University of Utah Research Associate in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/13/2018

Requisition Number PRN17489B

Job Title Research Associate

Working Title Research Associate

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40.00

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00241 - Biomedical Informatics

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Organizes visits to community-based outpatient clinics across the state of Utah. The work involves acting as a liaison to communicate with clinic staff, schedule visits, and conduct orientation meetings. In addition, the candidate will help organize data collection, monitor data quality, and ensure adequate storage of data. Assisting the Principal Investigator in general activities to accomplish study objectives will also be involved.


1.Oversees coordination of study team visits to clinical site around the state of Utah, completion and submission of studyIRBrelated documentation; prepares reports for organizations and agencies.

2.Monitors enrollment goals and initiates strategies to promote enrollment screening and recruiting subjects, scheduling visits, obtaining informed consent, answering subject inquiries, overseeing study visits and acting as a liaison between participants and study-related parties.

3.Prepares, submits and maintainsIRBdocuments.

4.Assists the Principal Investigator in the development of study protocols.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree in a health science or related field. Nursing or Biomedical informatic degree preferred Some professional research experience, exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.

Knowledge ofHIPAAandIRBregulations; an understanding of research procedures; and the ability to function independently is preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as described.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

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