JOB NO.: 91459-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91459-AS

Working Title: Clinical Research Coordinator

Official Title: ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)


FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 21, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $38,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required; preferrably a Master's of Public Health.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Two years of experience conducting laboratory, health care, or qualitative research in an academic medical institution required.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) for the Central Neck Dissection (CND) study will be responsible for the overall management of the study, including recruitment of study subjects, coordination of all study visits and procedures for patients, data collection, data management, and coding interviews. The CRC will also assist with the qualitative component portion of the research study and will perform patient-focused interviews. The CND study compares thyroidectomy with prophylactic central neck dissection versus thyroidectomy alone to determine postsurgical morbidities. The CRC will work closely with Investigators for the CND study as well as the Department of Surgery's Office of Clinical Research.

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

The ideal candidate will be proactive, maintain a positive attitude, have excellent interpersonal skills, possess superior organizational skills, pay close attention to detail, have an open and engaging personality that inspires full patient participation in interviews for the qualitative part of this work, and require minimal supervision.
The ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients and medical professionals is required.
Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, quickly read and understand complex study documents and integrate knowledge of GCP into daily activities.
Must readily adapt to various web-based data entry systems used for studies.
Required to complete the following training: HIPAA, human subjects protection training, social and behavioral, biosafety shipping and laboratory safety.
Must have up-to-date vaccinations and provide proof of date of completion (or be willing to obtain).
Complete assigned tasks within deadlines specificied by supervisor, investigators, and study documents.


Cory Reithmeyer
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Instructions to applicants:

Please select "Apply Now" to upload a resume and cover letter.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 02 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 16 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time