CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
We are seeking an experienced Clinical Research Coordinator to actively participate in the development of a new Center for Global Reproductive Health (the Center). The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about women's health and excited about the opportunity to create this important new program at the Duke Global Health Institute. Working under the Research Program Leader, the Clinical Research Coordinator will provide high-level administrative support for programmatic development of the Center. In addition this person will coordinate research operations related to international cervical cancer screening and prevention projects led by Dr. Megan Huchko.
Current projects include the community cervical cancer prevention projects and affiliated operational research related to cervical cancer prevention and reproductive health at the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program in Western Kenya and at the Infectious Disease Institute in Uganda. All of the research work takes place in East Africa, so this job will involve a significant amount of time coordinating a team through emails, phone calls and potential international travel each year. While this is a 40-hour/wk position, phone calls with the team in Kenya or Uganda often take place during early mornings or late at night.
Working directly with Dr. Huchko and the Research Program Leader for this NIH-funded five-year cluster-randomized trial, the Clinical Research Coordinator will assist with coordination of the research programs including coordination of research study teams; revising the manual of operations; development of codes for qualitative data; assisting with qualitative data collection; protocol development and modifications; ethical review committee application and renewal management for both the Duke and KEMRI committees; assisting with study monitoring and data management; assisting with progress report and manuscript submission; and coordination of supply needs between Kenya and Durham. In addition to these functions, he/she will be responsible for assisting the Research Program Leader with the coordination of study data collection tools for CCSP, and data quality assurance measures.
- Conduct literature reviews as needed for on-going research or as it relates to upcoming grant submissions
- Participate in research team weekly study calls taking notes and disseminating information in a timely manner
- Assisting with budget and resource management for the Kenya study team
- Manage budgets in collaboration with post-awards team
- Assist with resident and student experiences in the field as necessary
- Assist in review of reports prepared by the data team
- Assist with the development and management of research subcontracts
Center Growth Development:
The RA will be responsible for assisting the Research Program Leader in research and program development for the Center including:
- Coordinating logistics for yearly symposia
- Assisting with literature reviews and grant submissions
- Contribute to blog postings and thought pieces about global reproductive health
- Supporting development of education efforts throughout the school year
- Contributing to blog postings about global reproductive health
General Coordination and Support:
General coordination and support for the research projects and Center, including:
- Assist with travel and transportation logistics for research study team, study sites, Center staff, and student travel
- Assisting the Program Leader with Duke and KEMRI IRB processes
- Coordinating supply purchases for study sites
- Coordination of leadership and scientific committees, journal clubs, meetings and events
- Facilitate correspondence among grant writers and contribute to development of grant reports, budgets, and justifications
- Conduct research on new funding opportunities
Administrative Support for PI:
The Clinical Research Coordinator will perform the following activities to provide administrative support:
- Coordination of and participation in calls, program meetings and retreats, including note taking and circulation
- Facilitate sharing and management of materials through Dropbox or other information storage software
- Management of PI's calendar; coordination of calendars among the team
- Management of reimbursements as needed (with help of DGHI admin)
1201 CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
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1.Completion of a Bachelor's degree. 2.Completion of an Associates degree plus a minimum of two years relevant experience (e.g., research, clinical, interaction with study population, program coordination).
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Experience in research administration including complex budgets and contracts
- Experience in qualitative research, including code development and qualitative data analysis
- Proven talent at working with numerous teams and facilitating collaborations.
- Ability to solve problems and present solutions effectively.
- Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with individuals from a variety of different backgrounds and nationalities
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills for meeting notes, grant and report writing, technical writing and editing, presentations, and other materials
- Ability to multi-task. Excellent attention to detail, follow-through, and accuracy of information; ability to display a commitment to high standards
- Undergraduate degree with 2-4 years' experience in public health, research administration, and/or study coordination
- Willingness and enthusiasm to travel internationally
- Training or experience relevant to international health or international health policy
- International work experience
- Master's degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, Global Health Sciences, Healthcare or related area such as Nursing (May 2017 graduates will be considered).
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.