Research Coordinator II

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 23, 2023
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Research Coordinator II

Job Description:

The Biomedical Informatics Program (BMI), hosted within the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics and closely affiliated with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), engages in diverse informatics research and service across the University of Florida. Service initiatives include, but not limited to, supporting the informatics infrastructure for the CTSI, the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network, and the University of Florida Health Cancer Center (UFHCC).

The Biomedical Informatics team is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to fill the role of a Research Coordinator. The Coordinator will play an important role in the management and execution of cutting-edge research studies at the intersection of health care delivery and information technology to enhance care quality and population health.

The Coordinator will work under the supervision of a Research Manager in the BMI Program, and will support projects led by BMI faculty member Mei Liu. The job responsibilities include a full range of research-related and organizational support efforts across multiple initiatives.

The Coordinator will facilitate team communication, coordinate research study execution, and support grant proposals and research dissemination. The Coordinator will collaborate with internal and external research partners, clinical providers, and other stakeholders. Within these activities, opportunities will exist for the Coordinator to foster their individual professional interests and develop new skills.

Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse professional and community populations.

Duties to Include:

Biomedical Informatics Research Project Management: Track objectives, milestones, deliverables, status reports, study results. Translate study design decisions into concrete tasks, and assist in setting implementation priorities. Manage communication among staff, study sponsors, healthcare professionals, and investigators, to ensure on-time reports and other deliverables. Work with investigators and administrative staff to maintain budgets, monitor project spending, and develop and maintain IRB protocols, and other research-related documentation.

Communication: Organize and lead project meetings. Track and communicate project updates to team members, leadership, and other internal and external stakeholders.

Grant Proposal Development: Coordinate grant proposal development investigators and grants administrators. Collaboratively manage submission milestones and deadlines. Identify and review extramural funding opportunities and share opportunities with investigators and other partners.

Research Protocol Implementation: Conduct all phases of research including study recruitment, informed consent, retention, and data collection and analysis. Communicate with study participants to address paritipant questions/issues and implement study protocols.

Dissemination: Work with Investigators to produce publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations to academic, organizational, and community audiences.

Expected Salary:

$50,000 to $60,000

Minimum Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least two years of experience in conducting health services, informatics, or other health-related research, in and outside of a clinical setting.
  • Excellent attention to detail, particularly with regard to interpreting and implementing protocols and in terms of collecting data to ensure accuracy and integrity
  • Excellent written (in English) and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals at multiple levels
  • Demonstrate strong skills and proficiency in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Adobe, and Project Management software
  • Working knowledge of informatics and/or health-related research
  • Ability to handle protected health information and human subject issues
  • Ability to interpret basic statistical results
  • Ability to work with investigators to draft project proposals and plans, manuscripts for publication in peer-review journals, and project reports
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

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This is a time limited position.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

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

Health Assessment Required: No