University of Washington School of Public Health
Research Coordinator (Multi-Disciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain) - Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health
Closing Date: open until filled
Posted: November 2, 2017
This position applies scientific knowledge to coordinate significant research activities within the Multi-Disciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain study. Exercises considerable day-to-day independence to develop and implement study protocols, materials, and procedures.
The incumbent will manage all phases of these research studies, interpreting and applying study protocols to achieve specific aims. The incumbent will write Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and be responsible for compliance throughout the study. The incumbent will execute all study procedures (and direct others in the execution of study procedures), including conducting participant study visits, designing and overseeing data collection, conducting analyses, and preparing reports for publication. The incumbent will seek consultation from the project Principal Investigator (PI), but will generally be expected to utilize substantial research experience to exercise independent judgment in day-to-day decision-making and project oversight.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline and three (3) years of progressively responsible related professional research experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A Master’s degree in an appropriate related scientific or engineering discipline may be substituted for up to one year of the required work experience.
Additional Requirements: Demonstrated experience developing and using database systems such as Access, Qualtrics, Oracle, and REDCap in a research setting. Experience recruiting study participants for research studies. Experience running study participants through complex protocols. Proficient with Microsoft Office suite products. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on occasion to meet the needs of the project, including scheduling participant visits and contacts, as well as meeting project deadlines. Local and occasional national travel is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience recruiting and working with study participants that are experiencing pelvic pain or other types of pain. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and competence communicating and working with health professionals, faculty members and researchers, and diverse groups within the general public.
Position is open until filled. First review of applications begins November 13, 2017 Salary DOQ. For a complete position description and to apply visit www.wsujobs.com. WSU Spokane is a tobacco free campus. WSU is an EO/AA/ADA employer and educator.