Working under the direction of Principal Investigator Dr. Linda Niccolai and Co-Investigators Drs. Carlos Oliveira and Eugene Shapiro, the Research Coordinator will have primary responsibility for overseeing and managing all research activities of this study. S/he will have considerable latitude for independent decision making in the day-to-day conduct of this study to ensure rigorous and ethical implementation. S/he will oversee all the project's full-time Research Assistant and student RAs. S/he will coordinate all members of the study team for regular meetings including PIs and RAs. S/he will develop and manage the data management system, and serve as the day-to-day liaison with medical practices for record reviews. The Project Coordinator will also coordinate and perform recruitment, data collection, and data analysis activities. Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
Essential Duties: 1. Oversee the day-to-day conduct of the study with considerable latitude for independent decision making to ensure scientifically rigorous and ethical conduct. 2. Provide substantive input into implementation considerations as the protocol develops. 3. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates research assistants. 4. Manages budget considerations by authorizing spending and ensuring fiscal responsibility, including study participant reimbursement. 5. Serve as primary liaison with multiple community-based medical practices for data collection. 6. Manages all aspects of IRB protocols and ensure all necessary compliances. 7. Collects data through structured interviews and medical record reviews. 8. Develop and maintains complex data management system that integrates multiple sources of data. 9. Interprets, synthesizes, and analyzes data using scientific or statistical techniques. 10. Writes and edits material for publication and presentation.
Posting Position Title: Research Associate 2, HSS
University Job Title: Research Coordinator HPV Vaccine Effectiveness
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated advanced knowledge of research methodology, protocols, and survey methods. Demonstrated outstanding ability to manage clinical studies including knowledge of regulatory processes and protocols, and balancing competing research demands.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to communicate with IRB, regulatory agencies, and review boards and assist in writing grant proposals and protocols, revisions and/or amendments, progress reports, and research documentation.
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent interpersonal communication, organization and planning skills as well as strong computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and proficiency with clinical data storage programs such as EPIC.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to work independently with sound judgment, work efficiently and maintain confidentiality, and manage a broad variety of duties and shifting priorities in a changing environment. Must be organized and meticulous with details. Ability to think creatively and solve problems efficiently.
Required Skill/ability 5:
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Prior experience managing clinical studies; working knowledge of Yale clinical research policies and procedures including but not limited to the regulations of the Yale Human Investigation Committee (HIC). Access experience and familiarity interfacing with Yale-based clinical data storage programs.
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Master's Degree in a related discipline and two years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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