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Clinical Research Coordinator

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 08, 2018


The position oversees daily operations of clinical research studies related to chronic kidney disease in the Division of Nephrology. This position will develop and implement standards for research protocol management, policies, and procedures. This position will supervise study staff and ensure the highest quality of research in compliance with all institutional and grant facility requirements.

Job Duties:

• Conceptualize, initiate and execute research goals for research projects. Monitor study developments and define, create, and implement new research procedures based on study needs.

• Manage research studies, collaborating and partnering with all internal/external staff including sponsoring agencies, organizations &/or other research &/or educational institutions to ensure project objectives and timelines are attained.

• Monitor study performance, including recruitment and retention rates; analyze & review results.

• Maintain a detailed knowledge of all study protocols and serve as a primary liaison with external collaborators, and sponsors.

• Maintain responsibility for designing/editing materials, and developing study forms, measures, and protocols.

• Manage and ensure completion of study activities per protocol.

• Provide consultation to internal/external project staff on appropriate data management, methodological issues and analysis of data.

• Oversee quality assurance activities.

• Oversee IRB maintenance for all studies under supervision including development of new IRB protocols, maintenance of UIC IRB approvals, and coordination with other partner IRBs.

• Hire, train, and supervise coordinator staff, and students on techniques, methods and procedures.

• Assist with or complete sponsor-related reports on study progress.

• Assist in the design and implementation of new grants proposals and project.

• Work with Business Manager & oversee research study finances, including revenue and expenses.

• Lead research study meetings and present weekly updates on recruitment, retention and study progress.

• Attend and participate in study-related steering committee meeting (requires travel approximately four times per year).

• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

• A minimum of two years of experience managing a research study including supervisory experience.

• Experience working with Federal Regulations and IRB’s required. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Strong interpersonal skills. Requires excellent communication, organization, presentation and computer/pc skills.

• Knowledge of research protocols, principles and procedures; knowledge of aspects of clinical studies such as screening, interviewing; knowledge of experimental design, data management; oral and written communication skills; knowledge of ethics and regulatory procedures; ability to work as a member of a project team; knowledge of tasks required for research

For fullest consideration please apply online at: Upload a pdf copy or your resume and supply three references when completing your application by December 10, 2018.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent

offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.