Salary is commensurate with experience and education
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The University of Washington International Clinical Research Center (ICRC) was established within the Department of Global Health in 2007. The Center currently has ten productive faculty members and approximately 25 highly competent staff who specialize in study operations, regulatory affairs, data management and analysis, and specimen repository operations. The overarching goals of the ICRC are to: 1) conduct clinical research on HIV and other infectious diseases of public health significance; 2) evaluate interventions to reduce the burden of disease; 3) conduct observational analyses and translational research on pathogenesis and new intervention targets; and 4) mentor graduate students and international collaborators in clinical research.
The International Clinical Research Center (ICRC) has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Coordinator. The Research Coordinator reports to the Center's Managing Director and will be responsible for the day to day coordination of multiple research projects.
Responsibilities Under direction from the principal investigators and the Center's Managing Director, the Research Coordinator will be responsible for the following activities, including, but not limited to:
Build collaborative relationships with implementation partners at different study sites
Track and report site progress throughout the study and problem solve study operations and implementation issues
Identify operational obstacles and find solutions for proper study implementation and conduct
Complete site visits and ensure study procedures are being implemented as stated in protocol, and identify and escalate issues, as needed
Contribute in varying levels to the writing of study status reports to funders, as requested
Perform other related duties as required to keep the studies moving forward and on track
Protocol development and implementation
Actively participate in protocol development for new studies
Develop study materials, either independently or with a team; including Case Report Forms, standard operating procedures (SOPs), Study Operations Manuals, etc.
Establish site activation plans and track site progress in fulfilling site activation requirements
Review and approve site study consent forms and SOPs
Create study training materials and conduct study training, as needed
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Master's degree in public health or related field with at least two -three years applicable experience required; relevant experience can substitute for education
Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Access, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Meticulous organizational skills and proven ability to multi-task and work independently and effectively in large, complex, multi-departmental, cross-functional teams
Demonstrated problem-solving ability and attention to detail while working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Excellent judgment and interpersonal skills with proven ability for effective cross-cultural communication
Demonstration of excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
International research experience
Experience with REDCap or other data management systems
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
Ability to work a flexible schedule to be available to others in varying time zones inclusive of early morning conference calls and/or later evening emails.
Ability to travel as needed to East and South Africa (typically 2-4 trips per year)
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