Technology Training Center Research Assistant, Campbellsville University – Campbellsville, KY

The Research Assistant is typically an academic student hired by a research study site or by the study sponsor to assist in carrying out a particular research agenda. Onsite (central KY) and Offsite roles are being sought.

Duties and Responsibilities:

While a research assistant is expected to contribute in many ways to the clinical research project, typical responsibilities include the following:

  • Understand and operate according to the clinical investigation plan (protocol)
  • Attend training regarding the clinical investigation and the use of the investigational medical device.
  • Interview clinical study participants in person, by phone, or by video
  • Explain and obtain informed consent
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Submit data to an electronic database
  • Sufficiently master use of the NET device and the NET Vue software application to educate a participant, apply electrodes, initialize a device program, monitor device operation and electrode integrity, and terminate a device program
  • Collect information regarding adverse events
  • Prepare materials for submission to the principal investigator or sponsor
  • Prepare materials for review by institutional review board
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary
  • Summarize interviews
  • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor
  • Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project, and maintain records of equipment and supply utilization
  • Manage and respond to project related email
  • Attend project meetings
  • Summarize project results
  • Prepare progress reports for the PI and sponsor
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the principal investigator or sponsor.
  • Work requirements and schedules must be discussed with the supervisor to ensure that the work priorities can be accomplished in the 20 work hours scheduled for the week.
  • Concerns about any additional responsibilities should be discussed first with the supervisor, and then the principal investigator.

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:

  • Academic and/or work experience related to the field of research, as defined by the principal investigator
  • Experience with personal computers, word processing, and video conferencing
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Active listener
  • Must be proactive, meticulous, organized, and detail oriented
  • Ability to foster relationships across the study site, academic and sponsor organizations
  • Effective conflict resolution and strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt, plan and organize in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to use discretion and independent judgment when making decisions on behalf of the principal investigator and the participant

Physical demands:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear
  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms
  • May be required to handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment:

  • Office environment
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate


  • Onsite and Offsite research assistants will be required to travel to the study site in Willisburg KY for training sessions (half day) from 13-Oct to 15-Oct.
  • Onsite research assistants will be required to travel to one or more of four study site facilities starting 18-October-2021

Training Curriculum:

  • Protocol orientation
  • Onsite duties, roles and responsibilities
  • Offsite duties, roles and responsibilities
  • Investigational device training

The preceding functions and requirements have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations, if required, so that employees can perform the essential functions of the job. All applicants will be required to participate in background screening and a drug test.

To Apply please contact Jason Roop 270-789-5399

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