Clinical Research Coordinator III - General Neurology

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jan 24, 2023
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Clinical Research Coord III

Job Description:

The University of Florida's Department of Neurology, General Neurology Section is seeking experienced, passionate clinical research coordinators to be part of the Neurofibromatosis (NF) research initiative to promote the neurogenetics clinic and to foster translational research in genetic diseases affecting the nervous system. If you have 3 years or more of human subject research/clinical trials experience and you are detailed oriented, motivated, passionate about clinical research, and enjoy working collaboratively to meet shared goals and objectives, we hope you apply to join us as a Clinical Research Coordinator III! As a coordinator you will support investigational clinical trials sponsored by industry pharmaceutical companies. Research trials include NF1, NF2, and cerebral cavernous malformation. Future research opportunities will also include Von Hippel landau disease and tuberous sclerosis.

Key responsibilities:

Daily operations of assigned studies run by the General Neurology Section in the Department of Neurology. Expected to handle 5-6 studies including complex Phase I studies. Ensures all required regulatory documentation is completed and submitted as appropriate for all research/clinical trial activity which includes, but is not limited to, new submissions, continuing reviews, and revisions through the University of Florida IRB-01 and a central IRB.

In charge of recruiting patients for various studies and of following protocols as outlined, which may include, but is not limited to, screening, administering questionnaires, performing EKGs, receiving, storing, itemizing and cataloguing of biological specimens for analysis, as well as giving standardized cognitive and motor tests. Entering data into web-based databases, thorough completion of source documents, and prompt reporting of adverse events and protocol deviations. Interfacing with ancillary departments to place EPIC orders for radiology, ophthalmology and surgery. Perform EPIC billing review.

Administrative aspects of all investigator research, industry sponsored trials, and device clinical trials; and assists investigators with meeting requirements of external regulatory bodies. Maintains data and filing system of completed, ongoing, and pending research protocols.

Attends research study conferences/meetings as a representative of the General Neurology section.

About Gainesville:

Gainesville is a charming city with a low cost of living, diverse population, excellent public schools, Division I NCAA sports, and no state income tax. The area is known for its nature parks, bike trails, sporting events, museums, mild winters, and warm summers. Being centrally located makes Gainesville easily situated for day trip to beautiful beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, and to theme parks including Disney World, and other cities include Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tampa. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer at Visit Gainesville.

Expected Salary:

$60,000 - $70,000 annually; commensurate with education and experience.

This position is eligible for great benefits, including health, dental, vision, and retirement plans and paid time off.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and three years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 years or more of human subject research/clinical trials experience.
  • Comfortable working with vulnerable patient population with terminal illnesses.
  • Advanced knowledge of accepted procedures and ethical, confidential practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve; to manage multiple priorities; to be reliable.
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills; adhere to study deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including written and oral expression.
  • Knowledge of NIH and FDA procedures.
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice principles.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations regarding clinical research.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, please include a cover letter and resume with your application submission. Final candidates will be asked for 3 to 5 references; you are welcome to include references with your application.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. We are committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

This is a time limited position.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes