The primary purpose of the WHS Lead Research Project Coordinator is to independently provide clinical research administration and to function as the study manager (via management of other treatment sites across the country) for a 5 year, 15 site multi-state, 3.7 million dollar NIH project with 900-1000 study participants. The study includes 3600-4000 occurrences of data retrieval over a 12 month period of time. Duties include the development/modification of procedures, research subject/data/regulatory oversight, and budget management, The position will oversee the current network of subcontracted sites and lead the identification, selection, and negotiation of up to 5 additional sites. The position will ensure that the contracted locations have the skill level and availability necessary to properly conduct the research. The position will also ensure that all staff members are adhering to the appropriate SOP's and achieving excellence in patient/research participant care. The position is responsible for real time and continuous evaluation of data trends, follow-up with providers and for modifying protocols to ensure that research goals are met. Due to the nature of the research (sexual assault in women) and the geographical spread of the study sites across time zones, typical encounters are after business hours and on the weekends, therefore it is typical that the position will independently provide support, respond when a potential research subject has been identified, and make decisions accordingly. These responsibilities relate to the mission of the TRYUMPH Research program by maintaining quality research and by addressing patient safety, regulatory compliance which impacts research quality and safeguards institutional integrity.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Necessary qualifications include previous experience as a clinical research assistant or coordinator, an outstanding professional track record, a passion and dedication to research, the ability to work highly independently, outstanding organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, and an interest in a career in clinical research. The chosen candidate must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Previous experience working with sexual assault survivors is a plus.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 137154
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