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Clinical Research Coordinator

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Clinical Research Coordinator

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



Department Homepage:

Advertising Department:



Academic Affairs

Classification Title:

12415 Social Clin Resrch Asst

Competency Level:

1 - Contributing

Working Title:

Clinical Research Coordinator

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $43,295

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$31,200 - $40,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:


Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday

Work Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Position Location (City):


Job Category:

Staff - Professional

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Psychology ( has 30 full-time faculty members, over 800 undergraduate majors, a master’s program with several concentrations including Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and School Psychology, as well as a Specialist-level program in School Psychology. The Department also has a doctoral program in Psychology with three separate concentrations – Clinical Health Psychology, Pediatric School Psychology, and Occupational Health Psychology. Both the Clinical Health Psychology and Pediatric School concentrations are accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Department also participates in the Multidisciplinary Studies degree program’s concentration in Neuroscience and offers a graduate certificate in Quantitative Methods for the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Psychology faculty routinely receive College- and University-level teaching awards and are recognized nationally and internationally for their scholarship and professional leadership. Faculty have recently received grants funded from Institute of Education Sciences; National Cancer Institute; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institute of Mental Health; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; and National Science Foundation. The Health Psychology program is a current and past recipient of a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Graduate Psychology Education training grant.

Moreover, the State of North Carolina is positioned to make significant investment in growing the primary care workforce at ECU, including supporting the Department’s Psychological Assessment and Specialty Services (PASS) Clinic, school psychologist training, and a new Behavioral health inpatient facility in the region, which all further complement the newly established joint operating agreement between ECU Health and ECU Brody School of Medicine.

Finally, faculty routinely collaborate with colleagues throughout the schools and colleges of ECU and have established connections with ECU’s School of Dental Medicine, College of Education, and various departments in Brody School of Medicine, including Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, and Cardiology.

Job Duties :

This position will assist and support research studies focused on the development, evaluation, and implementation of interventions to improve quality of life in cancer patients and survivors directed by Dr. Karly M. Murphy in the Department of Psychology. Currently, our team is conducting an NCI-funded study focused on the development of a digital intervention that aims to help adolescent and young adult cancer.

· Assisting the research team in the preparation, submission, and revision of IRB protocols· Developing and maintaining manuals of operating procedures for each ongoing study· Screening participant electronic medical records to assess eligibility· Contacting participants via phone, e-mail, and/or electronic medical record to facilitate enrollment· Engaging in the informed consent process with young adults as well as adolescents and their parents/guardians· Ensuring all study procedures are carried out as planned with enrolled participants· Maintaining study databases and tracking data collection· Providing weekly reports to Dr. Murphy regarding study progress· Assisting with the training of undergraduate and graduate students in study procedures· Updating the laboratory website

Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

- Experience conducting research involving human subjects· Basic computer skills (e.g., able to efficiently use Word, Excel, Teams, WordPress)· Ability to understand and follow research protocols
· Clinical Research certification (e.g., SOCRA, ACRP)· Highly organized and detail oriented· Strong verbal and written communication skills· Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member· Experience recruiting and retaining patients in studies evaluating interventions· Experience conducting research with individuals under the age of 18· Interest in psycho-oncology and/or digital mental health

License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


Open Until Filled:


Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


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

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 Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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