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Job Req ID:  9230

Research Program Coordinator

General summary/purpose:

The Research Program Coordinator will provide support for Urology Research. 

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintains good working knowledge of all assigned protocols, key investigators and collaborators, as well as reporting requirements.
  • Maintains compliance binder for each assigned protocol.
  • With assistance, prepares and submits annual renewal requests, amendments and adverse event reports with clinical input according to IRB and Sponsor requirements. Adheres to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data.
  • May assist the principal investigator and/or program manager in defining information and plans required to accomplish goals of studies.
  • May help design and create protocol specific data collection forms with assistance. 

  • Verifies patient eligibility for studies by comparing patient history and clinical laboratory results with protocol requirements.
  • Serves as liaison between the research PI and clinicians.
  • Serves as consent designee and verifies scheduling of patient biopsy sampling including liquid and tissue biopsies.
  • Responsible for acquisition and initial processing of clinical samples. May assist in lab-based project using the samples.
  • Meets regularly with Principal Investigators, Research Nurses, and Research Program Managers for project planning purposes and evaluation of project progress.
  • Prepares reports on study subjects as required by the principal investigators and/or external agencies. Responds in a timely manner to special projects or queries related to the data.
  • Assist outside monitors during study audits.
  • Maintains manual of procedures and regulatory binder for study/studies.
  • Develop moderately complex tracking database/spreadsheet based on study requirements utilizing Excel, Access, or similar software applications. Monitors data quality and accuracy as required by research protocol.
  • May act as a contact for study participants, which may include scheduling, confirming appointments, and escorting/directing to various locations on/off campus.
  • Recruitment and retention of study participants for an ongoing study. Gather and enter data into established databases. Help modify databases as needed.
  • Participate in project meetings and fulfill the PI’s expectations regarding the organization of study-wide meetings.
  • Travel between the different clinical sites may be required.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Some related experience.


Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.  For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.



Role/Level/Range: ACRO/03/CD

Starting Salary Range:   $15.78-$21.69

Employee Group: Full-Time

Schedule: M-F, 40 hrs/wk            

Employee Subgroup: Non-Exempt

Department Name: Urology  

Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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