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University of Virginia Clinical Research Trainee, Dermatology in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Department of Dermatology, at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, is currently seeking a

Clinical Research Trainee. This Clinical Research Trainees learn and assist with a variety of clinical activities, including work with laboratory specimens, document preparation, record keeping, materials preparation, and review of prospective research participants. The trainee works with the investigator, the human subject, the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the University, regulatory agencies responsible for the oversight of the research, and the sponsor.


  • Receive training in proper research protocol compliance and development, including regulatory controls, study procedures, and data management. Work closely with Clinical Research Coordinators and Principal Investigators to learn the full scope of clinical research duties.

  • Assist in preparation of documentation, reports, graphs, and other materials, keeping appropriate logs, tracking participants, and preparing study materials.

  • Under direct supervision, perform a variety of tasks, such as assisting in recruitment and screening of prospective research participants, obtaining informed consent from study participant, collecting, entering, and analyzing subject data; and compiling reports.

  • Process, prepare, and ship laboratory specimens.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Qualified non-licensed applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and licensed applicants must have an Associate’s degree. ​

Preferred qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint) and aptitude to learn new computer systems and database use.

  • At least one year of experience working in clinic environment.

  • Excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions with patients, doctors, and co-workers.

  • Time management and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to prioritize and coordinator multiple projects simultaneously and to accurately complete tasks independently.

  • Proficiency in record maintenance and report development.

  • Ability to be self-motivated and to work accurately with attention to detail.

  • Ability to follow procedures according to protocols

This position will remain open until filled. This is a Non-Exempt level, benefited position. This is a restricted position contingent upon the continuation of funding. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at .

Please apply through Workday, and search for "Clinical Research Trainee, Dermatology". Complete an application online and attach a cover letter and CV/resume all into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.

In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.

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At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.

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