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Clinical Research Coordinator III, Department of Surgery (Part-Time)

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

Posting Number: req19652

Department: Surgery

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Surgery is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to support the research functions in Dr. Cuneo's lab. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be well-organized, and be highly motivated. The candidate should be able to work under the direction of the PI as well as collaborate with others within the laboratory. A solid fundamental knowledge of biological and medical sciences is necessary for this position. Excellent communication and personnel management skills are also required. It is anticipated that a successful candidate will have strong skills in organization and attention to detail, to ensure accurate documentation as required by all studies being performed.

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

  • Lead coordination across multiple study sites, including promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical trials. 
  • Explain STOP BLOQ study and consent research subjects. 
  • Communicate and collaborate with research subjects and site research coordinators to complete data collection.
  • Develop and compile data analysis, entry, and management, including analyzing trends and data in recruitment. 
  • Assist PI with manuscript writing.
  • Assist with coordinating new protocol submissions, renewals, and revisions to Institutional Review Board for multiple studies. 
  • Assist PI with manuscript writing and literature searches.
  • Participate in the initiation and/or completion of research projects. 
  • Record results of experiments: Tabulate research data and keep a detailed, easy to understand laboratory notebook.
  • Review progress, troubleshoot, problem solve, and evaluate and interpret experimental research project results.
  • Non-scientific lab management as needed; maintain and order supplies, schedule meetings, etc. 
  • Day-to-day management of junior lab members and students.
  • Train new team members as needed. 
  • Work across related clinical projects as directed by PI.
  • Attend lab meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple aspects of complex projects and programs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft products (e.g. Excel®, PowerPoint®, Outlook®).
  • Familiarity with using REDCap to build and manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish.
  • Background in project management in biomedical or public health research, such as development and enactment of study protocols, management of research databases, data quality control, statistical analysis, and development of charts and tables.
  • Strong background supporting multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary collaborations.
  • Experience reviewing clinical research protocols.
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, research methods, data analysis and basic statistics.
  • Experience with recruitment and supervision of research subjects and study visits.
  • Previous experience as a level 2 or 3 research coordinator of a multicenter study.
  • Experience utilizing multiple Electronic Data Capture systems.

FLSA: To Be Determined

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20

Job FTE: 0.50

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $59,404 - $74,254

Compensation Type: To Be Determined



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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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Clinical Research

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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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