PRA - Asst. Study Coordinator

Aurora, CO
Aug 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant

The Schwartz/Yang Lab seeks an energetic and motivated individual to join our research group. We are seeking a full-time Professional Research Assistant to assist with clinical coordination and human subjects research for the Schwartz/Yang Lab in the Pulmonary Division, of the Department of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO.

Examples of Work Performed:

The assistant study coordinator will help to manage large, federally funded research projects.
  • Assisting in the coordination of all aspects of the recruitment and enrollment of study participants with disease of interest
  • Communicate with potential participants, collect and review medical records, ascertain data, enter data, file data, manage and pay invoices for study-related tests, and follow up with study participants
  • Assurance of quality control and flow of data
  • Coordinate study-related procedures for study participants as needed
  • Write internal and external progress reports and generate progress report statistics
  • Participate in meetings and conference calls as needed with the study team and collaborators
  • Website content development for study recruitment: develop and maintain study-related recruitment websites
  • Assist with periodic study newsletter writing, design, and mailing
  • Assist with IRB submissions for ethical review

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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Minimum Requirements
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Data entry
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills
  • Bachelor's degree in science or related field

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior research experience
  • Experience with Institutional Review Boards
  • Prior database experience
  • Knowledge of theories and principles of human genetics

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Publisher is required
  • Data entry of research-related data
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills
  • Demonstrate an independent work initiative, sound judgment, strong decision-making skills, diplomacy, tact and a professional demeanor
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 10764

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20154 - SOM-MED Admin Research

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 18, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Ethan Hagen

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00737345