The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Medicine, Vascular Medicine Institute of is seeking a Research Project Coordinator.
The Benign Hematology Research Management Team for the Hematology Section at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine is conducting multiple studies in the field of benign hematology with a specialization and focus on sickle cell disease. This team is seeking to fill a research project coordinator position to assist with pilot, large-scale, multi-site and federally funded research studies. The position will entail data entry and management and familiarity with statistical methods and statistical software packages (e.g. SAS, SPSS) to analyze data and generate useful reports. A knowledge of multivariable regression models is required.
Responsibilities required to coordinate the studies will include, but will not be limited to, learning and enacting studies and research protocols, interacting with patients, entering data, and ensuring data integrity, and reporting on data. Other responsibilities may be assumed contingent upon the needs of studies, dictated by direct supervisor, or funding of studies. The incumbent will need to maintain a professional demeanor in all interactions with patients, their families, and various professionals including but not limited to the office of grants and contracts, co-investigators, consultants, funding source project managers, the University of Pittsburgh IRB, and fellow research and clinical program staff.
Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Working knowledge in research methodology, statistical software, data management application and data mining experience strongly preferred. Experience with computers and common software packages. Experience with human study coordination, subject consenting, IRB procedures, and clinical database management and coordinating multiple studies at one time is desirable. Strong organizational skills, outstanding verbal and written communications skills, and strong sense of responsibility and being able to present comprehensive data summaries required. CPR, CITI training (training will be provided if needed)
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 but may vary if time sensative issues arise
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 19004435
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.