UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following fixed-term position: 1 Clinical Research Assistant (Ref. CRA/19)

UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned health and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. A $19 billion company with 85,000 employees, UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. With over a thousand employees and offices in Campania, Lazio, Sicily, and Tuscany, UPMC Italy (the Italian division of UPMC) is a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in areas related to medicine and research. UPMC Italy’s clinical and scientific activity mainly focuses on transplantation and oncology, and also in other specialties: from emergency medicine to neurosurgery, from preventive medicine to cardiac surgery.

The Clinical Research Assistant will provide support to the activities of the project SERVICE FOR EARLY DETECTION OF SKIN CANCER –– EITDigital. He/she will work closely and collaborate with the project team in all the activities related to the project. The Clinical Research Assistant will also carry out the following tasks: support the project’s performance data and outcomes collection; collect, store, analyze, and process research data and outcomes; support the drafting of periodic reports and scientific articles for publication in national and international journals.

The ideal candidate possesses the following requisites:

  • Master’s degree preferably in Biological Sciences or Biotechnologies or Pharmacy or Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies or Medicine and Surgery
  • Documented experience in the role of Clinical Research Assistant or Clinical Trial Assistant or Clinical Study Assistant, also in the scope of Contract Research Organizations
  • Doctorate degree
  • Skills in audits and quality improvement methods
  • Training certifications in areas related to the position
  • Good knowledge of English and main computer applications

Knowledge of clinical trial guidelines and regulations, strong motivation, flexibility, interpersonal relationship, teamwork, result-oriented approach, problem solving skills, and availability to travel in Italy or abroad are also instrumental to the role.

Workplace: Rome.

UPMC Italy reserves any and wider sole right of discretion in assessing the applicants and the eligibility of the applications.

Only applicants who are not excluded under the provisions articulated in Legislative decree 165/2001, Art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments, can participate in this selection (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations – http://www.upmcitaly.it/en/note-esplicative-allart-53-comma-16-ter-d-lgs-nr-1652001/).

After reading the privacy statement and authorizing the processing of their personal data (Legislative decree 196/2003), applicants of either sex (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the on-line application form, indicating the reference code, available at http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en. When filling out the on-line application form, applicants will be requested to attach their CV.

All communications from UPMC Italy will be e-mailed to the address given by the applicant upon submission of the application.

The deadline to submit applications is March 15 2019.

Only applications submitted on-line (http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it) with an attached CV will be taken into consideration.

Personal data included in the CVs will be processed by UPMC Italy in its role of data controller, for selections for this or other similar positions. Applicants are requested not to include special categories of personal data (e.g., health status), unless strictly necessary. Detailed information also with reference to data storage times and rights recognized under EU Regulation 2016/679, are available at http://www.upmcitaly.it/en/ in the “Work With Us” section.

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