Serves as a lead coordinating aspects of sponsor-initiated and investigator-initiated research studies including subject recruitment, data collection, scheduling of study-related activities and follow-up of enrolled subjects. Assists with budget preparation and training of less experienced research coordinators. Provides guidance and direction related to research studies to investigators, research personnel, and subjects, from initial protocol design to completion of study and close-out report.
The Research Coordinator II candidate should ideally have 2 years of experience or training as a research coordinator for a clinical research study or trial. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD or Masterâs degree in biology, neuroscience or related field. Â The Research Coordinator II will help to oversee two interconnected clinical research studies investigating the link between neurovascular and cognitive dysfunctions that occur in Alzheimerâs disease.
Specifically, the Research Coordinator II will perform data management, participant tracking, data slide preparation and presentation, coordination/organization of receiving biospecimen samples from this multi-site study, overseeing compliance/regulatory approvals (e.g. IRB, IND, MTA), data upload and analyses, preparing routine reports, coordinating with other research coordinators across sites, placing orders, and other tasks.
The laboratory is internationally recognized for research contributions in Alzheimerâs disease and stroke, and has interest in other neurodegenerative diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.Â State-of-the-art imaging and cellular and molecular methods for studies of brain vascular and neuronal functions are available.
Active in recruiting subjects for NIH-funded program project(s)
Develop pipelines in the community for ADRC and other projects
Organize community outreach, act as first point of contact, pre-screen potential recruits
Identify ideal candidates for appropriate study, prioritize across projects
With others, coordinate retention of subjects using customer resource management tools
Fluent in Spanish preferred
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degreeMinimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Certified research coordinator. Administrative or research experience. Knowledge of medical environment and terminology. Knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and institutional research regulations as well as Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and HIPPA regulations. Proficient with MS Office applications. Demonstrated effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
Internal Number: REQ20084392
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