Cancer Prevention and Control Senior Study Coordinator
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Cancer Prevention and Control Senior Study Coordinator
Position # 00733243 - Requisition 13226
* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *
The University of Colorado Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Cancer Prevention and Control Senior Study Coordinator position.
The University of Colorado Cancer Center, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Colorado's only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center's clinical partner for adult care, University of Colorado Hospital is ranked in the top 15 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News and World Report and Children's Hospital Colorado is ranked 8th by the same organization in Pediatric Cancer Care. The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network®, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North America's top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center is a consortium of approximately 261 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three clinical institutions, all working toward its vision to prevent and cure cancer while being a global model for patient care delivery, interdisciplinary research, and training.
Nature of Work
The University of Colorado Cancer Center Prevention and Control program is looking to hire a full-time Study Coordinator to provide oversight and lead organizational aspects to a number of ongoing research projects. The projects mostly involve skin cancer prevention intervention delivery and evaluation, including working with local schools to deliver skin cancer prevention programs; working with clinical populations to improve skin cancer prevention behaviors; coordinating the efforts of interviewers and recruiters; and conducting telephone interviews. This position operates at a fully independent level.
Examples of Work Performed
- Work with local schools to deliver skin cancer prevention programs
- Work with clinical populations to improve skin cancer prevention behaviors;
- Coordinate the efforts of interviewers and recruiters
- Coordinate schedules with schools and research staff
- Conduct in-classroom assessments
- Conduct telephone interviews
- Provide input into publications and interdepartmental projects
- Create de-identified datasets as needed for analysis
- Provide written methods and results for manuscripts
- Provide documentation of methods and approaches.
This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.
Salary and Benefits
The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
- Bachelor's degree in health promotion, epidemiology or related field plus 2 years' project coordination experience
- Experience in a research environment.
Substitution: Master's degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, health evaluation or social sciences (or related field) can substitute for the bachelor's degree and experience on a year for year basis.
- Experience with patient recruitment and consenting
- Experience with delivering educational interventions
- Experience working with multidisciplinary research teams
- Experience working with elementary and middle school children
- Experience with interviewing for medical research studies
- MS or MPH in epidemiology, public health, health evaluation or social sciences (or related field)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of epidemiologic research methods
- Excellent verbal and communication skills
- Collaborative work skills
- Ability to handle to handle and prioritize multiple tasks on tight deadlines
Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter/letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Myles Cockburn at Myles.Cockburn@ucdenver.edu
Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 26, 2018. Those who do not apply by April 26, 2018 may or may not be considered.
Job Category: Research Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20066 - SOM-U of Colo Cancer Center
Posting Date: Apr 12, 2018
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Myles Cockburn
Posting Contact Email: Myles.Cockburn@ucdenver.edu
Position Number: 00733243