Human Subject Research Spec I

Rochester, NY


A Full-time position (40 hrs/wk) in Pediatric Infectious Diseases to conduct surveillance studies and clinical trials. In particular, this individual will be responsible for recruitment and administrative responsibilities for both gastroenteritis and respiratory infection surveillance studies under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Manager of Clinical Research. This individual will screen and recruit potential study candidates, and perform interviews, data and specimen collection, chart reviews, vaccine verifications, and data entry. This person must work well as part of a team, be able to complete project tasks independently as requested, be comfortable with a variety of data bases, and at all times demonstrate the ability to interact in a professional and positive manner in both verbal and written communications.


Screening, recruitment, and monitoring of study subjects .

  • Screen eligible patients to make sure they meet enrollment criteria. Explain study to parent and obtain informed consent.

  • Conduct study visits to ensure patient compliance with project protocol

  • Assist in developing recruitment strategies and monitoring target enrollment numbers.

  • Identification of subject pool and symptom preview

Information/specimen Management

  • Interviews with families as required by protocol

  • Collection, labeling, and coordination of study specimens to be delivered to the laboratory; insure labeling is sequential and interfaces with lab labeling system.

  • Chart review and information abstraction/recording, phone communications with families/pediatricians/staff, fax/mail as necessary as pertains to enrolled subjects at your site.

  • Data entry and integrity checks: enter data into web-based database and respond to sponsor data queries as they arise.

  • Completion of source documents: CRFs, vaccine verifications, and 2-3 follow up phone calls for AGE cohort.

Research Team Collaboration

  • Attend team meetings and conference calls as needed

  • Interact with Project Coordinator and Research Lab Director to ensure regulatory and other documents are complete and on time.

Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of experience in human subject research coordination; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and/or nursing degree preferred. Knowledge of software preferred.

  • Experience with specimen collection, labeling and coordination preferred.

  • Knowledge of word processing and data analysis software preferred.

  • Candidate must become Human Subjects certified under the HSPP program within the first week of employment required.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 20.92 - $ 29.29 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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