As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.The UW Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to improving the health of all children by educating physicians of the future, advancing research, advocating for children and providing the nation's best pediatric clinical care. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.The Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) is a multidisciplinary research center with a mission to reduce the impact of injury and violence on people's lives through research, education, training and public awareness. HIPRC works to translate injury prevention science into real-world, community-based, implementation strategies that improve outcomes for individuals and communities. The Department of Pediatrics and HIPRC currently have an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH COORDINATOR. The purpose of this position is to provide overall project coordination for a research project regarding concussion and young drivers.This position will independently manage the day to day research study, including internal and external communications, data management, recruiting and consenting subjects, track subject participation, and scheduling team meetings. This position will work directly with faculty investigators and scientific collaborators to achieve the project aims. This position provides high-level professional program and project support under the direct supervision of the project PI. The successful research coordinator requires strong collaboration and communication skills to coordinate subject recruitment and data collection, and to facilitate organization of the study team. Job duties include but are not limited to:Ensure project goals are met in accordance with project timelinesImplement processes to recruit and consent human subjectsDevelop and Implement tracking system for collecting and maintaining quantitative and qualitative data collection from multiple sourcesCreate and implement smooth and efficient processes for maintaining study protocolsPlan and coordinate regularly scheduled team meetings, and draft meeting agendas and reportsIdentify, track and ensure completion of action itemsServe as primary liaison with co-investigators and collaborators via video conferencing, telephone and emailDisseminate information and periodic project updates to co-investigators and collaborators on a regular basis;Prepare progress reports in accordance with grant sponsor requirementsPrepare human subjects application, modifications and status reportsCoordinate and present project updates at regular team meetingsMonitor project budget and expensesSupervise and train research assistant(s)Assist with manuscript preparationMeet weekly with project PI to review project progress and plan next stepsExhibit professional communication skills in all interactions and maintain effective communication with project team throughout projectOther duties as assignedMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree in public health, education, health sciences, or related fieldTwo years' experience in public health, medicine, research OR equivalent education/experienceStrong project management and organizational skillsDemonstrated ability to think independently while coordinating resources needed to meet deadlinesAble to communicate in articulate, clear and effective manner both verbally and in writingStrong relationship management skills are criticalMust be a problem-solver, self-motivated, and require minimal supervisionExcellent interpersonal skills; a cooperative team player, able to develop productive relationships with colleagues and collaboratorsProficient with the Microsoft office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPointEquivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONSMaster's degree in public health, education, health sciences or related fieldWork experience in a research environmentWork experience and/or academic training in researchExperience recruiting human subjects for researchExperience with REDCap data management toolCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTThe application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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