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Research Project Coordinator (Contractual)

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University of Maryland Baltimore
Location
Baltimore, MD
Closing date
Jun 29, 2021

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Job Description
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is currently seeking a full-time, contractual Research Project Coordinator in the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC). This position is responsible for maintaining databases used to collect and analyze data, tracking protocols as well as monitoring and evaluating entries in order to maintain compliance with Federal and State regulations, policies and procedures.
UMB offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to eligible employees. This is a contractual position that offers a generous leave package of 10 vacation days, 3 personal days, 8 holidays, and 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; professional learning and development opportunities; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
 
In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
Essential Functions:
•    Assists with screening subjects for research studies by reviewing and obtaining source documents for potential participants.
•    Collects baseline and follow-up data from subjects including verification of eligibility.
•    Obtains demographic information; may assess for adverse events, obtain concomitant medications, and interview subjects for follow-up.
•    Makes recommendations concerning timesaving methods in data collection.
•    Codes adverse events in accordance with National Cancer Institute (NCI) common toxicity criteria.
•    Checks validity and accuracy of data ensuring compliance with quality control requirements.
•    Generates numerous standard computer reports on patient demographics, and other pertinent data as requested. Prepares reports on specific patient populations for investigators requesting data for research papers.
•    Determines reliability of data sources by evaluating information, determining errors and notifying responsible parties.
•    Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Sociology, Psychology or field of study relating to clinic research.

Experience: Experience in a clinical research setting preferred.

Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of human subjects research, the regulations and policies surrounding it. Ability to represent the Cancer Center and its faculty in a professional manner. Ability to keep patient information confidential, knowledge of HIPPA regulations. Strong PC skills, ability to use web-based applications and programs.


Hiring Range: Low to mid $40,000s, commensurate with education and experience.

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].

If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.



Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
Job Posting: Jun 14, 2021
Unposting Date: Jun 28, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Organization

Welcome to the Baltimore campus of the University of Maryland, founded in 1807 along a ridge in what was then called Baltimore Town. Today, this 61-acre research and technology complex encompasses 65 buildings in West Baltimore near the Inner Harbor.

The University is Maryland's only public academic health, human services, and law center. Seven professional and graduate schools train the majority of the state's physicians, nurses, dentists, lawyers, social workers, and pharmacists.

Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.

Sponsored research totaled $567.1 million in Fiscal Year 2010. With 6,349 students and 6,717 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.

Mission


The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State¹s public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.

 

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Go to the Office of Institutional Research and Accountability for complete campus facts. 

 

Equal Opportunity


The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran's status to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote employees and applicants for employment in all job levels with regard to their qualifications and without consideration to the aforementioned categories. Exceptions to this policy will be made only as allowed by law for example, due to bona fide occupational qualifications or lack of reasonable accommodations for disabilities.

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