Job Description


Requisition IDreq7100
Working TitleCoord,Research
Position Grade10
Position Summary

Coordinates and administers a funded research study/activity or group of associated activities. Assists in project planning, and ensures that pre-established work scope, study protocol, and regulatory requirements are followed. Establishes and maintains budgets and fiscal controls for the project, and assists in the development of grant proposals. Recruits and coordinates research subjects, as appropriate, and serves as principle administrative liaison for the project. Oversees and coordinates the provision of administrative and staff services to investigators; develops and maintains recordkeeping systems and procedures.

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a dynamic candidate to coordinate funded research for a busy and growing research facility focused on clinical research in schizophrenia and other mental illnesses. This is a high energy position that requires attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Will work as part of a research team to conduct high quality research with a mentally ill population, including implementing neuroimaging and clinical protocols. Will be responsible for coordinating the administrative, fiscal management and recruitment aspects of multiple on-going studies, will work with confidential data and sensitive health information, and will work directly with patients and families for evaluative and consultative purposes. Will maintain study regulatory compliance and will serve as a liaison among sponsors, investigators, and external constituencies. Will be responsible for data collection, quality assurance, routine study and laboratory procedures, protocol implementation and adherence. This position will require excellent administrative, clinical and teamwork skills. Qualified candidates must have experience with subject recruitment and clinical interviewing.

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
  • BA or BS degree, psychology or related field
  • Experience coordinating clinical research studies, including screening/recruiting
  • Experience administering psychiatric assessments
  • Experience with regulatory requirements and Institutional Review Boards
  • Experience with MRI and MEG
  • Experience with informed consent processes with mentally ill populations
  • Experience in basic phlebotomy procedures

Additional RequirementsOfficial Transcripts requiredBachelor's Degree required
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPsychiatry Psych (451A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date12/31/19
Pay$13.62 to $20.43 (Hourly)
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 Date11/30/2018
Application Instructions3 Supervisory References requiredCover letter required

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.

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