Clinical Research Coordinator III

Company:  University of Massachusetts Medical School
Location: Worcester
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

Under the general direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) or designee, the Clinical Research Coordinator III is responsible for independently performing delegated tasks and procedures involving human subject research. This work includes coordination of regulatory activities and aspects of collection and management of data for complex research protocols related to treatment, ancillary services, and prevention practices. Writing Sample is required, please submit with your resume as a cover letter.


Obtain consent of research participants in accordance with the IRB approved protocols and all applicable regulations including HIPAA

Assist with recruiting, screening, selecting, maintaining and terminating study subjects for multiple protocols

Identify, schedule and/or conduct participant study visits, tests and/or interviews/telephone follow up calls

Ensure accuracy and completion of all regulatory documentation, including local or central IRB and study data. Provide data/support to study Investigators, sponsors and/or external monitors/auditors

Direct the activities of research support staff. Assist with the training of staff

Develop preliminary designs for study related documentation of data and collection tools, (e.g. questionnaires, treatment data and/or therapeutic checklists)

Contribute to grant preparation, assessment of protocol feasibility, manuscript writing, data presentations and Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes

Assist with financial /operational aspects of grant and contracts. Responsible for clinical research billing review within the required timeframe

Conduct preliminary quality assurance reviews of study data

Present study status reports related to assigned research projects

Track and maintain study related information in the data management system within the required timeframe

Provide detailed written summaries from literature searches and related sources to serve as a resource for the study team and clinicians/PIs

Responsible for monitoring the inventory of research related supplies

Document and collect data/ samples for research related procedures performed during participant study visits. Ensure clinicians and/or PI accurately document their study activities according to protocol.

Monitor strict adherence to all study protocols, including all regulatory requirements adhering to appropriate federal, local and institutional guidelines. Identify and resolve issues with protocol compliance. Keep principal investigator and manager aware of any issues regarding compliance

Comply with all safety and infection control standards appropriate to this position

Adhere to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and all human subject protection practices

Perform other duties as required.


Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or health related field, or equivalent experience

3-5 years of related experience

Ability to travel off site locations

Additional Information:
Have you ever wanted to help implement a program of research from the beginning, putting all your training and prior experiences to optimal use? Are you looking for greater meaning and observable impact from your work? 


Help us set up our laboratories and get our studies running efficiently as we move our research programs from other institutions to UMass Chan!  The laboratories of A.M. Barrett and Kevin Houston are seeking an experienced clinical research coordinator who is knowledgeable about regulatory guidelines and comfortable managing small to medium-sized clinical trials. 


The investigators will be conducting a clinical trial on prism adaptation therapy, an exciting new rehabilitation intervention for spatial neglect.  Spatial neglect is a common impairment of spatial cognition occurring in more than half of strokes and other unilateral brain injuries. .


Other clinical studies include but are not limited to a multisite trial on a new device for visual field expansion in homonymous hemianopia (half field blindness), and a study on the development of a new therapy approach for paralysis of eye movements.  Take the next step toward a more fulfilling career and apply today!


Please submit a writing sample with your resume        


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