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Job Req ID:  85757

Research Program Coordinator

We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator  who will be responsible for coordinating clinical trials and other clinical research projects for the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center. This may involve, but is not limited to, screening medical records, identifying appropriate patients, consenting study participants, performing data collection and entry, obtaining and processing specimens (e.g., blood, urine), organizing regulatory paperwork. 


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Will maintain a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and projects and their reporting requirements and will adhere to all protocol and regulatory requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data.
  • Work directly with the principal investigators and other study coordinators to execute multiple study protocols.
  • May also be involved in the amendment of existing protocols or development of new study protocols.
  • Attend clinics, screen potential participants and carry out research-related procedures with participants on a daily basis. 
  • Monitor, schedule, and execute participants’ study visits and may be involved in reconciling study related invoices.
  • The position reports to the division’s Research Nurse, with an indirect reporting line to the faculty principal investigators of the clinical research projects.
  • Manage and maintain all participant binders, study binders, and documentation for the study as well as assist the principal investigators in preparing for audits, advertising for the studies, implementing new recruitment strategies, and preparing reports for the IRB as well as handling and documenting IRB correspondence. 
  • May attend educational lectures and conferences.
  • Must be willing to conduct database management.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline required. 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 the 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. 


** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some experience with Stata, ACCESS, and REDCap preferred.
  • Phlebotomy skills preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have professional attitude and excellent communication skills, including oral and written communication, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Must have a mature outlook, be self‐motivated and, be highly organized. 
  • Must be able to work independently complete tasks, work with others to problem solve, be detail-oriented, and able to multi-task.


Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD 
Starting Salary Range: $16.42 - $22.57/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 

Department name: SOM Neuro Neuroimmunology 
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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