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Clinical Research Coordinator I - Department of Surgery

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Laboratory and Research

Posting Number: req17577

Department: Surgery

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1501 N Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Surgery is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to support the research functions in Dr. Gurtner's lab. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be well-organized, and be highly motivated. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as collaborate with others within the laboratory.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical trials ensuring potential participants meet eligibility criteria by communicating with the treatment team and/or investigator. 
  • Obtain consent forms for approval by Human Subjects Panel. Maintain and update recruitment and screening materials, compliance forms, and tracking documents.
  • Under the direction of the PI and Senior lab members, assist with coordinating new protocol submissions, renewals, and revisions to Institutional Review Board for multiple studies. 
  • Assist lab members with entering data and analyzing trends in recruitment. 
  • Under direction of the PI and Senior lab members, assist with coordinating and carrying out daily operations including ordering/maintaining laboratory supplies/equipment. 
  • Attend lab meetings.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Organized.
  • Self-starter

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • One (1) year of relevant work experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

*Previous lab experience.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Clinical Research

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Jessica Holmgren |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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