University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Senior Research Project Coordinator to join Department of Vascular Surgery. Under supervision, the position will be responsible for oversight and coordination of multiple research protocols within the division of Vascular Surgery. Will serve as the direct point of contact for sponsors, research staff, study participants, and clinical support personnel. Will conduct and adhere to applicable regulations, good clinical practices, and ensure study protocols compliance.
**This is a FULL-TIME, CONTRACTUAL position**
BENEFITS: UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
Independently manages operations of two or more research studies or clinical trial protocols. Serves as the primary liaison to other departments, outside organizations, government agencies, and product representatives to promote effective and efficient operation and use of resources. Provide guidance and direction to personnel engaged in research studies or clinical trials to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives.
Develops and tracks work flow policies and progress through the duration of the research study or clinical trial. Assists Principal Investigators and regulatory staff in the preparation of new protocol submissions, protocol amendments, and renewals of ongoing research studies or clinical trials.
Oversees subject enrollment to ensure that informed consent is properly secured and documented. Assess eligibility of potential subjects through methods such as screening interviews, reviews of medical records, and discussions with research personnel.
Monitors activities to ensure compliance with protocols and all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional policies. Continuously educates and trains personnel on compliance and protocol. Identifies protocol problems, informs investigators, and assists in problem resolution efforts.
Manages complex study or trial data. Develops methods for collection, database storage, tracking, analysis, and interpretation of data.
Develops and prepares study or research related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, case report forms, and institutional review board documents. Responsible for developing and producing custom and routine reports.
Reviews proposed study protocols to evaluate factors such as sample collection process, data management plans, and potential subject risks. Conducts quality assurance audits on data and regulatory documentation.
Obtains tissue and blood samples as necessary and collects information through interviews, questionnaires, test results, and charts.
Assists in budget development, expenditure adherence, grant applications, and maintenance of inventory on equipment and supplies.
Provides training and guidance to less experienced personnel.
Attends research study or clinical trial related meetings, conferences and teleconferences, as well as participating in any additional planning and development related activities.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Sociology, Psychology, Nursing or field study related to the research of the clinic.
Experience: Two (2) years of research coordination experience with at least one (1) year in research specialization.
Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3314D
Employee Class Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Surgery
Job Posting: Jan 21, 2020
Unposting Date: Jan 28, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 142281
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.