Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P012711
Salary Range: $53,772 - $60,000
THIS IS A TIME-LIMITEDPOSITION, WITH AN ESTIMATEDDURATION OF 3 YEARS.
This recruitment is for three (3) Project Coordinators: 20038270, 20038271, and 20038272. By applying, you will be considered for all three vacancies.
The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), in partnership with the Center for Health Equity Research at UNC-Chapel Hill and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, has received an $80 million award to serve as the Coordinating and Data Collection Center (CDCC) for a program that will overcome barriers and increase uptake of testing among underserved and vulnerable populations across the U.S. The program is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is one arm of a wider effort called Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx). The arm to be coordinated by this project is called Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP). The RADx-UP program will support research that aims to better understand COVID-19 testing patterns among underserved and vulnerable populations; strengthen the data on disparities in infection rates, disease progression, and outcomes; and develop strategies to reduce the disparities in COVID-19 testing.
The Project Coordinator will report to a Program Leader and will help lead, coordinate, and implement research and administrative strategies essential to the successful management of assigned tasks within program domain(s). The Project Coordinator will lead an Assistant Project Coordinator that will provide coordination across the CDCC for community engaged research project activities and ensure seamless integration of teams for rapid, focused, and informed decision-making.
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.
Must have project or program management knowledge, and general knowledge about research regulation and best practice. Must have demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems independently. The position requires significant attention to detail and strong ability to balance multiple priorities. Must be able to work and communicate with diverse populations effectively and professionally. The Project Coordinator must also possess leadership skills and have ability to inspire motivation and a positive work culture. Must be with proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
Three (3) years of experience in project or program management, with increasing scope and independence. A minimum of two (2) years closely related research experience or a minimum of one (1) year directly related experience in community based research
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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