Research Study Coordinator - Kinesiology and Community Health (A1700061)

Champaign, IL
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Research Study Coordinator

Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

College of Applied Health Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a qualified applicant to fill a full-time, 12-month position as a Research Study Coordinator. Primary responsibilities will include coordination of federally- and privately-funded clinical trials that aim to examine the effects of exercise and adjuvant training on cognitive and cardiovascular health. Specific responsibilities will include the following: recruiting, screening, and scheduling participants for data collection, administering the day-to-day delivery of study interventions, conduct data collection and review, database entry and database management; communicating with the investigators and staff, and off-site facility administrators; working closely with participants and their families, graduate student research assistants, undergraduates, and other staff members to ensure study protocol is followed, and other related duties as assigned. The preferred start date for this position is April 1 st 2017 (negotiable) and applicants will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree with at least one college course in research methods or experience with research or supporting research. A Master's degree with an academic background in Exercise Science/Kinesiology, Public Health, or related field is preferred, but other backgrounds will be considered (e.g., Psychology).

Skills Desired: Experience working with diverse groups of people. Experience working on team-based projects. Experience with database management are required. Research experience with human subjects. Highly organized; detail-oriented; dependable; familiar with Microsoft Office software; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work independently and in a team environment. Excellent and demonstrated interpersonal, time management, and solution focused skills are preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process/Closing Date: To ensure full consideration, candidates must complete a profile at and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references by July 1st (applications will be reviewed after this date, until the position is filled). Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. For more information about the position, applicants may contact:

Kinesiology and Community Health

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

906 S. Goodwin Ave., Freer Hall, Urbana, IL 61801

Email: Phone: 217-244-0823

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College Name or Administrative Unit: Applied Health Sciences
Category: Academic Professional
Title: Research Study Coordinator - Kinesiology and Community Health (A1700061)
Open Date: 02/07/2017
Close Date: 07/01/2017
Organization Name: Kinesiology and Community Health


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