Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P011513
Salary Range: $65,544 - $87371
The primary purpose of the Lead Research Coordinator is to independently provide clinical research administration and to function as one of several lead study coordinators (via management of other treatment sites across the country) for a recently funded 40 million dollar project that spans over 5 years, 30 sites, 8 states, and 5,000 study participants. The study includes 31 occurrences of data retrieval that are collected over a 12 month period of time. Duties include the development/modification of procedures, research subject/data/regulatory oversight, and budget management. The position will ensure that the contracted locations have the skill level and availability necessary to properly conduct the research. The position will also ensure that all staff members are adhering to the appropriate SOP's and achieving excellence in patient/research participant care. The position is responsible for real time and continuous evaluation of data trends, follow-up with providers and for modifying protocols to ensure that research goals are met. These responsibilities relate to the mission of the Institute for Trauma Recovery by maintaining quality research and by addressing patient safety, regulatory compliance which impact on research quality and safeguard institutional integrity. Each Lead Coordinator will supervise a team of research coordinators and assistants working on a specific area of the study ie. Call Team, Followup Team, Analytics Team, Data Management Team, ED Enrollment Team, Regulatory & Biologics Teams.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Necessary qualifications include previous experience as a clinical research assistant or coordinator, an outstanding professional track record, a passion and dedication to research, the ability to work highly independently, outstanding organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, and an interest in a career in clinical research. The chosen candidate must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Previous experience working with a data coordinating center on a large network project is a plus. Recent postdocs with a PhD in a related field is also a plus (neurocognitive pychology, pain research, experience with fMRIs, etc.)
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