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Research Protocol Development Specialist - Cancer Center (Job ID #104733)
University of Illinois Cancer Center
The University of Illinois Cancer Center is seeking a Research Protocol Development Specialist. This position contributes to the design and delivery of research grants and clinical protocols for clinical trials and community-based research. Collaborates with researchers, physicians, Cancer Center, Clinical Trials Office, and other departments/organizations to design, develop and write scientifically innovative and sound research protocols, research grants and compliant informed consent forms.
Plan and write new research protocols, consent forms, research grants, and other ancillary material (i.e., research subject telephone scripts, instructional guides, research manuals) and revise/amend existing documents as necessary.
Identify and resolve discrepancies between IRB protocol and research protocol, and interpret and ensure compliance with sponsor, university, and third party regulations and policies. Meet project goals and deadlines.
Keep current on legislation, rules, regulations, and polices; educate physicians and staff regarding changes as related to clinical research protocol design, informed consent form requirements, and research grant writing requirements.
Contribute material, prepare reports, and assist in the writing of research findings for papers, presentations, and other documents. Write and review investigator-generated scientific journal articles.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Master's degree in science or related field required. Doctoral degree preferred.
Minimum of three years related research experience required, including protocol design, informed consent form development, and/or successfully written grants/grant writing. Experience writing protocols for cancer research preferred.
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.
Internal Number: 104733
About University of Illinois Cancer Center
The University of Illinois Cancer Center is the only public university-based cancer center in Chicago dedicated to the pursuit of health equity and study of cancer disparities. Our expert, multidisciplinary cancer focused physicians and researchers are dedicated to applying innovative breakthroughs for patient care from the bench to bedside to the delivery of treatment and clinical trial options to our community. We are part of the University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.