Clinical Research Coordinator

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-12
Req: R100042151
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The department of Pathology is seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to work on the UHealth cam. The Clinical Research Coordinator provides professional level support for research clinical studies involving human subjects and assists in the design of studies, generation of databases, and update and maintenance of documentation. Moreover, the Clinical Research Coordinator develops, verifies, and implements procedures to accomplish research goals.


  • Review research protocols for lab requirements and create project plans with departmental research management and leadership as needed
  • Implement research protocol requirements with applicable lab Medical Directors and staff
  • Collaborate with Department Research Administration team, external departments, ORA and OTT to develop study budgets, Material Transfer Agreements and Business Service Agreements
  • Assist with the development of research protocols for Histopathology Unit
  • Coordinate Histopathology clinical research with Unit Director and Medical Director
  • Collaborate with CTSI and SCCC clinical research staff to implement new studies
  • Participate in UHealth Tower Clinical Research Feasibility committee meetings
  • Process Pathology Ancillary Review for UM IRB applications
  • Process requests for Pathology slides and tissue samples for research
  • Coordinate routine activities of research studies including data entry and maintenance, and meetings with investigators to determine study needs
  • Collaborate with Pathology Sr. Research Manager and Translational Research Vice Chair for reporting and budgetary needs
  • Liaise with Pathology Director of Regulatory to develop and implement a quality control system
  • Assist Sr. Research Manager to develop timelines and track project performance
  • Prepare IRB applications in eProst and monitor active protocols for modifications, continuing review and reporting.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
  • Commitment to the University’s core values.
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 2/12/2021
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