Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health is seeking a Clinical/Translational Research Coordinator II to coordinate activities in support of research studies and clinical trials.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Implement research procedures in accordance with the protocol guidelines as provided by study Project Investigator.
Perform day-to-day activities associated with clinical trials and research studies, including data management, ensuring protocol compliance, planning and documentation of study activities, etc.
Coordinate communication between members of study teams in the U.S. and at partner sites in other countries, including coordinating conference calls and taking and disseminating meeting minutes.
Support study leadership team with maintaining regulatory and ethics approvals, including preparation and submission of documents and tracking human subjects training for all study team members.
Maintain complete project library including study documents, IRB correspondence, manuscripts, abstracts, and presentations.
Edit and update study tools based on feedback from study team and pilot results.
Provide data entry support as needed for international and domestic study teams.
Recruit, consent, and enroll patients for domestic projects as needed.
Summarize descriptive statistics for ongoing studies.
Conduct literature reviews and background research for abstracts and manuscripts, and update reference library.
Assist with writing of abstracts, manuscripts, grants, and reports to funding agencies including preparation of tables and figures.
Performs other tasks related to clinical trials or research studies as needed.
Performance expectations include but are not limited to the following:
Understand, support, and commit to team and VIGH goals.
Willingly exert extra effort when necessary to accomplish team and VIGH goals.
Support a climate of trust, openness, and honesty.
Communicate well with coworkers and supervisors.
Demonstrate ability to prioritize tasks and issues and can identify critical needs.
Provide feedback and suggestions for improvement of processes and procedures.
Minimum Requirements: This position requires a Bachelor's degree and two years of related work experience. Candidates with a Master of Public Health (MPH) or similar degrees are preferred.
Additional Information: This is a full-time position.
This is a term position. A Term position is a staff position that exists for a period longer than six months but is not expected to last beyond one year. Although a position may exist for a specified or indefinite period, staff who accept term positions are not guaranteed employment for the entire period; they are employed for indefinite periods within the limit of the appointment. There are no guarantees of continued employment, either within the term or when the term ends.
Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
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