Clinical Research Coordinator 2

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Hyde Park Campus


About the Unit
Annually named to the US News & World Report list of the best hospitals in the USA, the clinical facilities at the University of Chicago currently includes Mitchell Hospital, a 395-bed adult hospital facility, Comer Children's Hospital with 155 beds, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine, a 525,000 square foot outpatient clinic and surgery facility. In addition, a 1.2 million square foot new hospital, the Center for Care and Discovery, opened in February 2013. The Department of Radiology operates facilities in all of these locations to provide multidisciplinary care and education.

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Job Summary:

The University of Chicago breast magnetic resonance imaging research group is looking for a Clinical Research Coordinator. The coordinator consents research patients and helps them get to the MRI lab, and other mammography facilities and prepare for scans, provides regulator management of studies (including helping to write new protocols, continuing renewals, AE reports, amendments to IRB protocols, and other regulatory matters). In addition, the coordinator will be involved in community outreach to expand our recruitment, and develop strong relationships with community organizations that can help us with recruitment.


  • Helps develop, design and conduct research projects according to plan, including planning new procedures, adapting existing procedures to the needs of the project, and making contributions to methodology.
  • Collects, records and analyzes data.
  • Ensures compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
  • Responsibilities may include the following non-laboratory duties: transcribing and coding data; developing data collection instruments; presenting research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences; assisting with building databases.
  • May orient or coordinate the work of research support staff and students.

  • Previous experience with clinical research, consenting patients, and regulatory issues is highly desirable.
  • The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work successfully with a large and diverse group of researchers and patients.
  • Formal education in clinical research and regulatory issues is preferred.
  • At least one year relevant research experience preferred.
  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field.
  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
  • Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Analytical, Problem-solving, Organizational skills and Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required

Required Documents:

Resume Required

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


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Full time

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The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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Job No:
Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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