Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to nearly 48,000 students, about 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, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Cancer Programs is looking for a Clinical Research Professional. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
This position provides support and assistance for the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Duties focus on regulatory affairs.
The UCCC Start up Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing a study from initial interest through opening to accrual at UC. Responsibilities include
Work to support feasibility and scientific review processes.
Completing initial IRB submission.
Assist in preparation of site adapted ICF according to local requirements.
Collecting and completing essential regulatory documentation for start-up .
Coordinating contract and budget submissions.
Providing ongoing status reports about studies in start-up process.
Interacting daily with sponsors, CROs, and internal UC staff.
Related, other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline or equivalent education/experience.
1-3 years of relevant experience, ideally in an academic, clinical, or laboratory setting.
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.
For nursing focused role, BSN in the area of clinical specialization, and RN License in State of Ohio.
For social work focused role, licensure in the area of clinical specialization.
One (1) year of related experience.
For nursing focused roles, appropriate clinical procedural experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Knowledge of medical and pharmaceutical terminology and concepts, as well as theoretical knowledge and/or bachelor's degree and/or equivalent education and/or experience in a field related to biological sciences as needed to work in Regulatory Affairs.
Excellent communication skills with sponsors, coworkers, and physicians.
Experience working with FDA regulations, NCI policies and procedures, and Good Clinical Practice guidelines for the conduct of clinical research.
Experience preparing various forms, documents, and reports, such as Investigational Drug Fact Sheet, New Study Applications, Renewal Applications, IND Applications, etc.
Experience preparing, reviewing, and understanding clinical research protocols, and protocol amendments.
Experience developing and maintaining record management systems. Strong administrative and organization skills, experience prioritizing assignments when faced with a heavy workload and competing deadlines.
Experience creating Informed Consent Documents that comply with HRPP/UC IRB policies and procedures, FDA regulations, and sponsor requirements.
Experience using standard word processing and data management software programs, including Word and Excel, in order to develop and prepare reports.
Experience with editing, including summarizing information into concise and condense documents.
Proven ability to determine sources of information and data and to analyze the data and information obtained, in order to create documents and to propose solutions to issues. Detail oriented, logical, and methodological approach to problem solving.
Demonstrated knowledge or demonstrated related experiences to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations and legislation regarding the protection of human subjects. These include regulations under federal policies, FDA, and other compliance agencies or directive.
Working knowledge of UC Human Research Protections Program (HRPP/IRB) policies and Procedures.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously
Compensation and Benefits
UC 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.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
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).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.