1) The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is a specialized researcher working with the study Principal Investigator (PI).
2) While the Principal Investigator is primarily responsible for the overall design, conduct, and management of the study, the CRC supports, facilitates and coordinates the daily research activities and plays a critical role in the conduct of the study.
3) The candidate will assist with day to day operations of NIH and public health funded projects related to the epidemiology and prevention of HIV.
4) Will be involved in project implementation, study design, study coordination/management, exploring additional funding opportunities, enrolling appropriate participants, directing participant evaluation and management according to protocol, collecting data, and presenting results.
5) The candidate will work with a diverse group of researchers at the University of Chicago within the Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health and the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE).
6) Coordinate daily management and administration of the research study, including team communications, supervision and training of support personnel, financial management, milestone tracking, and coordination with subcontract project sites.
7) Assist with development of study materials including surveys and interview guides.
8) Manage all aspects of research study including: recruitment, screening, enrollment, and conducting participant interviews with guidance from PI and other clinical research staff.
9) Manage interview transcripts, collect data and input into qualitative data management software.
10) Plan and coordinate meetings and other communications across project sites.
11) Conduct literature reviews, assist in manuscript preparation and submission.
12) Ensure goals of study are met within the established timeframe and hold all team members accountable for meeting these goals.
13) Assist in preparation of grant proposals.
14) The candidate may present research findings at meetings and conferences, as well as to funding agencies.
15) Protect participants and data confidentiality by ensuring security of research data and in compliance with federal regulations and institutional protocols.
16) The candidate will engage in qualitative data management and analysis.
17) The candidate, depending on skill set, may also engage in quantitative data management.
18) Maintain accurate and complete records which may include, but are not limited to, informed consent, relevant IRB approvals, and study related communication.
19) Understand the IRB submission and review process and when and how to apply for IRB review, including facilitation of study initiation through meticulous and timely preparation of IRB submissions.
20) Understand the federal research regulations and identify the federal research organizationsâ™ role in regulating human research participation.
21) May prepare and maintain IRB protocol submissions and revisions.
1) Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
2) Strong organizational skills.
3) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
4) Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
5) Excellent interpersonal skills.
6) Strong data management skills and attention to detail.
7) Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
8) Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
9) Analytical and problem-solving skills.
10) Ability and motivation to learn new research skills and techniques.
11) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
12) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
13) Ability to maintain confidentiality.
14) Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm.
1)One year of research experience or relevant experience
2)Knowledge of medical terminology/environment
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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