Project Coordinator

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Project Coordinator


HSC-Biostatistics & Epidemiology-303300

Job Location:

Fort Worth

Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology is one of two departments in the UNTHSC School of Public Health. The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology strives to become a model for innovative research, educational excellence, and high impact public health practice that positively affects health issues locally, nationally, and globally. Our goal is to provide a collegial interdisciplinary learning environment that produces strong researchers and public health practitioners who use biostatistics, epidemiology, and environmental health theories, principles, and methods to significantly improve health at the population level. Graduates from our masters and doctoral programs have found employment in academia, public health departments, research organizations, and industry. The faculty in the Department have diverse expertise in areas such as healthy aging, cancer, quasi-experimental trial methodology, surveillance, vaccination programming, disaster preparedness, zoonosis, vector-borne diseases, and air pollution, as well as in the development of novel statistical methods applied to clinical trials, neuroimaging, survey sampling, genetics, and environmental monitoring. Their efforts have led to numerous high impact publications and external funding from the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Justice, and the city of Fort Worth.

Position Overview:

The research project is a 2 year long project to study pain from osteoarthritis in the Vietnamese population.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication skills (professionalism, empathy, interviewing)
  • Well organized and attention to details
  • Be self-motivated, flexible/adaptable, and can work independently
  • Able to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines
  • Able to work with research tracking databases (Excel, REDCap)
  • Able to document research procedures
  • Able to assist in data management and quality control

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalence in work experience preferred
  • Fluent in Vietnamese and English
  • Experience in community outreach, and some experience in research preferred
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends in the DFW area

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm with occasional evenings and weekends

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Project Coordinator

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, Standing, Walking, Ability to communicate


assist in running the day-to-day management of a research project


assist in recruiting and following-up of participants


Coordinate study meetings

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Job No:
Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 3/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time