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Research Program Coordinator

Research Program Coordinator
The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will provide research support for studies on stress and late-life memory disorders. The coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day logistical and operational tasks of clinical trials.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain good working knowledge of all assigned protocols, including inclusion and exclusion criteria for study participation, visit timelines, and required data collection points per protocol.
  • Adhere to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data; Correct database errors when necessary.
  • Assist with preparing and submitting annual renewal requests, protocol amendments, and adverse event reports to institutional entities and sponsors.
  • Maintain regulatory binders for each assigned protocol.
  • Maintain good communication with all members of the study team and regulatory contacts.
  • Administer telephone screens and assists with recruitment efforts as delegated by study team leaders.
  • Verify patient eligibility for studies by comparing patient history and clinical laboratory results with protocol requirements.
  • Coordinate and schedule patient screening and follow up visits as specified per protocol.
  • Administer cognitive testing and questionnaires, and assists with social stress induction procedures for research subjects according to protocol specifications.
  • Set up database using Excel, SPSS, or similar system.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of data entry into protocol specific databases, and responds to and corrects data queries raised by sponsors or study team leadership.
  • Maintain recruitment databases and spreadsheets for tracking patient visits and recruitment efforts.
  • Respond in a timely manner to special projects or queries related to each protocol.
  • Prepare for and participate in monitoring and audits of studies.
  • Meet regularly with study team leadership to review data accuracy and overall study progress; Participates in all mandatory meetings to develop increasing knowledge of assigned clinical trial requirements.
  • Participates in outreach, advertising, and recruitment efforts for research studies.

Physical Requirements
  • Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
  • Communication skills using the spoken word.
  • Ability to see within normal parameters.
  • Ability to hear within normal range.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in PC operations and software application such as MS Windows, Excel, Word.
  • Ability to learn new database and software applications is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Excellent attention to detail skills required.
  • Ability to follow multiple, detailed directions of various protocols.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Have own transportation.

Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.75-$23.00-$29.30 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 830am - 5pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​Hybrid/Johns Hopkins Bayview
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Psy Bay BV Geriatric and Neuropsychi
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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