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Scientific Support

Skokie, IL 60077

Posted: 01/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 541826 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay Rate Range: 22-29/hr

Provide protocol and report support to study directors, and assist with providing information/data
requested by sponsors. Assist with management of QA audits and assure necessary corrections and
follow-up take place.
? Attend post-award and/or pre-study meetings and monitor events during the in-life phase to
assure a full understanding of assigned projects and results, including objectives, timelines and
reporting requirements.
? Create/customize planning tools to facilitate prioritization of daily activities.
? Interact regularly with sponsors: send amendments and regulatory forms for signature, respond
to sponsor-requests for information and tables, and assist with sponsor on-site visits. Serve as
primary point of contact to the sponsor when study director is not available.
? With guidance, write initial protocol drafts. Upon study director approval, distribute draft
protocols for internal and/or sponsor review, and coordinate amendment/revision process.
? Facilitate signature/approval process for protocol, amendments and other required forms.
? Tabulate study data and schedule data review meetings.
? Create/generate special tables for sponsors as needed.
? Assemble report (text and data tables) for senior scientific review, QA audits, and final report
? Assist with management of QA audits and assure necessary corrections and follow-up take
? Ensure that all study books are corrected appropriately, and that documentation is GLP
compliant prior to submission to QA.
? Assist in IACUC form preparation and perform IACUC literature searches.
? Assist in documentation of deviations from the protocol or Standard Operating Procedures
(SOP). Assist in drafting new or study specific SOPs.
? Perform all other related duties as assigned.
? Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in science or related discipline.
? Experience: At least 1 year related experience in a laboratory or scientific research
? An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory
substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
? Certification/Licensure: None.
? Other: This position requires analytical thinking skills and a good understanding of scientific
processes. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required, as are computer skills
including MS Office software and database management. Must be familiar with medical terminology and have a thorough understanding of technical aspects of research studies (e.g.
observing dosing, treatments, surgical procedures, and necropsy evaluations).
? While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear,
work/type at a computer, and reach with hands and arms.
? Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
? General office working conditions; the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
? While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally wears protective clothing
(goggles, face shield, surgical mask, cap, gloves, scrubs, boots), works near sharp objects,
works near toxic or caustic chemicals, and works near biohazards.
? Occasionally works near live animals with risk of exposure to allergens and/or zoonotic
disease(s) and is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, unpleasant odors, and wet, humid
and/or extreme temperature conditions.
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