Job Description


Requisition IDreq11206
Working TitleCoord,Research
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Pediatrics Department encompasses a network of hospitals, clinics and community based services that are integrally linked through education and research to apply advanced medical science to the patients they serve and an abiding concern for the well-being of children to improve and restore health for New Mexico’s youngest residents. The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology group is the only pediatric practice of its kind in the state of New Mexico. We offer an opportunity to work in a range of clinical, academic, research, and/or community settings.

The Research Coordinator oversees clinical trials for pediatric oncology, hematology, hemophilia and translational research, including multi-site clinical trials, ensuring compliance with all regulatory agency requirements; monitors the conduct and progress of the studies to ensure compliance, protocol and clinical study schedule; ensures compliance with IRB requirements; provides day-to-day administrative collaboration and coordination between clinical investigators, IRB staff, and national research organization; ensures the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of research and data collection activities; reviews on-site files and records, case report forms, and source documents for completeness, accuracy, consistency and compliance; identifies deficiencies and discrepancies, and initiates corrective action as required; ensures appropriate transmission of clinical case data to the national research organization; reviews case report queries and problems, and clarifies and/or obtains changes to data as appropriate; monitors and records patient response to treatment and communicates study data and results to investigators. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to this position.

The University of New Mexico’s total compensation package includes an exceptional paid leave program (approximately 30+ days per year), healthcare options, employee & family education discounts (spouses, domestic partners, and dependents), discounts for athletic and theater events, corporate discounts at local businesses, flexible spending accounts, health promotion programs, use of sports facilities & rental equipment, and discount rates at both of UNM's two highly rated golf courses.

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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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent experience as a research assistant in clinical trials or other related research
  • Recent experience with data abstraction from medical charts
  • Recent experience with IRB submissions
  • Proficiency in Excel, MS Word, various databases including EVELOS and ERDE.
  • ACRP or SOCRA Certified
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Hematology Oncology (997M)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
Pay$13.62 - $20.43
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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date11/11/2019
Application InstructionsYou must complete the application and the hours worked per week for every job.A complete application includes a resume, cover letter that describes your experience with the preferred qualifications, and a list of three (3) previous supervisors for references with contact information.

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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