Scientific and Clinical Research Recruiter

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Scientific and Clinical Research Recruiter

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Human Resources

UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus

Requisition #: 23000382

UTHealth Houston is looking for a Scientific and Clinical Research Recruiter who will assist in hiring top talent in our multiple medical schools and clinical areas. You will be responsible for providing professional recruiting services to help the university meet its current and emerging workforce needs. A recruiting background is helpful, but we are also interested in applicants who have experience in research administration looking to expand into human resources. You should have a science background either through your education or areas you have worked in. This will be a vital part of our university’s recruiting team as our research areas have seen steady growth over the last five years. You will be working exclusively with scientists, physicians, clinical staff, and medical professionals. You must have a passion for learning about these areas, and providing expertise in how to recruit for scientific and research staff. The ideal candidates will be familiar with this area, and have an understanding of scientific and medical research projects.

This employee will work primarily remote, but may be asked to come on-site for departmental meetings, training, or to work directly with clients. The role is eligible for all UTHealth Houston benefits as it is full-time. It is salaried and classified as exempt.

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

What you will do:

  • Works with hiring departments handling research projects to assess recruiting needs, develop candidate profiles, develop recruiting strategies, and initiate recruiting efforts.

  • Coordinates employment advertising and job postings. Strategically looks for chances to advertise in places where academic and research professionals will see postings aimed at them.

  • Screens candidates and refers them to the appropriate hiring authorities in our scientific areas.

  • Works with hiring managers to review candidate qualifications and determine appropriate offer amounts.

  • Extends job offers and coordinates processing of selected candidates.

  • Compiles data and prepares various activity and specialized reports.

  • Participates in job fairs and other recruiting activities.

  • Will work closely with our Office of International Affairs on any candidates needing Visa or sponsorship issues addressed.

Minimum Education:

Bachelors Degree or equivalent related experience.

Minimum Experience:

  • 1 year of related experience required in either human resources recruiting or research areas particularly in administration.

  • Experience with an academic or healthcare environment strongly preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Even though this role is primarily remote, employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.