Project Coordinator

Fort Worth, TX
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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Job Title
Project Coordinator

Biostatistics & Epidemiology - 303300

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Department Overview
** This posting is an hourly position and is non-benefits eligible. **

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in Fort Worth strives to become a model for innovative research, educational excellence, and high impact public health practice that positively affects health issues locally, nationally, and globally. Our goal is to provide a collegial interdisciplinary learning environment that produces strong researchers and public health practitioners who use biostatistics, epidemiology, and environmental health theories, principles, and methods to significantly improve health at the population level. Graduates from our masters and doctoral programs have found employment in academia, public health departments, research organizations, and industry. The faculty in the Department have diverse expertise in areas such as healthy aging, cancer, quasi-experimental trial methodology, surveillance, vaccination programming, disaster preparedness, zoonosis, vector-borne diseases, and air pollution, as well as in the development of novel statistical methods applied to clinical trials, neuroimaging, survey sampling, genetics, and environmental monitoring. Their efforts have led to numerous high impact publications and external funding from the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Justice, and the city of Fort Worth.

Position Details
The Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Project Coordinator to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Provide overall coordination of projects, including monitoring data collection, data quality, and collecting some primary interview data from patients.
* Assist with data analysis and reporting of results.
* Develop project dissemination materials (reports, slide presentations, graphs, etc.).
* Develop and main IRB materials and ensure compliance with all University guidelines.
* Scheduling and participating in conference calls and meetings necessary to carry out project activities.
* May provide full supervision to personnel of lower grade.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong research and analytic skills, excellent organizational skills.
* Strong computer skills (SAS, Word, Excel, Access, SPSS, etc.).
* Data management experience, data reporting and data visualization skills.
* Diplomatic and congenial,
* Ablility to take initiative to resolve problems and make recommendations that enhance the project and research activities.
* Ability to plan and facilitate meetings held on and off campus with community partner organizations.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Master's Degree in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, or in a related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants
** This posting is an hourly position and is non-benefits eligible. **

Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday

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Official Job Title
Non-Student Hourly

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Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

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