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Research Associate

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Closing date
May 16, 2022

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1 yr

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Physical Requirements

Standing and/or sitting for long periods of time; lifting up to 25 lbs; repetitive motions such as keying data


Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm; some evenings/weekends if required

Job Summary

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine is expanding its research efforts and will need to add a Research Coordinator to its research team. The new member will be involved with clinical research studies pertaining to pulmonary hypertension, asthma, and other pulmonary diseases. Specifically, this position will work closely with the principal investigators in recruiting and enrolling patients in various research projects and study sponsors to ensure project milestones are met.

Previous knowledge and/or experience with clinical research would be preferred for this position.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Computer skills with data programs; Excel, Word, EPIC

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Preferred Education/Experience

Clinical research experience preferred

Deadline to Apply
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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