Salary is commensurate with education and experience
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The UW Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to improving the health of all children by educating physicians of the future, advancing research, advocating for children and providing the nation's best pediatric clinical care. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The Division of Adolescent Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (50%) RESEARCH COORDINATOR.
The Division of Adolescent Medicine is part of an exciting multi-year multi-site comprehensive study of sport related concussion (SRC) in NCAA athletes. This ambitious one of kind 30 million dollar project is a collaboration of 11 universities, The Airforce, Army, Coast Guard and Navy. The NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance study will allow scientist to better understand the true natural history of concussion in athletes, and investigate the correlation between multi-dimensional predictor and outcome variables associated with SRC from a fully neurobiopsychosocial perspective. The full time research coordinator will directly contribute to the research at the UW site of this groundbreaking study.
The goal of this study is to collect baseline and post-concussion data on all 700 NCAA varsity athletes. This study will require significant knowledge and skills to develop protocols and standardization of large research studies. In addition, the RC must be able to interface with many varying levels of staff in the Athletic Training Department. The RC will be the primary contact with all staff in the athletic department, including the athletes, athletic trainers, and coaches.
Assist with the development and testing of standardized protocols that will ensure data are efficiently and completely collected.
Assist with development of procedures to ensure all NCAA Varsity athletes are approached and invited to participate in the study, and informed consent is obtained.
Coordinate acquisition of data from athletes and administer any additional questionnaires or testing required.
Manage data flow, including database development if necessary.
Act as a liaison between the site-PI and the UW Athletic Department
Ensure that projects are executed successfully and completed within time frames to meet project objectives.
Write and edit technical and progress reports for submission to funders.
Meet with principal investigator on a regular basis and draft interim reports for funders to ensure that project is moving toward timely completion
Consult with site-PI on appropriate management of problems and complications.
Monitor budget expenditures to ensure costs are allocated appropriately and within budget allowance and develop a plan with PI for addressing any significant issues.
Bachelor's Degree in social sciences, biological sciences, medical or related field. Two or more years of demonstrated relevant experience with social science and/or medical research projects. Experience and/or interest in Sports Medicine, Kinesiology or Athletic Training. Strong organizational skills; effective verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills. Proficient with Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PubMed and Internet. Ability to work independently with limited supervision, represent the University in a variety of settings and travel occasionally. Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple deadlines Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
Familiarity with data management software. Experience coordinating large research grants and/or experience with IRB.
Conditions of employment:
This employee will work partly in the Intercollegiate Athletic Association and partly in the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center and will be provided a desk and computer in both locations.
This position is required to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of, and maintain confidentiality of patient privacy rights, employee information, Department of Pediatrics strategic plans and initiatives, financial information or other sensitive materials and information in printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize employee rights, the organization's operations or privacy of patients. This position will access and use the minimum necessary information to perform job responsibilities and duties and only for authorized purposes.
This position will work with clinical research involving human subjects within UW Medicine and therefore clinical Research Study Coordinator (RSC) training is required. The training requirement for this position includes UW Medicine-specific as well as general training. The training will need to be completed within 90 days of hire.
Appointment of the successful candidate to this position may be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of a criminal conviction history check .
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