Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Research Coordinator for the Department of Infectious Diseases within the New Jersey Medical School.
The Research Coordinator (RC) is responsible for the coordination and implementation of clinical trials under the direction of the Clinical Research Site (CRS) CRS Leader at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) Clinical Research Center (CRC). The RC will develop, implement, and coordinate research and administrative procedures for the successful management of clinical trials while managing a participant panel. The RC will perform diverse study specific procedures and administrative duties for NIDA-related substance use disorder treatment trial in individuals with criminal justice involvement.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Plans and coordinates the initiation of research study protocol(s), and the establishment/adherence of operating policies and procedures related to research study protocols, research networks or research team.
Establishes accountability for protocol assignments and study participants; demonstrates adherence to Good Clinical Practice, source documentation guidelines and site specific SOPs.
Assesses and compiles eligibility documentation and participation status of prospective participants and arranges baseline and follow-up appointments with potential and enrolled participants.
Conducts study visits as per protocolin a patient centered, clear, open-minded, non-judgmental context.
Conducts study visit procedures such as vital signs, phlebotomy, EKGs, and other required study procedures once deemed competent, as applicable.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in relevant science, plus 3 years of experience in adult HIV and/or other infectious diseases. *At least 2 years experience in conduct of clinical trials.
Data and/or quality management experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to manage independent projects and meet deadlines.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Demonstrated computer skills with Microsoft Office applications.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to think creatively with excellent leadership skills.
Experience with NIH funded clinical trials.
Association of Clinical Research Profession (ACRP), SOCRA or other research certification.
Experience with REDCap, iMedidata, eData and/or iDataFax.
Prior experience with populations with substance use disorders and/or criminal justice involvement.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift or exert force up to ten (10) pounds.
Posting Number: 21ST0288
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 126371
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.