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University of Rochester Human Subject Res Coord II - 226889 in Rochester, New York

Human Subject Res Coord II Job ID 226889


School of Medicine & Dentistry

Full/Part Time Full-Time

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Emergency Research Admin




Position Description:

The Health Research Project Coordinator will work closely with the Research Manager and respective Principal Investigator(s) to coordinate research studies funded by private industry sponsors. Many research projects include the evaluation of medical devices and point-of-care diagnostic tools. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment, with multiple projects running simultaneously. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as the individual will interface with external clients, research subjects, patients, as well as members of the study team and others at various levels to achieve project goals and objectives. This individual must be comfortable working with various research subject populations, including collegiate athletes, as well as in a laboratory, hospital or emergency department setting with critically injured patients. This position requires a flexible schedule at times due to the off-hour and variable demands of study activities.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Execute clinical research protocols while directing other staff to complete necessary steps of the research projects. Coordinate subject study activities involving the University of Rochester Medical Center and sites affiliated with University of Rochester. These efforts may require attendance at University of Rochester athletic games and practices during the season, as well as travel within Monroe and surrounding counties.

Coordinates and monitors financial data for budget and variance reporting and for compliance with all institutional requirements for adequate system controls.

Collect, analyze, and disseminate research data. Report program data and progress to study team. Work with Principle Investigator and senior study staff to develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive databases and files related to programs to include data cleaning and report generation to study sponsors.

Ensures the integrity and security of all study data at all times. Initiates, monitors and ensure that all protocol activities are standardized across study sites. Implements immediate and appropriate corrective action when inconsistency of activities is identified.

Follow Research Subject Review Board regulations and complete application paperwork, meet reporting requirements, and ensure compliance with institution and other regulatory agency requirements.

Screen and identify eligible subjects for enrollment into research protocols. Complete study procedures with subjects in the Emergency Department, inpatient units, or other locations.

Perform administrative activities, including coordinating staff and research subjects, managing data, preparing sponsor progress reports, and anticipating project related deadlines. Develop working relationships with external clients sponsoring research activities.

Identify problems, obstacles, or barriers to successfully completing research protocols; recommend solutions/revisions to the study team leadership.


Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience in human subject research coordination; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of word processing and data analysis software. Professional Research Coordinator Certification (iAt least one year of experience in clinical is highly preferred, but not required.

A relevant master’s degree or professional certification and minimum 2 years of relevant experience strongly preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must demonstrate the ability to interact with faculty/staff of all levels in a professional and positive manner, including verbal and non-verbal communications in person, by phone, or written correspondence. Must work well as part of a team, work independently within scope of practice, and require minimal supervision from Principal Investigator/project leadership.

Demonstrates skills in written and oral communication; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; efficiency in prioritizing assignments; skills in proactively and independently resolving problems; insight and trustworthy.

Ability to draw blood and collect biological samples from study subjects, or willingness to learn.

Valid driver’s license required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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