Job Information

University of Utah Research Assistant/Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/25/2022

Requisition Number PRN32043B

Job Title PS Research Assistant/Analyst

Working Title Research Assistant/Analyst

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Some earlier mornings and later evenings may be required.

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00931 - Ob/Gyn Research Network

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 19.22

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Obstetrics & Gynecology Research Network has an opening for a Research Assistant/Analyst. This individual will provide support for research projects ranging from internal chart reviews to large, industry and federally funded studies. This individual will work closely with our investigators, study coordinators, clinic and research teams to carry out protocols in various areas of women’s and newborn’s health.



  • Learn study protocols; assess for clarity and subject safety
  • Review and understand inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • Screen clinic schedules for potential study participants and healthy control participants
  • Carry out study eligibility screening of patients in a clinical setting
  • Recruit and consent eligible patients
  • Explain the study protocol and inclusion criteria to physicians, patients, and health care providers in person and by phone; ensure participant understanding of the protocol
  • Gather, record and enter data from study participants, charts, and EMR’s into study databases
  • Maintain source documents, status reports, progress notes, and subject logs in accordance with FDA , HIPAA , and GCP guidelines
  • Complete medical chart reviews
  • Work with research teams and clinicians to meet enrollment goals and study deadlines
  • Collect and process biospecimens and clinical measurements from study participants (phlebotomy training will be provided as needed)
  • Assist in packaging and shipping of samples/biospecimens
  • Report and track adverse events
  • Document all protocol deviations, reconcile test article accountability at study close and prepare summary report for department and sponsor
  • Attend team and study meetings
  • Assist in maintaining stocks of supplies
  • Work with confidential health information and complete the necessary trainings to do so
  • Regulatory management and reporting
  • Other duties as assigned

Team Culture

  • Supports an inclusive, transparent and supportive work environment
  • Reliable, displays a positive attitude, does not engage in gossip, supports the team and is flexible
  • Communicates problems, issues and frustrations to supervisor and/or OB/ WCSL Leadership

University of Utah Health Benefits Package

University of Utah Health is proud to offer a generous benefits package! Our healthcare plans include medical and dental coverage, prescriptions, basic vision coverage, and behavior health benefits. Employees are eligible for a discount of up to $40 per month on their premiums for participating in our Well-U Wellness Program. Our retirement plan includes automatic enrollment into our University-funded 401(a) plan with a contribution rate of 14.2% ! Additional benefits include half-off tuition for employees, their spouses, and their dependent children, University-provided Part I life insurance, and discounts through many retail vendors who have teamed up with the University. Visit our Benefits website for more information at .

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

  • Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

  • Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
  • Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
  • Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a Social or Behavioral Science, Liberal Arts, or a field related to the area of research, or equivalency ; one year of experience in research and analytical techniques; demonstrated statistical and quantitative analysis experience; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.



Successful candidates will be independent self-starters; willing to learn study interview, research and assessment techniques; have excellent communication and organizational skills; work well with a team and be comfortable with computer databases; seeks solutions to problems; invested in creating a sustainable infrastructure to support research; seeks solutions to problems; proactive in working on various protocols.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Familiarity with clinical research and study protocols
  • Prior experience interacting with patients in a clinical setting
  • Experience working in women’s health
  • Phlebotomy certification
  • Experience with biospecimen collection and processing
  • Prior CITI , HIPAA , GCP and/or IATA training
  • Familiarity with REDCap
  • Spanish-speaking skills
  • A background in nursing, science, or a related field

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.