Position: Temporary Research Study Coordinator
Hours: This is a full-time position (40 hours per week/ M-F)
Pay: $17.00 per hour
Approximate start date: ASAP
Approximate end date: TBD
Northwestern University is seeking a temporary Full-time Research Study Coordinator for the Chicago campus.
Temporary Job Description:
The temporary Research Study Coordinator position coordinates collection, analysis, processing and reporting of data and assists Principal Investigator (PI) in judging the validity of test data obtained in regard to biomedical and/or social-behavioral research study(ies) of limited complexity involving co-investigators, multiple campuses and/or universities. The Research Study Coordinator completes all activities by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and all relevant current local, state, and federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy and procedure developed by the NU Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH).
Participates in the conduct of research study including participant recruitment and retention.
Obtains informed consent
Collects, compiles, tabulates and processes responses.
Analyzes data from medical charts.
Collects, records, reviews and summarizes research data.
Collates relevant mathematical results and prepares tables, charts and graphs reflecting relationships of multiple tests.
Prepares reports for investigators and sponsors on recruitment status and other pertinent study data.
Writes portions of grant applications and co-author scientific papers.
Completes documents associated with current local, state, and federal regulatory guidelines, requirements, laws and research protocols.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 2 years' research study or other relevant experience required; OR
Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
Must complete NU's IRB CITI training before interacting with any participants and must re-certify every 3 years.
Knowledge of the scientific method
Experience with obtaining informed consent from study participants
Experience with data collection e.g., conducting surveys, semi-structured interviews, or focus groups
Experience with data entry
Experience with descriptive statistics
Strong proficiency with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Institutional Review Board submission experience
Ability to work in a professional manner as both a self-starter and a team member
Excellent writing and interpersonal skills
Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner
Anticipates contingencies and pays attention to detail
Takes initiative to solve research problems
Strong motivation to succeed as a member of our interdisciplinary research group
Have an MPH or Master's degree in social or health sciences
Have at least 1 year of research experience in social or health sciences Experience with recruiting and obtaining informed consent from research study participants
Experience collecting data from human subjects
Qualitative research and analysis experience
Experience with SPSS
Familiarity with chronic disease management
Training in qualitative research methods
Qualitative research and analysis experience
Experience with writing data reports
Qualitative data analysis software experience (e.g., The Ethnograph, Atlas TI)
Interest in chronic illness management, health care policy, and Veterans health
MS Office suite 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal development.
Date Posted: 7/12/2016
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.