Skip to main content

This job has expired

Clinical/HC Research Associate - ICTS Clinical Research Unit

University of Iowa
Coralville, IA
Closing date
Apr 10, 2024

View more

The University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) Clinical Research Unit (CRU) is seeking a clinical research nurse to serve as a clinical research expert and administrative liaison. Applies clinical skills requiring specialized licensing focused on maintaining equilibrium between care of the research participant and fidelity to the research protocol. Provides professional nursing care, monitor patients within a defined outpatient and/or inpatient setting, and conduct clinical research within parameters of study protocols following established standards and practices. Participate in protocol review, cost analysis, and QA. Incorporates human subjects' protection, care coordination and continuity, and contribution to clinical science and clinical practice.

Duties to include but not limited to:

* Clinically assess the participant's health status by gathering information and identifying actual and potential health problems.
* Implement the clinical research protocol according to established standards and participant care priorities.
* Acquire working knowledge of all current and proposed research projects.
* Collect accurate data as specified per protocol.
* Monitor compliance of regulatory guidelines.
* Manage safety of participants.
* Provide supervision over functional support staff.
* Participate in trainings and workshops to keep informed on topics related to clinical research.

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

About ICTS: The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) at the University of Iowa was approved by the Iowa Board of Regents in 2007 to support the work of investigators involved in clinical and translational science. Our mission is to accelerate translational science through programs to develop the translational workforce, to promote engagement of community members and other stakeholders, to promote research integration across the lifespan, and to catalyze innovative clinical and translational research. These efforts will lead to the development of novel therapies and healthcare delivery strategies, the integration of translational research and clinical practice, and, ultimately to measurable improvements in the health of Iowa and the nation.

Percent of Time: 100%

Pay Grade: 5A

Benefits Highlights:

Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa

Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans

For more information about Why Iowa?, click here

Required Qualifications

* Graduation from an accredited RN Program, with a Master's degree in nursing, preferred, supplemented by one or more years of progressively responsible nursing experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
* A current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Iowa is required by the date of hire.
* 1-3 years recent experience (within the past 5 years) caring for patients in an acute care setting. Strong clinical nursing skills including IV insertion, phlebotomy, and assessment is required.
* General computer skills are required including MS Word and Outlook.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required including positive interpersonal skills as demonstrated through written and verbal interactions. Ability to work independently. Excellent time-management skills and the ability to accurately perform detail-oriented work.
* Requires the ability to work some weekends, evenings, and nights.

Desirable Qualifications

* Working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP). Good clinical practice (GCP) is the ethical and scientific quality standard for designing, conducting, recording, and reporting trials that involve the participation of human subjects is desirable.
* Minimum of 1-year chemotherapy infusions experience is desirable.
* Knowledge of clinical research process is desirable.
* Experience with Epic is desirable.

Application Process:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission:


Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from positing and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be required to self -disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

On Campus: This position is performed fully on campus.

For additional questions, please contact Dori Hinson at

This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional Information

* Classification Title: Clinical/HC Research Associate
* Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
* Schedule: Full-time
* Work Modality Options: On Campus


* Pay Level: 5A

Contact Information

* Organization: Healthcare
* Contact Name: Dori Hinson
* Contact Email:

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert