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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position serves as a Clinical Research Coordinator II for the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) an international, natural history, observational research program with approximately twenty performance sites in six countries funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). This position will perform duties associated with the coordination and management of an international, multi-site research study by assisting with data collection/management, research administration, regulatory documents, and operational aspects of a large research center. He/she will meet with supervisor and other staff members as necessary to review progress. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to interact confidently and professionally with older adults, are essential. Position will include administrative and clerical tasks, and other duties as assigned.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with research coordination in the DIAN Observational Coordinating Center and with other institutions and investigators. Assist with research management (administration, tracking recruitment, manage data, etc.).
Assist with planning yearly, international face to face steering committee meeting, the executive committee meeting as well as smaller meetings throughout the year. Record decisions of research meetings/conference calls.
Assist in tracking and coordinating optional genetic testing of participants (invoicing, tracking).
Monitor and evaluate research data integrity for clinical research center which also includes tracking visit windows and visit completion for all active participants at all sites. Incumbent will also monitor completion rates as well as data entry timelines for completed visits.
Track and review site performance by reviewing international site quarterly payment invoices. Confirm visit and procedure completion for all in-person visits and reconcile with payment documents.
Assist coordinating center team in approving international study staff access to DIAN”s electronic data capture system as well as its imaging database. Will also maintain study Masterfile documents.
Assist in manuscript preparation. Perform library research. Monitor affiliated investigators for compliance with public access laws and process Center manuscripts for entry in PubMed Central.
Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 2 years of clinical research experience; a combination of relevant work and education equaling 6 years may substitute for this requirement.
Advanced computer skills in standard office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
Excellent organizational skills.
Master’s degree in psychology or related field.
Previous experience with research, especially with memory or dementia.
Advanced computer skills in statistical packages (such as SPSS) and citation management software.
Able to plan, sometimes months ahead of time.
Organized and able to see the bigger picture.
Ability to work well with others including Principal Investigators, research staff and international partners.
The hiring range for this position is $46,259 - $57,824 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C10.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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