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Clinical Research Professional

University of Cincinnati
Mt Auburn, OH
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
Job Overview
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine's faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day.

The University of Cincinnati Cancer Program is looking to fill a patient facing Clinical Research Professional position. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

Under general supervision of the Clinical Research Manager, the Clinical Research Professional provides data management support and assistance to the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office. Duties can span a broad range of activities or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.

Please note this is a FULL-TIME, ON-SITE position, with incidental work from home opportunities
Essential Functions
  • Follow established CTO workflows and CTO/UC Health standard operating procedures.
  • Proactively review and locate source documentation for all study procedures.
  • Accurately enter data from source documentation into electronic data capture (EDC) systems within 5 days of the patient visit.
  • Proactively seek to promptly resolve outstanding data queries and any issues through collaboration with clinical research coordinators (CRCs).
  • Maintain and use organizational systems to avoid delinquent data entry.
  • Review all data entered into EDCs and subject charts to identify and help resolve any general quality issues.
  • Conduct study participant follow-up as required per protocol.
  • Communicate and collaborate within assigned research team and with principal investigators in a professional, helpful, and service-oriented manner.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for monitoring visits
  • Adhere to all UCCC CTO work instructions, SOPs, and study specific timeframes.
  • Able to independently maintain and meet form & database development milestones.
  • Maintain/Update patients' status in the Clinical Trial Management System.
  • Maintain Team's biospecimen collection kit inventory, re-ordering supplies as needed
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree must be in a related field.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

At the Senior Clinical Research Professional level:
Bachelor's Degree must be in a related field.
Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and /or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience
One (1) year of related experience.

At the Senior Clinical Research Professional level:
Three (3) years of related experience

Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Prior experience in clinical research coordination or clinical research data management, and SignalPath, Complion, RedCap, Inform, Medidata RAVE, etc. systems is ideal.
  • Highly comfortable with computer-based and online systems
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with clinical research staff, PIs, and industry sponsors in a professional manner.
  • High attention to detail and organizational ability and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Can accomplish work independently.
  • Capable of advising and explaining information to others.
  • Ability to manage moderately complex projects.
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to apply, Good Documentation Practices, ALCOA, and ICH-GCP to data management and database design.
  • Adherence to core values that were designed to create and maintain a positive work environment: Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence.
Physical Requirements/Work EnvironmentSitting - ContinuouslyCompensation and BenefitsUC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP). To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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