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Clinical Research Program Adjunct

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript conferring a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Posting Number Adjunct_0401669
Classification Title Adjunct Professor
Working Title Clinical Research Program Adjunct
Datatel Position ID CBJT6ADJUNCT0A
Annual Hours As assigned or needed
Placement Range $690 per Credit Hour
Position Type Adjunct Faculty
Job Category
General Description

An adjunct faculty member at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the division to which the adjunct faculty member belongs as well as the College as a whole.

An adjunct faculty for the Clinical Research Coordinator Program will teach courses in the Clinical Research curriculum and introduce students to the Clinical Research Career Track.

The Clinical Research Program trains students to work together with Physicians, Research Nurses, and Clinical Research Coordinators as a group to perform studies involving human research participants. The duties of a program graduate will vary widely depending on the employer and can include tasks such as recruiting participants for a clinical research project, obtaining informed consent and apprising participants of their federally mandated rights, collecting participant data over a period of time, data entry to managing clinical research projects. The focus of these clinical research projects are varied, ranging from clinical trials for new chemotherapy drugs, lupus medications, rheumatoid arthritis treatments, differing modes of diabetes treatments, testing medical devices such as ventricular heart valves, and testing new materials for wound healing.

What position does this position report to? Dean of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
What position(s) reports to this position?

None

Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

Serve as an instructor for the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) program.

Instructors will be engaged in teaching students various health care-related subjects, i.e., Clinical Research Human Anatomy & Physiology, General Chemistry, Nutrition/Writing, Emergency Medicine, etc.

Activities shared in the classroom will allow the students an opportunity to make informed choices about which courses are needed to make application to health-related degree granting programs. Students will be able to apply the knowledge that they learn from these activities to everyday practical applications. Students will be involved in critical thinking activities that are essential in health-care situations. Students will gain knowledge about Oklahoma City Community College and the quality of education disseminated at the 2-year college level.

Teaches students about the profession of Clinical Research Coordinator and other health-related career fields and makes applications to clinical trials and how they help the state of Oklahoma.

Build academic skills such as reading, writing, problem-solving, critical thinking, teamwork, mathematics, laboratory/data gathering, interpretation of lab data, data analysis, and interpersonal relationships in underrepresented group students.

An adjunct faculty member is primarily responsible for supporting student learning by providing quality instruction in courses that the adjunct faculty member and the Dean agree will be taught. Quality instruction includes clear course objectives, prepared and relevant class activities, effective and understandable presentations of learning materials, fair and understandable grading practices (credit classes only), timely responses to students, and a positive atmosphere in the classroom.

Courses to be taught will be in the Clinical Research Curriculum.

In addition to the primary responsibility for supporting student learning, an adjunct faculty member is expected to:

Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes for the program and/or department.

Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from program, division, and College administrators.

Attend meetings as required.

Acquire new knowledge and skills as appropriate for the academic discipline.

Maintain license or professional certification specific to program requirements.

Satisfy objectives for mutually agreed upon special assignments.

Support the College’s vision, mission, goals, and priorities.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree

Experience in Clinical Research/Clinical Trials field

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated positive human relations and communication (oral and written) skills.

Must be a self-starter with initiative and the ability to work independently as well as coordinate work with colleagues and peers.

Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software.

Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles.

Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education.

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle).

Organization and attention to detail.

Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system.

Ability to work well as a team member in an instructional unit.

Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing.

Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts.

Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups.

Must be punctual.

Must be reliable.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Medium work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force and frequently exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to students, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom and lab area to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment and mobile devices to prepare instructional documents, answer email correspondence, and complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

This position requires the person to use upper and lower body to exert force up to 50 pounds to push, pull, grasp, and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to perceive attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to work with classroom and lab equipment to instruct or assist students.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position performs the essential functions in an indoor, classroom, laboratory, and/or office setting.

This position requires the person to frequently be exposed to hazards such as but not limited to: close proximity to moving mechanical parts and/or electrical current; exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals, and/or oils.

This position requires the person to frequently be exposed to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, and gases.

The person in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases.

Preferred Qualifications

None

Required Training
Work Hours

Day, evening and/or weekend as required by section assignment.

Department Division of Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Job Open Date 07/01/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript conferring a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.
For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you earned a minimum of a Bachelor's degree? (Applicants must attach transcript conferring degree.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience in the Clinical Research/Clinical Trials field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please briefly describe your experience in the Clinical Research/Clinical Trials field.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document