USC's Viterbi School of Engineering, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,Â is seeking aÂ Research CoordinatorÂ to join its team. This Research CoordinatorÂ will be part of theÂ Dynamic Imaging Science Center (DISC,Â disc.usc.edu)Â and will be responsible for coordinating assigned projects. The position entails assistance with the overall conduct ofÂ human subjects research using investigational devices, primarily 0.55 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging.
The successful candidate will have experience working in a human subjects and/or clinical trials researchÂ environment,Â have research certification,Â have excellent organizational skills, work well as aÂ member of a research team, be able to work independently, and have the ability toÂ interact well with study participants.Â Spanish language fluency is beneficial, but not required. Â Candidate will work with the PI, faculty collaborators, department, sponsors,Â and institution to provide assistance on compliance, financial, administrative, and clinicalÂ aspects of all studies.Â Candidate will serve as a lead assisting with planning ofÂ project operations based on proposed research activities and timelines.Â Â Duties includeÂ butÂ are not limited to providing general administrative support for research projects,Â screening and coordinating subject recruitment and experiment scheduling, assisting with training andÂ demonstrating techniques or procedures to students and staff,Â preparation and submission ofÂ regulatory documents, budgeting, completion of dataÂ collection forms, adverse event reporting, study closure, and all tasks related to theÂ operational conduct of human subjects research.
Preferred Education:Â Bachelorâs degreeÂ Preferred Experience:Â 3Â years in clinical research or administration
Posting Salary Range: DOE Percentage of Time:Â 100%
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Combined experience/education as substitute forÂ minimum education
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Combined education/experience as substitute forÂ minimum experience
Minimum Expertise:Â Related experience with specialized research and/or programs (e.g., counseling, teaching, project management). Ability to analyze and evaluate data, and present findings. Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills, able to problem solve and lead conflict resolutions. Ability to interpret and apply policies/analyses/trends. Working knowledge of MS Office applications.Â Ability to multi-task and prioritize.Â Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
A complete application should include a cover letter and resume/CV uploaded to the completed online application.Â Failure to complete all the steps of our application process will negatively impact consideration of your candidacy.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.