Job Req ID:  89055

Sr. Research Program Coordinator

The School of Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is seeking a full time Senior Research Program Coordinator. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will be responsible for the organization, entry, maintenance and accuracy of all clinical research data for complex and detailed clinical trials. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will also be responsible for the identification and recruitment of study participants, including attending clinic as necessary, coordination and/or collection and analysis of data, including imaging (e.g., OCT, MRI) and specimens (e.g., blood), organizing regulatory paperwork, and assisting with manuscript preparation. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will work directly with the principal investigators and other study coordinators to develop, amend, and execute study protocols.


The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will also monitor, schedule, and execute participant study visits and monitor the study budget. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will assist with orientation of less senior research staff in protocol and clinical research information. This position reports to the Director, Research Coordinator Support Services (RCSS), with an indirect reporting line to the faculty principal investigators of the clinical research projects.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements.
  • Adheres to all protocol and regulatory requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical research data.
  • Works on complex clinical studies which require a high level of knowledge, coordination, and attention to detail.
  • Maintains regulatory binder for each assigned protocol. Prepares and submits IRB and Sponsor correspondences (e.g., continuing reviews, changes in research, adverse event reporting).
  • May assist the principal investigator and/or program manager in defining information and plans required to accomplish goals of studies.  Will design and create protocol‑specific, case report forms, as needed.  May also assist less experienced staff in design and creation of such forms.
  • Verifies patient eligibility for studies by comparing patient history and clinical laboratory results with protocol requirements.
  • Maintains a research chart for each patient; Collects, enters and compiles clinical data, including imaging and biospecimens. Ensures accuracy and timeliness of data for use in presentations and publications.
  • Meets regularly with Principal Investigator and other study team members to review data accuracy and overall study progress; participates in all other meetings.
  • Assists with study budget and invoice preparation as needed.
  • Assist the Principal Investigator in preparing for audits.
  • Maintains detailed reports of hours worked on all projects
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological/Social Sciences or other appropriate discipline required.
  • Three years of related experience required.
  • Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, 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:

  • Experience in clinical research preferred.
  • Experience using REDCap preferred.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must exhibit excellent attention to detail and skills in organization and communication.
  • Must have a professional attitude and mature outlook.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently to complete tasks and work well with others.


Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.


Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F/37.5 hours 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview 

Department name: SOM ICTR Inst Clin Translational Resrch 
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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