This position will coordinate and support multiple ongoing research studies in human volunteer participants. The Clinical Research Coordinator will recruit, screen, enroll, and schedule human volunteer participants for research studies; assist with data acquisition and data management; and ensure protocol compliance. Additional duties will include ordering and maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies, monitoring, preparing, and maintaining regulatory compliance (e.g., IRB, FDA, NIH, etc.), and preforming general laboratory upkeep and maintenance. The Clinical Research Coordinator will regularly interact with faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate and undergraduate students across multiple departments within the University, as well as external vendors and other academic and industry collaborators.
The research coordinator will oversee and manage the recruitment of research participants, schedule research study visits according to the protocol, execute the informed consent process and monitor participant compliance to study restrictions and procedures. Assist with data acquisition, data entry, and data management. The research coordinator will facilitate compliance with all bodies providing regulatory oversight, including the IRB, FDA, NIH, and EHS, will document and assist with mandatory reporting (e.g., initial submission, adverse event reporting, continuing review). The research coordinator will train other laboratory personnel in health and safety procedures, and will maintain up-to-date laboratory trainings and chemical/drug management plans. General laboratory management including equipment maintenance, ordering of supplies, and maintaining inventory. Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and two (2) years of program coordination or project management or the equivalent experience.
Bachelor's degree in biomedical-related field, with related laboratory experience. Comfortable working with vulnerable research populations, including individuals with mental health disorders; exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to interact and communicate effectively with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds; intermediate computer skills including competency in spreadsheet and database software; ability to develop standard operating practices; willingness to demonstrate initiative and assume responsibility to perform work-related tasks. Experience with human subjects research, preferably in applied physiology, exercise science, or related field; scientific personnel management skills.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 9831
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