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Clinical Research Coordinator

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Clinical Research Coordinator
Department/College/Unit Nebraska Food for Health Center-9850
Requisition Number S_170505
Posting Open Date 08/22/2017
Application Review Date: <br>(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 09/28/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of Nebraska Food for Health Center (NFHC) clinical trials under the auspices of the investigators. NFHC has the primary mission of discovering novel plant molecules and components that can be developed into food ingredients, foods, prebiotics, probiotics, and synbiotics that have clinically-proven health benefits in humans. The CRC will assisting Principal Investigator(s) and research teams in the coordination of all activities of clinical studies required for successful implementation of the study protocol(s). The applicant must be able to communicate effectively with study participants and investigators, and to work independently and as a part of a team. Additionally, the candidate must have strong quantitative, organizational, verbal, interpersonal skills, and problem solving skills as well as attention to detail.
The research duties include the following components: subject screening, consent and registration, compilation and submission of data, monitoring of study compliance, maintenance of data submission system, as well as sample acquisition (blood, stool, saliva, etc.) and archiving (biobanking) of all samples. The administrative and organizational components, will include: clinical space scheduling, reviewing study protocols and brochures; creating study documents, and ensuring compliance with regulations and guidelines. Additional responsibilities will include developing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and train others as needed to collect and label samples as instructed and deliver or process samples in accordance with the protocol, manual of operations, SOPs or other work instruction set.
experience may apply.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and/or Nursing plus three (3) years’ experience in working with confidential health information and ensuring compliance with all legal, regulatory, and protocol guidelines and/or experience in bio-sample handling and management. Working knowledge of basic office and computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, internet browsers/research, and email. Professional experience will show the ability to train personnel in aspects of participant recruitment, data and sample collection. All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMV background check authorizing them to operate university vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate will have earned a Master’s degree in Biological Sciences and/or nursing. Preference will be given to individuals with a nursing degree or experience as clinical research coordinator. Do not exclude PhD in Biological Sciences or related field. Additionally, experience with clinical databases such as RedCap. Preferred knowledge, skills and abilities include: ability to work independently and as a part of a team; Strong quantitative, organizational, verbal and problem solving skills and attention to detail; Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills; Effective verbal and written communication skills, and strong analytical and interpersonal skills; Ability to manage time, multi task and prioritize work; Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Preferred applicants will have a CCRC certification.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $41,546/yr minimum
How to Apply

Click on the words “Apply to this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will also be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

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Karen Randall
Personnel Generalist

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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