Program Coordinator III
Position Summary: This position is funded over the next four years and will be responsible for coordinating research and educational functions of the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA). This position must work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and trainees across academic units as well as core research facilities/functions and requires the ability to foster research, research communications, and education in translational science across the state with alliance partners, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Morehouse School of Medicine.
Responsibilities: Work closely with faculty, students, and trainees to facilitate the flow of clinical research protocols from concept, to initial approval, implementation, and completion utilizing Georgia CTSA resources, expertise, and services. Act as a central resource and advocate for the research community/teams to provide authoritative expertise and regulatory guidance on complex issues, operational goals, innovative business strategies, ethical considerations, and institutional policies related to clinical and translational research. Educate and guide faculty and research teams in the UGA-required approval processes. Assist with activities through the Georgia CTSA Trial Innovation Network to facilitate multi-site clinical research between alliance partners and with other CTSA hubs nationally. UGA Human Subjects Office/Institutional Review Board training, including required Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) courses and Good Clinical Practice Certification is required.
Qualifications: Completion of a master's degree with 3 years of related experience; OR completion of a bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
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