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UC San Diego Department of Neurological Surgery is among the leading neurosurgical centers in the country. The Department offers challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of state-of-the-art clinical services, advanced educational programs, and cutting-edge research. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
The Clinical Research Coordinator(CRC) will coordinate and oversee start-up procedures, implementation, recruitment, screening, enrollment, and maintenance of subjects. Create informational and recruitment materials and act as a liaison with other UCSD departments and agencies for the purpose of implementation of studies. The CRC will plan, develop and implement start-up procedures for multiple phase I-III research studies as well as lead, direct, and coordinate operational efforts. Assure compliance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Oversee the quality of the medical/clinical research data. Apply statistical/analytical methods to the study of collected data. Conceptualize, create and implement database repository(ies) and tools for the statistical analysis of research data sets. Provide direction and guidance to Department Faculty/Principal Investigators. Provide education and information to the general public and study participants concerning the ongoing clinical trials in the Department of Neurological Surgery. Assist PIs with proposals, progress reports and manuscripts. Independently create original documents and policies for assigned studies and teams. Work closely with federal and state regulatory officials as needed to fulfill compliance/reporting requirements.
Strong theoretical knowledge and/or Bachelor's Degree in a social science or basic science such as Biology, Microbiology or a related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Demonstrated experience in clinical trials research. Strong knowledge of experimental protocols, data gathering, protocol design and evaluation.
Demonstrated experience in research protocol start-up procedures, including: study feasibility, study activation and IRB processes, and qualification procedures. Strong experience in clinical trials research including budget negotiations and invoicing per clinical trial agreement.
Strong knowledge of investigational protocols (data management, query resolution, protocol design and protocol implementation).
Demonstrated experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment such as CRO, academic research institution, and/or a research hospital.
Experience in providing work direction and assisting supervisor in maintaining an efficient medical research team.
Strong knowledge of investigational protocols (data management, query resolution, protocol design, protocol writing and protocol implementation).
Demonstrated experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate treatment plan, collect specimens, and orient participating physicians.
Strong experience completing clinical trials case report forms via hard copy and online.
Proven ability to find creative and innovative solutions to adjusting needs of the center. Ability to be resourceful and to understand the overall nature of work/responsibilities to establish useful resources and University contacts.
Ability to discern items that can be handled independently and those which require attention of supervisor, including ability to quickly determine subject matter of material and necessary action to be taken in a timely manner.
Working knowledge of medical and scientific terminology.
Proven ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.
Excellent ability to organize/prioritize workload effectively to meet deadlines in an environment with multiple interruptions and changing priorities. Meticulous attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with a variety of personalities at all levels of the organization, exercising tact, mature judgment, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness. Skill at negotiating with various person
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.