Clinical Research Coordinator 1

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Hyde Park Campus

2012214 Medicine-Endocrinology

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Job Summary:

The Clinical Research Coordinator will be involved in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) conducted at the University of Chicago. The individual will assist the research team by providing complete clinic support including but not limited to participant scheduling, record keeping, data entry, supply maintenance, phlebotomy, EKG testing, and various other outcomes assessments. The Clinical Research Coordinator will perform study visit related tasks under the direction of the Clinical Research Manager and Principal Investigator.


  • Take vitals, draw blood and perform EKG on research participants.
  • Process blood and urine specimens.
  • Perform other outcomes assessments as necessary.
  • Collect and maintain data and/or specimens.
  • Perform study related visits and procedures under the direction of the Clinical Research Manager.
  • Data entry.
  • Maintain and order equipment and supplies.
  • Assist in scheduling research participants, shipping samples and provide general administrative support.

  • Knowledge of clinical research techniques or methods required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with study participants, staff, faculty, and others required.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field preferred.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • One year of research experience or relevant experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology/environment preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

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Health Screen Required?

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Job No:
Posted: 10/5/2018
Application Due: 12/4/2018
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