Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Location
Stanford
Posted
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Job Number:
74974

The Brain Dynamics Lab within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University's School of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (CRCA). The CRCA will work on projects combining behavioral & neuroimaging techniques (near infrared spectroscopy and functional MRI) and EEG. The CRCA will screen potential subjects for neuroimaging studies; operate the NIRS system and MRI scanner; administer questionnaires and cognitive/behavioral assessments; archive and organize data from assessments; process and analyze neuroimaging and behavioral data; and assist in statistical analysis of data. The CRCA will assist in developing protocols for neuroimaging and data analysis, and will be responsible for various lab maintenance and organizational duties. The CRCA will work closely with the team of faculty, post-docs and research coordinators to track project progress, meet deadlines, anticipate project needs and communicate with project collaborators outside of the lab

The Brain Dynamics Lab is a computational neuropsychiatry lab dedicated to developing computational methods for a better understanding of individual differences in brain functioning in healthy and patient populations. For more information about the lab please visit https://web.stanford.edu/group/bdl.

Duties include:

  • Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup through close-out.
  • Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol. Assist in developing recruitment strategies.
  • Coordinate collection of study specimens and processing.
  • Collect and manage patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects. Manage research project databases, develop flow sheets and other study related documents, and complete study documents/case report forms.
  • Ensure compliance with research protocols, and review and audit case report forms for completion and accuracy with source documents. Prepare regulatory submissions, and ensure institutional Review Board renewals are completed.
  • Assemble study kits for study visits, monitor scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring meetings with sponsors, acting as primary contact.
  • Monitor expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolve billing issues in collaboration with finance and/or management staff.
  • Interact with the principal investigator regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.
  • Ensure essential documentation and recording of patient and research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory requirements.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS
  • Experience in a research setting, especially with neuroimaging and/or behavioral research on human subjects
  • Experience with Python and/or Matlab
  • Experience with statistical analysis
  • Excellent organizational skills

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

    Two year college degree and two years related work experience or a Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

    CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

    Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
  • Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.

    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Occasional evening and weekend hours.


    Job: Research

    Location: School of Medicine
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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