Research Associate I

University of Illinois Cancer Center

Title: Research Associate I - Cancer Center (Job ID #98407)

Department: University of Illinois Cancer Center

Category: Academic Professional

Location: Chicago

Close Date: 07/20/2018 -

Description: The University of Illinois Cancer Center is seeking candidates for a Research Associate I position to support the Cancer Center Survivorship Program.

Research and Education
This position will directly interface with the Survivorship Programs clinic research operations, which includes consenting patients for various survivorship studies and medical records retrieval.
Oversee all aspects of the IRB process including study submissions and renewal. Will be principally responsible for study recruitment, data entry, and quality checks. Generate study progress reports on a regular basis (once monthly or more frequently as needed).
Work with epidemiologist and biostatistician in coordinating the analysis and interpretation of data and results to refine project design.
Support the survivorship program in education initiatives including seminar series, conferences, workshops, and training programs.
Perform surveys, conduct interviews and observations (or uses other methods) according to established research protocols.
Assist with study protocol development.
Coordinate the ordering, inventory and maintenance of equipment, instruments and data collection and analysis tools.

Prepare, organize and communicate research results. Will work with research team to help write papers and other documents for publication based on research findings.
Will work with survivorship research staff to complete literature reviews that will assist with grant submission.
Prepare and contributes statistical data and pertinent information for papers, grants and other documents.
Complete required documentation for regulatory agencies.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Participation and attendance at both local and national conferences.
Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelorís degree in science or related field required. Masters preferred.
Knowledge of fundamental research concepts, practices and procedures.
Prior working experience in healthcare field preferred.

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the State of Illinois offer competitive wages, benefit programs and resources for employees. UIC is strongly committed to providing equitable benefit options throughout each stage of employment. Many benefits become effective on the first day of employment. Benefits offered by UIC include health care options, wellness programs, educational opportunities, tuition assistance, vacations, holidays and other leave benefits, and University retirement plans.

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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.