Clinical Research Assistant Position: UVA Dept of Otolaryngology

Claire Cornell

Clinical Research Assistant: UVA Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

The Rhinology Division in the Department of Otolaryngology is looking to hire a student interested in conducting clinical research prior to enrollment in a health professional school.

The Division’s research portfolio involves quality improvement and patient outcomes in the medical and surgical treatment of nose, sinus, and skull base diseases. We are part of a multi-institutional research group focused on improving patient outcomes in rhinology, as well as furthering the understanding of the causes and treatment of smell and taste disorders.

The responsibilities of a Clinical Research Assistant include recruitment and enrollment of patients into research studies, preparation and administration of study materials and tests, data collection and analysis, collaboration with the Institutional Review Board, and assistance to the Principal Investigators. The Clinical Research Assistant will work in the UVA Ears, Nose, and Throat clinic located at Fontaine Research Park.

This position will be beneficial to students desiring to work in the healthcare field. Clinical Research Assistants become proficient in clinical trial procedure and research ethics. This position involves patient interaction and opportunity to work closely with physicians in a healthcare setting.

Applicants are expected to commit at least one year. This position is ideal for a student considering a gap year, but we will also consider students interested in part-time work while in enrolled in classes. No prior research experience required, training is provided. This is a paid position.

Interested applicants should submit a short statement of interest and CV/resume to

Requirements for application:

Applicants must be graduating and available to work 30 hours per week beginning June 2021. We will consider request for reduced hours on a case-by-case basis.

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