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Lab Data Coordinator- HIV trials - Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch

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Location: Seattle, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #12427
Posted: April 2, 2018

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA is seeking an experienced and innovative Laboratory Data Coordinator to join the SCHARP Laboratory Data Operations (LDO) group. Part of the SCHARP Data Management Unit (DMU), the LDO team is responsible for developing and maintaining the laboratory assay and specimen data pipelines for multiple clinical trials, pre-clinical studies and research and development projects. The Lab Data Coordinator (LDC) coordinates and monitors the transfer and processing of data from external labs for the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) Laboratory Data Operations (LDO) section.


The incumbent works independently in performing both routine and non-routine tasks and exercises technical expertise in developing and implementing data management practices and procedures essential to the validity of assay results and specimen data.


  1. Coordinate laboratory data management procedures, including data collection, processing, storage, and quality control practices. 
  2. Manage study-specific data pipelines including setting up and monitoring data transfers and coordinating with project managers, programmers and analysts.
  3. Work with SCHARP section representatives and external collaborators to develop and implement policies, SOPs, Work Practice Guidelines, and quality control methods.
  4. Act as a liaison between the SCHARP study teams and the external labs. Develop an understanding of laboratory procedures for relevant assays, and work with laboratories to receive specimen/assay data in a timely manner. Train external lab users on data upload procedures and data submission best practices
  5. Investigate and resolve data discrepancies, working with external labs and other SCHARP staff to troubleshoot issues and develop necessary process improvements.
  6. Assist in the development of tools and processes for use by external labs submitting data to SCHARP; may include development of templates, forms, macros and/or management of existing web-based data upload platforms.
  7. Assist in software validation including testing code and applications.
  8. Review, design, produce and/or standardize laboratory data reports. 9. Serve as project manager for assay/specimen data management initiatives.
  9. Perform other responsibilities as required.

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