Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

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Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Stanford University

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The Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research (CIBSR) in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to support a longitudinal study of children with fragile X syndrome. CIBSR is dedicated to research that will improve the lives and well-being of individuals with disorders of the brain and improve knowledge of healthy brain and behavioral development. Coordinator responsibilities will include liaising with relevant service providers and community groups for recruitment purposes, screening participants by telephone for inclusion/exclusion criteria, organizing and disseminating preparatory materials, planning trips for participants to visit Stanford, and managing data and database integrity. Responsibilities also include student supervision, MRI/NIRS data acquisition, conducting behavioral assessments of research participants, and travel within the United States and Canada for in-home data collection. Opportunities are available to prepare and co-author scientific manuscripts for publication.
The successful applicant will have a good understanding of behavioral principles and experience with children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Duties include:

  • Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup through close-out.
  • Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol. Assist in developing recruitment strategies.
  • Coordinate collection of study specimens and processing.
  • Collect and manage patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects. Manage research project databases, develop flow sheets and other study related documents, and complete study documents/case report forms.
  • Ensure compliance with research protocols, and review and audit case report forms for completion and accuracy with source documents. Prepare regulatory submissions, and ensure institutional Review Board renewals are completed.
  • Assemble study kits for study visits, monitor scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring meetings with sponsors, acting as primary contact.
  • Monitor expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolve billing issues in collaboration with finance and/or management staff.
  • Interact with the principal investigator regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.
  • Ensure essential documentation and recording of patient and research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in monitor visits and regulatory audits.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g. psychology, education, biology, neuroscience) or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of REDCap preferred.
  • Knowledge of psychological/educational assessments preferred.
  • Previous experience with children & adolescents with intellectual & developmental disabilities
  • Understanding of behavioral principles


    Two year college degree and two years related work experience or a Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.


    Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.


  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
  • Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.

    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

  • Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or exposure to chemicals, blood, body fluid or tissues and risk of exposure to contagious diseases and infections.
  • May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and business needs.
    Additional Information
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Job Code: 4924
    • Employee Status: Regular
    • Grade: F
    • Department URL:
    • Requisition ID: 85924


    Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
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    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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    Posted: 9/1/2020
    Application Due: 9/23/2020
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