Posting Summary: The Department of Neurology at the University of Virginia is a vital and progressive research and treatment center for disorders affecting the nervous system. We offer advanced diagnosis and treatment for multiple neurological disorders and diseases and conduct numerous clinical trials, offering our patients the most current and promising treatments available.
The UVa Department of Neurology seeks highly motivated candidates for the position of a Clinical Research Coordinator, Senior. This position will serve to plan, organize, lead and perform comprehensive advanced level clinical trial duties for multiple complex clinical trial. It will include leadership of a large, multi-center clinical trial related to neurological emergencies. This incumbent will be responsible for facilitating operations amongst various sites across the country. Responsibilities will training of investigators, nurses, and other site personnel as well as monitoring of site performances and all aspects of regulatory compliance. Incumbent will manage support teams and receive little supervision. He or she will actively participate in decisions regarding clinical research process and decisions will be wide in scope affecting both internal and external partners.
The successful candidate is required to have a Bachelor's degree or higher and a minimum of six years of clinical research experience. Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is required. Master's degree in a related field or significant related work experience may substitute for the certification requirement with certification required within one year of certification-eligibility.
Prior experience with managing multi-center clinical trials in neurological disease is preferred.
Qualified candidates must possess the ability to lead and supervise others, work collaboratively as a team member or independently as appropriate; working knowledge of federal, state, local and institutional regulations that govern clinical trials; ability to communicate successfully both written and verbal to a diverse population; excellent communication skills; working knowledge of HIPAA regulations; considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology; proficient knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of human subject research ethics and working knowledge of data management tools with proficiency in use of spreadsheets and databases and ability to provide technical support for study programming.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelors degree
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's Degree preferred. With a related Master's Degree, candidates must have four years of related clinical research experience.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of six years of clinical research experience
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Prior experience with clinical trials in neurological disease is preferred. Prior experience with managing multicenter clinical trials is preferred.
Required License or Certification: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to work collaboratively as a team member or independently as appropriate. 2. Ability to travel nationwide. 3. Working knowledge of federal, state, local, and institutional regulations that govern clinical trials. 4. Ability to communicate successfully, both verbally and in writing, to a diverse population. 5. Strong organizational skills, timeliness, and attention to detail are a must. 6. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously. 7. Excellent communication skills with patients, physicians, and co-workers. 8. Working knowledge of HIPAA regulations. 9. Considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology; proficient knowledge of medical terminology. 10. Knowledge of human subject research ethics. 11. Ability to assess and work with patients. 12. Working knowledge of data management tools with proficiency in use of spreadsheets and databases. 13. Ability to provide technical support for study programming and laptops.
Required Computer Applications: Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.