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Research Associate

Research Associate

Job Location 
US-NC-Chapel Hill
Regular Full-Time

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The Research Associate will assist project managers in day-to-day operations of either federally-funded or commercial studies.  This is an entry-level position. This is not a laboratory research position.


The position will offer the opportunity to participate in all aspects of clinical research support, including document preparation, maintenance, and filing; meeting coordination and support; and data management activities including data entry and review.  More specifically, the position may also include the following responsibilities:

  • Writing external correspondence, such as emails, memos, minutes and reports
  • Formatting documents and creating document templates
  • Creating and formatting Case Report Forms, manual of operations documents, and other study-related documentation
  • Maintaining project website
  • Communicating with internal and external project staff


  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field or a related area of study with research emphasis
  • Past experience working with data or on research studies is desired
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills, strong internet research skills, proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Must have strong organizational skills, be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and proof own work
  • The ability to balance team and individual responsibilities is essential


EOE. Veterans/Disabled