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The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition includes approximately 44 faculty members with a variety of research interests in the areas of lipids and lipoproteins, diabetes mellitus, nutrition and its related disorders, and reproductive endocrinology.
The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition Administration has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Coordinator.
The purpose of this position is to promote the research objectives of the Diabetes Care Center in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition. This position works with Division faculty to facilitate development of pharmaceutical-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials. This position will provide professional level lead support for studies involving human subjects with diabetes and related conditions. This position is responsible for participating in developing research designs, data collection methods and strategies for data management. This position will manage multiple data collection efforts which will include other collaborating agencies and institutions. The position will write and edit reports, develop and monitor reports and work with funding agencies, and train/direct/oversee the work of assigned staff in related areas as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the general direction and supervision of the Principal Investigators, provide general research support and assistance for the Diabetes Care Center research program. This position must be able to work independently on multiple research projects, prioritizing work with simultaneous and competing timelines. This position requires daily interaction with Research Coordinators, industry sponsors, and any other groups integral to the successful completion of the research projects.
Study management/management of multiple data collection efforts, consistent development of best practices and stay on track with research milestones
Coordinates multiple data collection efforts for one or more research projects which may include other collaborating agencies or institutions
Coordinate/oversee transmission of samples and data between collaborators/institutions
Develop and assist with annual reports, center reports, grant submission components, JIT materials for principal investigators, industry sponsors and institutional review board to ensure that each project is moving toward timely completion.
Liaison between the project team and funding agencies or significant parties. Liaison for complex regulatory or compliance matters
Ensure that projects are executed successfully and completed within time frames to meet research objectives.
Implement investigative research protocols and monitor adherence to protocol; troubleshoot and resolve problems such as deviation from protocol requirements
Managing work flows, ensuring high quality standards are adhered to, training/supervision as needed
Presenting research results, study objectives or goals in publishable form, and/or presenting to various stakeholder groups
Team coordination with KRI managers and other study site personnel for multi-site studies, coordinate calls/meetings related to studies
Develop research designs, data collection methods and strategies for data management.
Design/write case report forms promote consistent data capture and successful statistical analysis; develop research protocols and procedures; develop data dictionaries, merge data sets
Assist in development of procedures for the design of measurement instruments and scoring systems
Authoring technically detailed scientific documentation and study materials appropriate for a general audience and clinical/technical audience.
Preparation/refinement/updates to study protocols, MOPs, study materials (patient report forms), handouts, communication materials
Generate figures and tables for papers, presentations and grants submissions
Abstract technical or medical data from medical records. Enter data from research data collection instruments into computer database; assist with data management functions; assist in data analysis
Assist in the preparation of human subject applications, consent forms, and modifications in compliance with Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements;
Maintain adherence to research protocols and verify accuracy of research study data
Regulatory and compliance support
Ensure compliance with IRB requirements
Adverse events collection/reporting for reporting to IRB, FDA, other fed agencies, sponsors, clinical trials.gov
Maintain copies of regulatory documents (IRB and VA R&D) and personnel training verifications and other certifications. Ensure compliance with regulations.
Audit preparation and facilitation (internal or sponsor initiated)
Professional level management of multi-funded and multi-site clinical research studies involving patients with diabetes. The position will have a vital role in developing research designs, data collection methods and strategies for data management. Additionally, this position will coordinate multiple data collection efforts which will include other collaborating agencies and institutions nationally and internationally. This position will be responsible for write and edit reports, develop graphics, develop/monitor reports and work with funding agencies, and train assigned staff in related areas as needed.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelor's Degree in public health, biological sciences, social sciences, social work, or related field plus a minimum of 4-5 years-experience in clinical research project coordination,
Knowledge of FDA and NIH requirements relating to research involving human subjects, experience in clinical trial development, implementation and analysis, excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience with Microsoft Office, experience with case report forms (ideally paper and electronic).
Applicants selected for this position who have not already completed the training for clinical research involving human subjects will be required to complete it within 30 days of hire.
Applicants should be highly motivated and energetic and while remaining personable, professional and organized under potentially stressful situations. Applicant should have the ability to be flexible and adapt to change (e.g. new projects, shifting priorities, emergent deadlines) readily.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
MPH, MS Epi, or related graduate degree
Two to three years of relevant experience
Strong interpersonal skills and flexibility to work with personnel at various levels in a cross-institutional research environment
Demonstrated ability to lead the implementation of complex research protocols and maintain high standards of accuracy, timeliness and professionalism
Demonstrated ability in ensuring security and confidentiality of study materials.
High level of competency, good judgment, discretion in carrying out tasks, troubleshooting problems and following through on projects to meet deadlines and study benchmarks
Proven experience demonstrating a high degree of organizational skills with a high degree of attention to details
Proven reliability and flexibility to work independently and function as a lead in directing the work of a diverse team
Prior experience in a laboratory or clinical research environment to facilitate interactions between laboratory staff, research coordinators and research staff.
Thorough knowledge of HIPAA, IRB and related institutional requirements for the conduct of research. Experience working with the UW, VA and HMC setting.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to commute between various sites
Basic biostatistical and epidemiological principles/methods, STATA or similar statistical software
Certified Research Coordinator (CCRC), Association of Clinical Research Professionals
Research Electronic Data Capture (Redcap) and Bio-repository database experience preferred
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
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