Research Associate (Clinical Research Coordinator)

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Job Title:

Research Associate (Clinical Research Coordinator)

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

HSH ECHI Administration

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Division :

Health Sciences

Classification Title :

Research Associate

Working Title :

Clinical Research Coordinator

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :

up to 70%

Full Time or Part Time :

Part Time

Salary Range:

Commensurate with qualifications

Position Location (City) :


Position Type:


Job Category :

Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Primary Function of Organizational Unit :

The mission of the East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute is to develop, promote, facilitate and support interdisciplinary basic and clinical research in diabetes and other disorders of metabolism. Current areas of research include diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and cancer.

Job Duties :

Clinical Research Study Coordinators in the East Carolina Diabetes & Obesity Institute (ECDOI) are responsible for assisting Principal Investigators (PI) in ECDOI in the planning, subject recruitment, testing, study execution, and data collection and analysis of human clinical and translational research studies. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following:
•coordinating with PIs project objectives, needs and study coordinator percent effort requirements,
•coordinating organization and protocol development,
•working directly with collaborating laboratory personnel (if applicable),
•developing IRB protocols, applications and amendments,
•developing standard operating procedure manuals for approval from funding agencies (if applicable),
•submission of progress reports to funding agencies (if applicable)
•development/organization of database systems (e.g., REDCap)
•ensuring compliance with recruiting, evaluating, and instructing clinical research volunteers including all facets of informed consent,
•ensuring compliance with all HIPPA regulations
•ensuring safe proper execution of all experimental protocols
•collection/oversight of tissue and/or blood sample collection, processing and analysis,
•data collection, proper entry into data bases, analysis and interpretation,
•assisting in the dissemination of research findings,
•coordinating percent effort distribution among different projects.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Minimum Qualifications:
B.S. in biological sciences or related field with position relevant experience.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Preferred education and experience:
M.S. in biological sciences/related field or 2 years of experience working in human research.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Not Applicable

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting :


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
Work Type: Part Time