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The University of Washington Department of Child, Family, and Population Health has an opportunity for a full-time Research Coordinator supporting a new study dedicated to evaluation of Washington State’s Hepatitis Free Washington Program.
The Department of Family and Child Nursing has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Coordinator. The research coordinator will support development and implementation of research activities under the direction of project faculty and in collaboration with government and program partners. In this role, the Research Coordinator is expected to coordinate study activities, assist in development of study tools and research protocols, oversee human subjects applications and renewals, coordinate with fiscal and purchasing staff, establish data management strategies, coordinate staff training and data collection, and contribute to dissemination of findings.
This Seattle-based position will be responsible for developing and coordinating study activities under the direction of multiple faculty and investigators located in Washington State. The research coordinator will implement mixed methods protocols and materials to be used in the field, must be able to communicate with internal and external partners, and manage their time effectively.
This position advances the University vision of discovery through research, service, and capacity-building. This position will enhance partnerships with the Washington State Health Care Authority and Department of Health, as well as with other stakeholders in Hepatitis C programming and population health. The studies this position supports enhance the UW values of diversity and collaboration.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Build collaborative relationships with implementation partners •Prepare and track human subjects applications, modifications, and renewals •Track and report site progress throughout the study •Problem solve study operations and implementation issues •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 as part of a team; including recruitment and consent tools, case report forms, standard operating procedures, study operations manuals, etc. •Create study training materials and conduct study training as needed •Contribute to data management strategies and support development of data management tools •Perform data quality audits and provide weekly data reports •Coordinate and conduct data collection activities, including interviews, surveys, and routine records
Analysis and dissemination of findings
•Analyze quantitative and/or qualitative findings, depending on expertise •Contribute to manuscripts and report writing
Administration and operations
•Develop and track project budgets and subcontracts in collaboration with grants management personnel •Facilitate purchasing and procurement •Facilitate data sharing agreements •Coordinate travel and study meetings as needed
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Support organization and onboarding of students as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or related field Two to three years work experience in the following area(s): •Experience in support and coordination of public health research and evaluation •Skills, knowledge, and experience working in diverse settings •Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent time management •Willingness to travel within Washington State •Excellent computer skills •Excellent judgment and interpersonal skills with proven ability for effective cross-cultural communication
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
•Masters degree preferred •Familiarity with UW administrative systems •Experience with statistical or qualitative analysis software •Knowledge of hepatitis treatment and epidemiology
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