About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: Responsible for leading the coordination of research activities on a 4-year NIH clinical trial to promote COVID-19 vaccination, led by the Relational Agents Group in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University.
Responsibilities: Responsible for identifying, training and overseeing site liaisons at 12 ethnically diverse churches in the greater Boston area that are the primary recruitment sites for the trial. Reports to the principal investigators and works in collaboration with the investigators and the leadership of the Black Ministerial Alliance and its member churches.
Responsible for primary oversight of research activities and assists the project investigators with project management, coordination, and regulatory compliance across internal and external sites while adhering to all regulations regarding studies that involve human subjects' research and clinical trials. Lead subject recruitment and subject database development and management. Provide logistical and administrative support to include data collection, tracking and reconciling of study visits and budgets, advanced knowledge of study protocols and guidelines, and implements procedures as specified. Develops and oversees the implementation of best practice guidelines for conducting the clinical trial. Performs recruitment and data collection as needed.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in health-related or scientific field and 1 to 2 years of human subjects research-related work experience. Leadership and project management skills. Ability to independently manage workflow and priorities across multiple tasks, people, and responsibilities. Excellent organizational and time-management skills, ability to work as a team member, strong verbal and written communication abilities, and strong attention to detail. Prefer candidates with database and Qualtrics experience, and candidates who have experience working within church organizations.
Preferred Qualifications: Supervisory experience preferred but not required.
Salary Grade: 9
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.