Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Under the supervision of the Research Associate, the Senior Research Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the research activities of the Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research Network (NASH CRN), Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium (GpCRC), and Ancillary Studies of NAFLD in Persons Living with HIV for the Johns Hopkins Coordinating Centers. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will assist with development of data collection forms, database management in REDCap, and drafting of Standard Operating Procedures for new studies. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will monitor site recruitment and performance, help produce monthly performance reports, and monthly edits of the data system. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will assist the Research Associate with drafting monthly Steering Committee agendas and agendas for other subcommittees of the research networks, and will provide written minutes for these meetings. As needed, the Sr. Research Program Coordinator will review study protocols and informed consent documents. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will assist with tracking of publications with regular updates to the study websites, reviewing manuscripts to ensure that statements made about the research networks are correct, and that the appropriate grant support and acknowledgments are included, ensure that publications are compliant with the NIHMS, and produce publication metrics. The Sr. Research Program Coordinator will assist with the procurement and storage of liver biopsy slides for the HIV NASH CRN slide repository, including management of sending slides for central staining, development of a slide tracking inventory, and recording pathology readings during quarterly central pathology review sessions. As needed, during the start-up of new studies, the Sr. Research Program Coordinator will assist with certification of clinical staff.
Draft manuals of operations and data collection forms
Develop data management system in REDCap
Review protocols and informed consent statements
Monitor clinic performance through monthly performance reports and database edits
Plan, organize, and create meeting agendas, materials, and draft minutes for various meetings, including: Steering Committee, Staff, Publications, etc.
Maintain study websites
Review manuscripts, track manuscripts from submission through publication, monitor NIHMS compliance
Assist with the histology repository for the HIV NASH CRN
Monitor clinical center personnel and site certification
Using SAS or other statistical software, run reports, create datasets, and create graphical data summaries
Abilities needed: Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, excellent attention to detail required. Ability to work in a team environment; ability to manage multiple and competing priorities; knowledge of clinical research practices and principles preferred.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline required.
Three (3) years of related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Applicants with knowledge of SAS, Stata, and/or REDCap are preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Project coordination experience in NIH-grant supported setting a plus.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications: Proficient in MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and experience with Adobe Acrobat.
Classified title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator
Working title: Sr. Research Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ACRP 37.5/E/03/MB
Starting Salary Range: $38,920.08- $53,517.60 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Fulltime
Employee Status: Exempt
Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 37.5hrs/Wk
Location: BSPH Campus – Baltimore, MD – Telecommuting allowed during COVID-19 restrictions or as needed.
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology
Personnel area (School): BSPH – Bloomberg School of Public Health
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