| Advertised Summary Job Description: The Chief Research Coordinator for the Transplant Clinical Research Center (TCRC)/ Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation (CLDT) Research within the Department of Surgery will report to the Director for Transplant Clinical Research within the Transplant Initiative and the study Principal Investigator(s). The individual will provide direct supervision to the research personnel within the TCRC.|
Will be responsible for serving as a liason between clinical/administrative staff and research personnel, development of internal policies and procedures as needed. Will assist the Director in the coordination of hiring, training, performance evaluations and terminations of research personnel within the TCRC. Will attend research meetings with research coordinators to gauge overall clinical trial progress and study related issues, with meeting synopses to be reported directly to the Director. Will also be responsible for the development of on-call schedule and coordination of staff schedules, vacations, routine & emergency leaves, protocol evaluation and feasibility including budget evaluation. Will be responsible for clinical trial preparation involving the planning, assembling and instruction of the trial team, development and evaluation of patient information and informed consent forms and patient recruitment. Regulatory and ethical submissions and procedures and communicating with relevant authorities, recruitment and coordination of the trial subjects covering informed consent, screening and inclusion of the subjects adhering to safety and compliance issues. Will coordinate and manage clinical trial, communicate with sponsor and authorities, visit coordination, sampling, time management and drug accountability. Data collection and management, collection of source documents, using and developing CRFs, documentation and management of AEs, filing and archiving, managing monitoring visits, dealing with queries, close-out of the clinical trial, contributing to research article, audit preparation, trial closure, communication with authorities and other disciplines involved, assisting in the final study report and completing financial obligations.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Ability to take initiative and work independently.
Willingness to work evenings and weekend hours.
Good interpersonal skills.
Successful completion of GCP course.
Preferred Qualifications: Management experience and clinical training or experience preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.