As a member of the Clinical Trials Research Associate faculty, the field coordinator/instructor is also accountable for assisting and supporting the program director and/or department dean, as needed, in meeting the instructional and curricular requirements of the program, department, and division.  More specifically, and consistent with the employer’s current contract of appointment, the field coordinator/instructor is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. Teach all courses as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction;

 

  1. Be fully prepared with course syllabus and instructional plans for each class session in accordance with the stated objectives of the course;

 

  1. Enforce academic policies and procedures of the College and the department at all times, and complying with all other institutional rules and regulations pertinent to classroom instruction and general employment;

 

  1. Be available during posted out-of-class hours to students requiring additional assistance;

 

  1. Be the liaison with the field staff of the affiliate organizations and institutions and the program director with regards to scheduling and condition of the fieldwork rotations;

 

  1. Chair regular meetings with the field instructional staff and preceptors to evaluate students, discuss common clinical problems, and improve the delivery of field instruction;

 

  1. Schedule appropriate field rotations to assure fair and equal scheduling of students for all field-related activities;

 

  1. Provide oversight and supervision of the Clinical Trials Research Associate field program through regular visits to each affiliated organization and institution where students receive field experience to assure the adequacy of instruction and record keeping;

 

  1. Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of competency-based education and utilize available educational resources for the evaluation, improvement of instruction and the development of teaching materials;

 

  1. Take advantage of in-service training and other opportunities for continued professional development, including attendance at off­-campus activities, as feasible, and generally staying abreast of developments in the field of instruction;

 

  1. Participate in advising and registration activities each semester. Serve as educational advisor to assigned students as required and as otherwise requested or needed by individual students.

 

  1. Become proficient in advising technologies including Colleague, WebAdvisor, and Student Self Service.

 

  1. Assist in the recruitment of students by participation in recruitment activities on and off campus; 

 

  1. Participate in program, departmental, divisional, and instructional meetings and other announced activities; 

 

  1. Maintain posted office, advising, and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the program, department, division, and the College;

 

  1. Fulfill committee assignments and other special appointments at the College, as well as, the community-at-large, and otherwise give appropriate support to institutional endeavors; 

 

  1. Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the program director and/or department dean in meeting the needs of the program, department, division, and the College.

 

Physical Demands: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time;
  • Ability to lift, at times, 10 lbs.; and
  • Good eye/hand dexterity.

 

 

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