Clinical Research Coordinator

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-26
Req: R0009542
The Division of Nephrology, Clinical Research Center, is seeking an Intermediate Clinical Research Coordinator as we expand our clinical research endeavors. The NCRC is a growing and vibrant group, looking to round out the team with another CRC who can see the big picture, while understanding the nuances and details of a varied portfolio of clinical trials. The ideal candidate is experienced in study portfolio management, leading recruitment, protocol development and study staff training. He/she will have strong organizational and mentoring skills and the ability to envision and forecast study and staffing needs. As we are eager to move forward, candidates applying prior to September 1 will be given preferential treatment.

Clinical Research Coordinators Intermediate, Non-Licensed, perform a full range of clinical research duties and have an advanced knowledge of the clinical research process and the regulations that govern it. They function under the Principal Investigator's medical license and cannot perform any tasks that by state or local law require a license to perform. They perform progressively more complex and comprehensive clinical research duties at an ever-increasing level of authority, working closely with the Principal Investigator. They work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial. They are focused on the long term goals of clinical research trial and process. They may direct, lead, or supervise the activities of others.

  • Assist Principal Investigator in developing clinical trial protocols, and submit the required documentation to the Institutional Review Board, the University, and corporate or government sponsors.
  • Coordinate multiple clinical trials simultaneously or clinical trials with unique complexity.
  • Conduct literature searches, correlate research material, and assist in writing scientific articles and papers.
  • Serve as the liaison to the sponsor for assigned studies.
  • Support the orientation and training of new research team members and other staff.
  • May supervise other clinical researchers, support staff, or students.
  • Order and maintain supplies, and make day-to-day decisions in support of the study.
  • Perform all duties of the Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: At least four years of clinical research experience. Related Master's degree may substitute for two years of experience.

Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA). Certification is required within one year of eligibility.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 8/28/2019
Application Due: 11/6/2019
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