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Research Nurse


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  School of Pharmacy (10000823)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

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Definition of Class

This position is responsible for the care of patients and volunteer subjects during clinical studies. The incumbent monitors health & safety parameters of clinical study participants, recruits and enrolls study participants and ensures study integrity, protocol compliance, documentation and reporting.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Monitors the health and safety parameters of patients and volunteer subjects during clinical studies.
  • Prepares, organizes and maintains research study and compliance documentation.
  • Develops Institutional Review Board study protocols and consent forms and maintains standard operating procedures.
  • Plans and organizes clinical study dates and associated deadlines.
  • Recruits and enrolls study participants and schedules activities within studies under approved research protocols.
  • Ensures regulation and protocol compliance in all aspects of study execution.
  • Evaluates study participant vital signs and symptoms and documents health status of participants.
  • Ensures compliance with study schedule and endpoint monitoring.
  • Determines when to contact the attending physician or principal investigator in regards to a study participant.
  • Prepares, organizes and maintains clinical study reports.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Monitors health and safety parameters of patients and volunteer subjects during clinical studies.
  2. Prepares, organizes and maintains clinical study documentation and reports.
  3. Ensures the execution of clinical studies in accordance with statutes, regulations and protocols.

Minimum Education/Experience

Associate’s Degree in Nursing from a Nursing program in an accredited college or university.




Three (3) years of experience related to the above describe duties.



Must be licensed by the Mississippi Board of Nursing as a registered nurse.
Substitution Statement:
Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi