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Internal Number: 2209972
Clinical/Translational Research Coordinator I
Department of Health Policy
This is a full-time/non-exempt term position lasting six months to one year.
A large new multi-center study is looking for a qualified individual who will be responsible for coordinating the approval processes and conduct of research protocols, such that the integrity and quality of the clinical/translational research is maintained and the research is conducted in accordance with Responsible conduct of research principles, federal and sponsor regulations and guidelines, Vanderbilt Policy and Procedure and research protocol. We are looking for a proactive individual with excellent communication skills, extreme attention to details and ability to work well in teams of individuals from different specialties. The main project of interest is a large study that is evaluating the transmission of viral infections in households, and activities that can be taken to mitigate this transmission.
The applicant for this research support position will perform a variety of research activities including the enrollment, collection of samples and data, and documentation of data and processes in support of an ongoing study of transmission of respiratory viruses in households in Middle Tennessee. The successful applicant will assist in ensuring adherence to protocols, appropriate regulations, and deadlines and ensures timely enrollment and quality of information received.
Expected responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Support field study activities (90%)
Coordination and supervision of team activities (10%)
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This is a full-time, term position. A Term position is a staff position that exists for a period longer than six months but is not expected to last beyond one year. Although a position may exist for a specified or indefinite period, staff who accept term positions are not guaranteed employment for the entire period; they are employed for indefinite periods within the limit of the appointment. There are no guarantees of continued employment, either within the term or when the term ends.
Salary is dependent upon education and experience.
Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.