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Research Nurse

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 11/20/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/20/2018
Working Title Research Nurse
Job Classification Health Professional II
Department Name 35207F-Med-Div of Geriatric Medicine
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135881
Hiring Range $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Position Description

The Division of Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Medicine is seeking a Research Nurse who will be responsible for the startup and day to day running of clinical research on urinary incontinence in older people.

Activities include, but are not limited to: subject recruitment, assessment, medical history intake, physical examinations, record keeping, lab maintenance, and assistance with clinical studies, specifically urodynamics.

It is expected that the employee will be willing to adapt to changing department needs and continuous learning and training coinciding with the research needs of the supporting studies.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Must have a current professional nursing license (RN). Experience may be substituted for degree requirement if applicant holds a RN license. Experience in clinical research is strongly preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Current PA registered nursing license

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe any applicable skills you can bring to this job.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have previous experience in research? If so, explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  4. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents