Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Clinical Research Coordinator position will be working on all human studies in the Panda lab, with a focus on two major projects. The first is “Influence of time-restricted eating (TRE) on circadian regulation of glucose homeostasis and mitochondrial function in patients with Metabolic Syndrome.” The second is “Optimizing circadian rhythms by regulating eating patterns to reduce cardiometabolic disease risk among firefighters.” We are investigating the effect of time-restricted eating in improving health.
(80%) Clinical Study Data Collection
Monitoring patient participation
Follow-up with study patients Preparing for study visits
Data collection and entry
Data and study sample management
Data analysis (sleep scoring, nutritional analysis, etc)
(20%) Other Support Tasks
Ordering supplies & running study related errands
Other Administrative tasks for study data organization
May require travel; reliable mode of transportation (required)
Demonstrated experience with general lab maintenance (including administrative tasks) data collection, entry, and analysis experience
Minimum 2 years of experience as a clinical research assistant or equivalent related experience.
Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or related field.
Completed courses on biological rhythms.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in researching information and analyzing data to arrive at valid conclusions.
Demonstrated ability to record data accurately and enter into appropriate medium.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with both PC and MAC operating systems, standard business office equipment and commonly used software and tools, such as Microsoft Office, electronic mail, and the internet.
Proficiency with common office software applications as well as software applications used for research, recording, and analysis.
Highly organized, effective at multitasking, adept at juggling changing priorities
Proven ability to work both independently and also as part of a collaborative team.
Ability to motivate others and have good salesmanship qualities.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups. Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with personnel at all levels.
Demonstrated knowledge of budget creation and management.
Coding experience (Python, R, etc)
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment, but will not work with animals directly.
Must be willing to work an adjusted schedule as needed to support research needs.
Successful completion of the Institute’s background investigation.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, hearing, seeing, sitting, talking, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing and working inside.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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