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Job Req ID:  51477

Research Program Coordinator

General Summary/Purpose: 

The Department of Otolaryngology-HNS is seeking a hybrid full time Research Program Coordinator to coordinate study logistics for a study on HPV, cancer biomarkers and screening. This includes overseeing day-to-day activities of a complex multicenter study, working in a multiple complex dynamic clinical environments with various study stakeholders and participant types.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

30% Study Oversight and Coordination:

  • Oversee the coordination of day-to-day activities of a complex multi-center study, reporting to supervisor regarding concerns and changes
  • Coordinate with other study sites to include multiple clinics
  • Oversee quality assurance and quality control for study data collection, reporting to supervisor regarding concerns and changes
  • Implement and operationalization research protocol at JHSPH/SOM and collaborating sites
  • Contribute to the SOP, make recommendations about conduct of research, make independent decisions
  • Organize and manage project materials
  • Assist with questionnaire development, piloting and modification, as needed
  • Provide regular updates and reports to supervisor regarding study updates and metrics
  • Perform onboard training, as needed

60% Study:

  • Screen study participants
  • Enroll participants
  • Collect samples
  • Perform study administration, IRB, logistics
  • Oversee administrative pieces of research project

10% other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

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


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Phlebotomy experience/certification highly desirable


Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Familiarity with prospective clinical studies or trials, research protocols, and IRB procedures preferred.


Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator 
Working Title: Research Program Coordinator  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 per hour (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:00am-5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health 
Department name: 10003039-SOM Oto Otolaryngology Research 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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