Wanted: Clinical Research Coordinator

The UIC Institute for Health Research and Policy is searching for a Visiting Clinical Research Coordinator to manage and coordinate clinical research protocols, including pre- and post-research activities, internal and external to a clinical setting at multiple sites.

This position is responsible for the implementation and conduct of a research project related to behavioral lifestyle intervention trials and will be responsible to coordinate comprehensive patient protocol treatment schedules to maintain compliance with protocol requirements.

Duties include, but are not limited to...

  • establish and coordinate the implementation of clinical research protocol priorities;
  • coordinate the activation and maintenance of clinical protocols, including review and completion of submissions, amendments, and adverse event reports as required;
  • manage and communicate adverse events and protocol modifications, including their impact on the clinical research program;
  • review clinical procedures and evaluations regularly ensuring protocol compliance; act as a liaison with all research staff involved with the study including physicians, IRB, grant sponsors and regulatory agencies;
  • develop and implement effective patient recruitment strategies to increase study enrollment; coordinate outreach to and liaison with staff at recruitment sites to recruit new subjects; screen patients for protocol eligibility and participation in study;
  • complete patient assessment of BMI;
  • execute and manage informed consent process and monitor patient status;
  • participate in conducting study surveys;
  • collect and review client evaluations/assessments, surveys, and participant interviews;
  • participate in required clinical research education and training programs.


Bachelor's degree required in a health-related field, master's degree preferred.

In addition, a minimum of three years of experience in clinical research studies and behavioral lifestyle intervention trials, along with Clinical Research Coordinator certification or equivalent required.

Other qualifications include familiarity with brain imagining scans; strong interpersonal and customer service skills; knowledge of aspects of clinical research trials such as screening, interviewing and case report forms; knowledge of experimental design, statistics and data management; proficiency working with REDCap and Microsoft Office; knowledge of ethics and regulatory procedures (informed consent, IRB applications, data safety and monitoring plans).

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

How to Apply

For full consideration, please submit an application by August 3, 2018, through the UIC HireTouch system at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=99463

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

UIC evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics.