Research Career Opportunities


Current Open Positions

Clinical Research Recruiter

The Clinical Research Recruiter is on the front lines of our clinical research. Each study varies in many different ways and so does the population of participants that we work to recruit. We love individuals who enjoy both a fast-paced environment and working with people.
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Quality of Life Research Centers is one of Tucson’s leading clinical research facilities. By way of achievement, we are proud to have been the number one enrolling site in Moderna’s COVID 19 vaccine trials. We provide a collegial atmosphere where individuals can learn and grow, and be proud of their achievements and their impact on the public health.

Position Highlights

The Clinical Research Recruiter is on the front lines of our clinical research. Each study varies in many different ways and so does the population of participants that we work to recruit. We love individuals who enjoy both a fast-paced environment and working with people. Great interpersonal skills, a friendly disposition, and strong organizational skills are key to excelling in this position. If you are self-directed ​and love the adrenaline rush of hitting metrics – this is the job for you! 

 Job Summary

 This position is responsible for recruiting subjects to participate in clinical trials.

 Duties

  • Screen incoming candidate calls inquiring about Clinical Study participation
  • Educate subjects about current and future studies using the clinical conductor 
  • Recruit for studies as scheduled; screen subjects according to inclusion/exclusion criteria, study schedule.
  • Update and maintain Participant Database.
  • Maintain compensation schedules for subjects.
  • Interview and screen subjects
  • Other tasks as required or assigned. Essential Job Functions
  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time, up to eight (8) hours per business day.
  • Position requires significant time working at a computer, up to eight (8) hours per business day.
  • Position requires that you will be on the phone consistently through out the day. 

Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma or GED. 
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Detail and multi-task oriented.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Bilingual skills are a plus but certainly not required

Desired Qualities

  • Excellence and Consistency 
  • A Spirit of Collaboration and Innovation 
  • Respect for our Subjects, Sponsors and Team Members 
  • Respect for our Community 
  • Unimpeachable Ethics 

Quality of Life Research Centers offers a highly competitive benefits package including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and vision
  • Paid Time off
  • 401K with employer match.
  • Paid Holiday’s
  • Continuing education reimbursement

Clinical Research Coordinator

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is involved in. most aspects of each clinical trial, including the design, development, execution, and initial interpretation of clinical trials.
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Quality of Life Research Centers is one of Tucson’s leading clinical research facilities. By way of achievement, we are proud to have been the number one enrolling site in Moderna’s COVID 19 vaccine trials. We provide a collegial atmosphere where individuals can learn and grow and be proud of their achievements and their impact on the public health.

Position Highlights

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is involved in. most aspects of each clinical trial, including the design, development, execution, and initial interpretation of clinical trials. The CRC has direct involvement with study participants, Principal and Sub-Investigators, recruiters, etc. and may assist with team coordination, communication, training, and quality control. The CRC also helps develop standard operating procedures, compliance forms, and tracking documents.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts clinical studies according to FDA/GCP and ICH regulations and guidelines.
  • Provides medical care to patients, always ensuring patient safety comes first.
  • Performs all defined study activities (i.e., informed consent, screening, and protocol procedures which include but not limited to vital signs, pregnancy tests, height, weight, ECG’s, etc.).
  • Records all patient information and results from tests as per protocol on required forms.
  • Where required, may complete IP accountability logs and associated information.
  • Reports suspected non-compliance to relevant site staff.
  • Ensures that IRB approval is obtained prior to study initiation and IRB requirements are met throughout the study.
  • Promotes the company and builds a positive relationship with patients to ensure retention.
  • Attends site initiation meetings and all other relevant meetings to receive training on protocol.
  • May be required to call patients, do patient bookings and follow-up calls to confirm bookings or provide information or results.
  • Logs/completes information on sponsor systems and ensures all information provided is accurate (i.e., case report forms, EDC, etc.) and ensures it is completed within timeframe.
  • Gathers source documents, create source documents, update patient files and notes, always ensuring relevant and most up to date information is recorded.
  • Adheres to company SOP’s.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2+ years’). In some cases, an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.
  • Basic understanding of the clinical research process (i.e., GCP, SOPs, informed consent, safety monitoring, etc.)
  • Capable of working independently, analyzing, and working with attention to detail, processing and prioritizing sensitive complex information and problem solving
  • Ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment
  • Excellent decision-making, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work in a team environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.

Desired Qualities

  • Excellence and Consistency
  • A Spirit of Collaboration and Innovation
  • Respect for our Subjects, Sponsors and Team Members
  • Respect for our Community
  • Unimpeachable Ethics

Quality of Life Research Centers offers a highly competitive benefits package including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and vision
  • Paid Time off
  • 401K with employer match.
  • Paid Holiday’s
  • Continuing education reimbursement

Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist

Regulatory Specialists perform a wide variety of start-up activities integral to the successful submission and approval of essential regulatory documents.
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Regulatory Specialists perform a wide variety of start-up activities integral to the successful submission and approval of essential regulatory documents. The regulatory specialist is responsible for collecting all regulatory documentation, all correspondence from the various sponsors, Contract Research Organizations (CRO) and Independent Review Boards(IRBs) and all internally generated information prepared by members of the research team. The regulatory specialist will perform study start-up tasks promptly and will maintain all regulatory documentation.

Desired Qualities

  • Excellence and Consistency 
  • A Spirit of Collaboration and Innovation 
  • Respect for our Subjects, Sponsors and Team Members 
  • Respect for our Community 
  • Unimpeachable Ethics 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Submit regulatory packages to sponsors, CRO’s and IRB’s
  • Maintain current information on Primary Investigators and sub-investigators. 
  • Maintain communication with sponsors, CROs and IRB’s. 
  • Submit and maintain all IRB related information. 
  • Enter information into the computer systems as appropriate. 
  • As needed, meet with sponsor’s monitors during site visits. 
  • Correct/revise information as appropriate. 
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of all documents needed for submission to the sponsor, CRO and IRB. 
  • Ensure maintenance and annual update of providers’ CVs and licenses. 
  • Communicate issues to Director of Research in a timely manner. 
  • Research and apply all federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and guidelines to ensure compliance with federal law. Ensure completion of training and testing if applicable. 
  • Provide quality service to all Sponsors, CROs and IRBs in a timely manner; whether in person, by phone or email. 
  • At all times ensure the safety and welfare of study participants. 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Regulatory experience required, paper and electronic 
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment where processes change and improve continually. 
  • Able to function independently without constant supervision and adapt to change. 
  • Positive attitude and the ability and desire to work in a company that embraces collaboration and a team approach. 
  • Ability to effectively devote keen and acute attention to detail. 
  • Experience with “Clinical Conductor” desired but required 
  • Basic knowledge of computer operations and demonstrated computer skills in a variety of software environments, i.e. Word, Excel, Internet Browsers
  • Professional and highly motivated “self-starter” with the ability to exercise initiative. 
  • Excellent task management and prioritization skills. 
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent follow up 

Quality of Life Research Centers offers a highly competitive benefits package including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and vision
  • Paid Time off
  • 401K with employer match.
  • Paid Holiday’s
  • Continuing education reimbursement

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