Job Description

Extended Job Title
Recurrent Staff Employee - HSC Research Aide

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs specialized work in conducting original research. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on the accomplishment of assigned objectives and the overall effectiveness of the project. A job involving an appointment for infrequent temporary work where the employee is called in as needed.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
The recurrent staff employee extended title HSC Research Aide is assigned to the Emergency Medicine/Research Division to be working primarily on Clinical Trial Studies.  Primary duties include (but are not limited to) recruiting ED patients for clinical trials, obtaining informed consent, recording study data, extracting data from medical records, following up with study subjects by phone or in hospital, reviewing and/or translating study documents (as appropriate).  Works is performed general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of performance.  The existence of these positions are dependent on availability of funding in the grants. 
1.  Recruits and enrolls human subjects in clinical research projects.  Conducts follow-up visits by phone or in person, if needed.
2.  Administer surveys to research subjects if needed for clinical studies.
3.  Maintains ethics and compliance standards including the completion of CITI training and protection of human subjects.
4.  Responsible for the operations of clinical research projects for the department.  Recruit and enroll human research subjects in clinical research projects.  Responsible for upholding current/future logs and documentation of research activities.
5.  Performs other research related duties as required.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
as required by PI and Clinical Research Coordinator

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in social, behavioral, medical, or health services research preferred.  Experience in working with clinical trials or similar is preferred.  Experience in collecting data with surveys and obtaining consent is preferred.  Experience in handling biological specimen. 

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Research Statement, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Part Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Seasonal and Temporary


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree particular field of science or engineering.

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