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University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center (HTC)

Professional Research Assistant

Position #00600396– Requisition #20868

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

  • The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center (HTC) has an opening for a full-time Professional Research Assistant position.

Nature of Work:

  • The Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center (HTC) has an opening for a full-time Professional Research Assistant. This position will be based at the HTC, which is located on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The primary responsibilities of this position include the coordination of clinical research projects, specimen collection, processing, and tracking for the HTC's pediatric and adult thrombosis, stroke and brain injury, and bleeding disorder research projects. This position will be responsible for providing research services for patients enrolled in studies or those eligible for hemophilia, thrombosis, and any coagulation-related research studies.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here .

Position Emphasis:

  • Coordinate investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical research studies focused on patient outcomes and improving the care of pediatric and adult patients with bleeding and clotting disorders. 18%

  • Participate in patient outpatient clinic visits to consent, enroll, & coordinate research activities. 23%

  • Complete study-related documentation such as source documents, case report forms, and adverse event reports. 2%

  • Prepare and complete all IRB submissions including initial submissions, amendments, continuing reviews, unanticipated problems, and study closures. 10%

  • Prepare and complete Human Subjects Research Portal submissions. 1%

  • Prepare, submit, and maintain required documentation for FDA-regulated trials via IND/IDE applications,amendments, and annual reports. 1%

  • Maintain required records of study activity including case report forms, drug accountability records, Investigator Site Files, and other regulatory documents. 5%

  • Participate in and support all internal and external audits, inspections, and monitoring visits. 2%

  • Educate patients and families on the research protocol requirements and their responsibilities. 2%

  • Schedule patient examinations, treatments, and laboratory tests required by study protocols. 1%

  • Obtaining informed consent/assent, assessing eligibility, interviewing subjects to obtain medical history, administering questionnaires, performing 12-lead ECG, and taking vital signs, dependent upon study work is being performed for. 20%

  • Blood sample collection, processing, and shipping in accordance with IATA regulations. 10%

  • Perform data entry, quality assurance, and assist with data analysis for study projects. 2%

  • Monitor and approve research financial charges and study subject payments. 1%

  • Help prepare for and possibly travel to outreach clinic locations and study-specific Investigator Meetings for training, as needed. 2%

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range ( or hiring range ) for this position has been established at $35,600 to $50,500.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range ( or hiring range ) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation,

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits .

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree (BS/BA) degree in science, social sciences, or related area.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado

  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with EPIC or similar electronic medical record system.

  • Experience in managing multiple complex research projects concurrently.

Competencies :

  • Ability to train and become proficient in ICH/GCP guidelines and the Informed Consent Process.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Conscientious and meticulous in data extraction and data entry.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with sponsors, clinical research officers, and other team members.

  • Ability to works well in a team environment, but also able to work independently.

  • Ability to adhere to local and federal regulations and ethical codes with respect to the protection of human subjects and patient confidentiality and privacy.

  • Resolve conflicts in a constructive manner.

  • Ability to understand, learn and adhere to department Standard Operating Procedures

  • Respond positively and adjust to meet new or unanticipated work challenges.

  • Communicate effectively and interact with investigators, hospital and clinic staff, sponsoring agencies, and others to perform clinical research.

  • Maintain proficiency in study-specific procedures and techniques, updating, learning and implementing changes when industry, University, or Section standards change.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Apr 23, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Julie Smith


Posting Number 00600396

Req ID: 20868

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.