Job Description


Requisition IDreq10206
Working TitleCoord,Research
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking to hire a motivated professional to serve as the Research Coordinator to support and coordinate enrollment for clinical research studies.

This individual will be responsible for working with a diverse team of clinical investigators and research staff to coordinate currently active research studies. Primary duties include research study subject enrollment including data and research specimen collection, supervision of student employees in screening and data entry and data quality assurance tasks, planning and execute study promotional activities to keep clinical staff informed about active research studies. Additional responsibilities include site investigative file maintenance, reporting of protocol of safety information to the institutional review board (IRB) as needed and regular communication with the research team and clinical trial sponsors and their representatives.

This position requires applicants to work in the emergency department. Thus, applicants must be able to collect and prepare data and research specimens in accordance with protocols, maintain regulatory binders, and supervise the process of data entry and quality assurance. This position may require scheduling evening and weekend work hours in order to meet enrollment demands. This is a recurring term position.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check. Additional health screenings may be required, dependent on the nature of the research conducted, as determined by Employee Occupational Health Services.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in:

· Identifying barriers to understanding and knowledge gaps

· Microsoft Office products including spreadsheets (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

· Delivering oral presentations to small groups

· Completion of a Human Research Protections (HRP) Training and Good Clinical Practices curriculum or program

· Medical experience or current license (EMT, RN, etc.) or experience working with Protected Health Information (PHI)

· Research experience including use of data collection software (REDCap, OpenClinica, etc.)

· Experience maintaining and updating clinical study binders

· IRB and grant submission experience

· Basic understanding of research study design and statistics

Additional RequirementsCandidates for this position must be eligible for employment as verified by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA); those individuals on the OIG/GSA Exclusion Lists will not be considered for hire. Once hired, periodic checks will be made for eligibility of continued employment.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentEmergency Medicine (558B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date09/30/2020
Pay$13.62 (min) to $20.43 (midpoint) HRLY
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date8/20/2019
Application InstructionsPlease attach an updated resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please be sure to address how your skills fit with our preferred qualifications for this position. A completed application is required for consideration.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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