Research Assistant III - Airsickness Clinical Trial
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CAMRIS International, on behalf of Topsail Professional Services, is seeking a Research Assistant III to support an airsickness clinical trial in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Serve as the Principal Investigator’s (PI) lead Research Assistant and be available to respond to inquiries regarding ongoing and proposed research studies.
Provide primary support to the PI in protocol packet development for the IRB, ensuring compliance with local rules and regulations. Support includes identifying the appropriate forms and processes necessary to complete the research protocol.
Provide support to the Principal Investigator in research design and study budget development.
Supervise, assist and coordinate study team personnel in the understanding and performance of their duties.
At the direction of the PI, lead the implementation of research studies in accordance with the approved protocol, including regulatory requirements, maintenance of study records, and all activities associated with internal and external audits.
Under direct supervision of a PI, plan research experiments, procedures, and tests and lead research activities including collecting, analyzing, and processing research data.
Develop and implement policies, procedures and standards for laboratory operations to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the laboratory.
Lead the set-up, operation, adjustment, and maintenance of laboratory equipment and apparatus according to experimental specifications.
Lead administrative research duties. Tasks can include: meeting with potential research subjects to explain the research project in detail; enrolling eligible subjects into the study by obtaining written informed consent; scheduling subjects for a research appointment; screening potential subjects by conducting computer testing; collecting medical histories; maintaining a master calendar for the study; and serving as point of contact for research subjects.
Ensure data are collected according to protocol, maintain responsibility for standardized data collection, support data coding and entry, and quality control of entered data.
Lead writing efforts such as literature reviews and writing manuscripts and presentations from the collected data.
Monitor supply inventory and replenish stocks through established supply procedures.
Performs other job duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
General knowledge of the clinical issues regarding study medications.
Ability to learn new software, research methods, and work routines quickly.
Attention to detail and able to follow written and verbal instructions.
Flexibility in responding to new tasks.
Strong interpersonal skills including ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of Human Performance Research methods.
Strong computer skills including experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Strong skills with statistical analysis software such as Systat or SPSS.
Ability to plan and prioritize work.
Ability to exercise independent judgment in the resolution of problems.
Ability to be a self-starter and work independently.
Ability to interface with investigators, research staff, and study participants.
Ability to extract and compile a broad range of data from a variety of written sources, personal contacts, and/or databases.
Experience collecting human performance or clinical trials data.
Master’s degree in Biology, or Social or Behavioral Sciences field and at least 3 years of research experience