The Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a Clinical Research Coordinator (Research Professional 2) position. The coordinator will work on two different studies examining the movement disorder Essential Tremor (ET). This is a full time position, and work will be split between the two studies.
The first study is with PI Matthew Johnson, PhD, who runs the Neuromodulation Research and Technology Laboratory (NRTL). The laboratory studies neuromodulation technologies to improve quality of life for people with neurological disorders. More information on the laboratory is available here: https://neuromod.umn.edu/
The second study is run by PI Jing Wang, PhD, whose research is aimed at developing cutting-edge techniques in the neuromodulation of movement disorders.
• Participate in the collection and management of data from behavioral experiments in human research participants with neurological disorders. (40%)
• Initiate new clinical trials, coordinate the enrollment of eligible patients, manage and coordinate research subject's participation, perform patient evaluations, extract and report quality patient data and samples, and respond to data queries. (30%)
• Responsible for interpretation of, application of, and compliance with Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and University and Clinical Partner policies as it relates to assigned research protocols (10%)
• Design and provide training concerning protocol and study procedures; primary responsibility for interpretation and implementation of the study protocol, procedures and definitions for the study team (10%)
• Act as information resource to University faculty and staff for protocol specific queries, including availability of trials, enrollment requirements, specimens needed, etc. (10%)
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Required Qualifications: -BA/BS with at least 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 6 years
Preferred Qualifications: - Medical and/or research experience in neurosciences, public health or biomedical research including regulatory (documentation and event reporting for IUCACCs or, preferably, IRBs) and/or conducting or assisting with experiments, making measurements (preferably in living organisms, preferably human), and managing data -Ability to follow strict research protocols with utmost ethical standards. -Data management and/or data analysis experience or aptitude. -Knowledge of informed consent process and adverse event reporting. -Experience interviewing and documenting study data appropriately
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