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Clinical Research Coordinator I

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

Posting Number: req19112

Department: Surgery

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

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

Position Highlights

The Research Lab of Geoffrey Gurtner, MD, Chair of Surgery, and Kellen Chen, PhD, Assistant Research Professor (The Gurtner Lab) in the Department of Surgery is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator 1 to support the lab's clinical research endeavors. Specifically, the Clinical Research Coordinator will be involved in the open Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) Master Protocol as a part of the multi-center Diabetic Foot Consortium (DFC) clinical trial. The candidate should have experience with consenting patients and managing patient data. The candidate preferably will have worked with biospecimens in the past (e.g., tissue, blood, urine, etc.).

The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be well-organized, and be highly motivated. The candidate must be able to communicate well in English. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus. The candidate will work within a team of 3-4 other CRCs of varying levels to collect samples across the Banner Health System in Tucson, with most of the collection being either at the North or South campus. Occasional travel between the campus sites will be required on a day-to-day basis. The candidate must be able to work well both individually as well as with our extensive CRC team. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience.

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; 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.
  • Spanish fluency.
  • Experience working with biospecimens (e.g., tissue, blood, urine, etc.)

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: $47,356 - $59,195

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



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The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

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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

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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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