The Project Coordinator will work independently under the general direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) and senior management to oversee the operation of both clinical and basic research studies, including the initiation, execution, management, and coordination of research protocols comprising the collection of biological samples and survey data. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for the organization, coordination, and integrity of research projects, and will administer a range of CII activities related to new and ongoing research studies. The incumbent's duties include general project management and coordination, data/sample management, regular reporting of findings and results, and strategic planning and execution of study-related activities. S/he will also assist with regular communication and engagement with a network of researchers, clinicians, data scientists, patients, community members, and advocates; and will actively interface with these groups to translate the work and disseminate project results and findings. S/he will ensure regulatory compliance (e.g. MTA, IRB, IACUC, import/export permits) associated with Center projects and will gather and submit all information required for regulatory compliance submissions and approvals. The incumbent will work with the laboratory and center management team to optimize the use of Center databases such as the laboratory management system (LIMS) that integrates the administrative and experimental aspects of project and sample tracking and will develop and implement new data/sample management systems to effectively track, maintain and store study related information. The incumbent will assist the Director, Faculty, Administrative and other Project Coordinators with the submission of grant proposals, progress/reports, presentations and manuscripts.
- Streamline administrative systems and coordinate project progress - 70% - Optimization of Center databases - 10%
- Regulatory compliance - 10% - Assist with grant/progress reports submissions, manuscript and presentations- 5% - Perform other related duties as assigned - 5%
Requires a bachelor's degree or it's equivalent in education, experience, and training, and three years of related experience.
Excellent communication and organizational skills, experience with Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and/or patient privacy-related procedures, experience in data management and clinical and/or basic research coordination experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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Internal Number: 502349
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