Clinical Research Assistant
Company: Inside Higher Ed
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Job DescriptionThe University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)
School of Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Radiology--is
currently recruiting for a contractual--Clinical Research
Assistant. The Lantern lab at the University of Maryland School of
Medicine uses advanced, multimodal MRI techniques to study HIV
brain effects and predict future cognitive deficits. We are looking
for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented research assistant to join
the team.UMB was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by
Forbes Magazine (Feb 2021).BENEFITS:This CONTRACTUAL position
offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days,
11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health
insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition
remission for employees enrolled at UMB.--ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Responsible for assisting with the performance of research
projects in a clinical setting, including recruitment of potential
study subjects and collection and organization of data.
- Assists with conducting participant interviews, reviewing
medical charts, and accessing computerized medical information
systems. Assists with recruiting and screening subjects for
research studies according to IRB-approved protocols.
- Assists in verifying participant eligibility; obtains consent
and enrollment; and assures accurate demographic information for
- Study coordination duties will include taking participants to
the research MR scanner, and contacting them for follow-up.
- Data analysis activities will include manual delineation of
brain structures MRI for generating automated algorithms. A
background in using R or Python for data management, data analysis,
results reporting and visualization is preferred but not
- Assists in developing, submitting, and providing content for
grants, papers, abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations. Conducts
and analyzes literature searches.
- Assist the Principal Investigator and other research personnel
in the development of research protocols and materials by providing
study analysis and forming conclusions and recommendations.
- Assist with performing administrative duties. Maintains
communication with participants and colleagues regarding
protocol-specific information and research orders. May also assist
with providing assessments and ensuring protocol compliance while
participants are in a study.--
- Performs other duties as assigned. QualificationsEducation:
Bachelor's degree in a scientific field of study related to the
research of the clinical setting.Experience: Prior clinical
research experience preferred. Background in using R or Phyton for
data management, analysis and reporting and visualization preferred
but not required. Experience with IRB protocol submission and
regulatory compliance preferred.Other: May consider a combination
of directly related experience and education.--KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS &
- Knowledge of position requirements.
- Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and
- Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems.
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written
thoughts, ideas, and facts.
- Ability to work cooperatively with others and
- Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the
UMB Core Values of Accountability, Civility, Collaboration,
Diversity, Excellence, Leadership, and Knowledge. Hiring
Range:--Commensurate with education and experience. (Low
$40K-)--UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy
If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any
part of the employment process, please contact us at and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable
accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Job:
Reg or CII Exempt StaffShift: Day JobOrganization: School of
Medicine - Diagnostic RadiologyJob Posting: Mar 29, 2021Unposting
Date: Apr 12, 2021, 10:59:00 PM
Keywords: Inside Higher Ed, Baltimore , Clinical Research Assistant, Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland
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