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University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant (PRA)

Division of Infectious Disease

Position Number: 00775700

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Nature of Work

The PRA will be responsible for the implementation and on-going management of research protocols. This includes: initial protocol review and discussions with the PI and sponsors to determine eligibility and feasibility requirements; IRB preparation and submission; budget development and contract negotiations; execution and management of all study related procedures that includes but is not limited to screening and consenting of eligible patients, maintaining source documentation, submitting any adverse event reports (as needed), and completion of case report forms.

Examples of Work Performed

  • The PRA will assume responsibility for initiating, supporting and participating in education of patients as related to the research protocols.

  • The PRA will be responsible for paying all of the bills/fees associated with the study and maintain a log of expenses for accounting purposes. The coordinator will also be responsible for the submission of invoices to sponsors and will ensure that payments are received in the appropriate accounts.

  • The PRA will be required to maintain clinical expertise including clinical assessment of patients.

  • The PRA will consistently demonstrate excellent communication skills and professional interactions with patients, colleagues and all members of the health care team.

  • The PRA will demonstrate ability to work autonomously by managing assigned protocols and caseload independently.

  • The PRA will actively participate as a member of the team toward achievement of study goals.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Proficiency in IRB submissions, budget development and contract negotiations; execution and management of all study related procedures.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $45,000 - $65,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years experience in similar position

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Mar 2, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Michelle Barron

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00775700

Req ID: 18802

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.