The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has an outstanding opportunity for a Temporary, Half-Time Research Coordinator position. The position will support clinical and research projects related to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in King County, including a safety net clinic for LGBTQI persons and a study aimed at supporting cisgender men and transgender persons who have sex with men and use methamphetamine take PrEP.PrEP Study Among People Who Use Methamphetamine*Direct day-to-day research-related activities.*Manage study staff, including onboarding and training new staff members.*Draft research protocols, operations procedures, and data collection materials.*Draft, finalize and submit IRB applications, study consent forms, study modification requests and status reports.*Communicate with the HSD Committee Coordinators about questions and problems, as needed.*Program study surveys and monitor data collection and management.*Develop study materials, including recruitment and educational materials.*Coordinate and purchase research-related supplies.*Monitor and manage research expenditures.*Perform qualitative research activities, including facilitating focus groups and interviewing participants.*Perform data analyses using Excel and STATA or other biostatistical software. *Develop manuscripts and presentations.*Manage study team equipment: keys, computer equipment and liaise with IT support.*Maintain confidentiality of study records.*Manage communications with internal research team and outside collaborators.*Obtain and document informed consent for study participation.*Maintain professionalism and the highest standards of research ethics during all communications with participants.*Transport specimens as needed.*Audit research activities to ensure compliance with local research ethics standards.*Apply scientific knowledge to generate new research ideas and strategies. PrEP Clinic*Provide administrative support to a PrEP clinic team located at Gay City.*Develop data collection procedures and provide technical support as appropriate.*Develop operations procedures.*Coordinate and purchase clinic supplies.Requirements:*Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Biology, Psychology or related field.*Minimum 2 years' experience in:*Project management and/or human subjects research experience.*Experience collaborating with and contributing to a research team.*Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple tasks, and conduct follow-up.*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and spoken).*Flexibility with shifting priorities and competing demands in a fast-paced and challenging work environment. *Skills in communicating openly on sexual and substance use topics, including HIV/AIDS, addition, and mental health concerns, without prejudice.Desired*Masters of Public Health*Experience conducting clinical studies with research participants*Experience with qualitative research, particularly focus groups and interviews*Experience working within the Seattle LGBTQ community.*Experience working or networking with substance users, particularly methamphetamine users*Experience with REDCap and Microsoft Access.*Spanish language fluency.Application Process:The 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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