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Clinical Research Coordinator (Research Professional 2)- Department ofOtolaryngology

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID352846

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyResearch-Support

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code8352P2

Employee ClassCivil Service

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Provide clinical research assistance to faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Implement, manage, coordinate, and document research protocols and study activities. Ensure that all components of a project are completed in an ethical, scientific, rigorous, and timely manner.
Protocol/study Management (45%)

  • Duties are determined by protocol-specific requirements and may include any research activity from protocol development through study closeout. The incumbent may assume responsibility for continuity of research subject care and follow the subject from beginning to completion of the study
  • Facilitate the successful implementation of the IRB approved protocol; read and interpret clinical protocols, assess study related needs, and provide input to facilitate implementation under the supervision of the department's research manager
  • Demonstrate effective and efficient communication with study sponsors, monitors, department and University staff
  • Complete and maintain essential, source, and regulatory documents.
  • Organize and submit data into databases, spreadsheets and reporting mechanisms, and ensure accuracy of data entry
  • Handle basic financial and administrative transactions (ex: supply purchasing)Manage subject participation in research protocol (45%)
    • Identify and recruit potential research subjects
    • Determine subject eligibility, and maintain compliance with protocol eligibility requirements
    • Protect the rights of research subjects via execution of informed consent and compliance with HIPPA requirements
    • Perform study specific procedures for the collection of research data
    • Collect and ship specimens for research, laboratory, or clinical testing as required
    • Maintain study databases to track the status of participants
    • Follow up study participants via data collection from medical records, in person interviews, and by telephone
    • Review data collection forms for completeness and accuracy, and abstract data from medical records using standard forms
    • Comply with all adverse-event reporting regulationsEducation and Administration (10%)
      • Facilitate new project development
      • Educate University faculty and staff of our regulatory and research obligations in relation to our research activities
      • Communicate with clinical teams to foster quality research within the context of exceptional clinical care
      • Support quality improvement initiatives
      • Attend research and professional development trainings as appropriate


        All required qualifications must be documented on application materialsRequired Qualifications
        • Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of work experience in research; or a combination of related education and work experience totaling 6 years
        • Demonstrated proficiency with basic office software such as Microsoft Office and Excel, and Google applications
        • Ability to work independently, solve problems, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
        • Excellent organizational, oral communication, and written communication skills
        • Experience with data, data management, and quantitative analysis.
        • Critical thinker and detail orientedPreferred Qualifications
          • Familiarity with University of Minnesota, and MHealth hospitals and clinics
          • Familiarity with REDCap
          • Experience with medical research, in particular otolaryngology or head and neck cancer
          • A keen interest in clinical outcomes research and patient care is important
          • A demonstrated education record including courses in epidemiology or health sciences research and statistical methods
          • Familiarity with medical terminology and electronic medical records
          • Experience working in a customer-oriented environment.
          • Certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC, CCRP, or similar certification)

            About the Department

            To learn more about the Department of Otolaryngology, please vist


            Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
            • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
            • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
            • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
            • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
            • University HSA contributions
            • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
            • Employee wellbeing program
            • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
            • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
            • Financial counseling services
            • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

              How To Apply

              Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


              The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

              Employment Requirements

              Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

              Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:

              About the U of M

              The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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