Med-Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19009721)
The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is recruiting for a Clinical Research Coordinator for a research program involving brain-machine interface and neuroprosthetics research for people with motor and sensory impairments. This individual will be responsible for subject recruitment, screening, and enrollment and will assist with coordination of pre and post-surgical research procedures across clinical departments within UPMC, and scheduling of individual patient testing sessions for significant risk protocols.
The coordinator will help facilitate communication between study participants, patients, the investigators, and the UPMC facilities that will be included as part of this research program. Ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders is extremely important. This individual will track compliance with IRB and study sponsor regulations, and help facilitate the submission of new protocols to the IRB and Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The coordinator will also be responsible for maintaining testing supply inventory and other resources necessary for clinical testing in the lab. A bachelors degree in the sciences, health sciences, or an allied health profession and 2-3 years of prior human studies clinical research experience is preferred. Strong communication (both written and oral) and organizational skills, as well as familiarity with IRB and HIPAA regulations, will be important for success in this position. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team to conduct pioneering and innovative clinical research.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
2 or more yrs Prior experience coordinating human subjects research and IRB experience preferred.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.I
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19009721
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.