Research Coord II- Preventive Medicine

University Of Tennessee Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 2 weeks ago

Pay Grade: 39

Hiring Range: $18.79 - $22.55/ Hourly



The Research Coordinator II supports an academic cancer disparities program by focusing on, but not being limited to, implementation of research studies, research regulatory management, study recruitment and retention, data collection, manuscript and grant submission, direct community outreach, and coordination of communication/marketing needs associated with a clinical cancer disparities and community-based outreach program.


  • Coordinates relationships with community partners, academic collaborators, research subjects, and stakeholders.

  • Creates and oversees ongoing recruitment plans. Supervises and assists in recruitment event planning and execution, as well as with marketing, public relations, and advertising of the program's offerings and accomplishments.

  • Records and metric program recruitment results. Troubleshoots and assess solutions to any deficiencies in accrual.

  • Assists in participant retention activities for assigned project(s) as directed. Discusses challenges or problems in this area with others to assure maximal use of experiences to resolve problem or challenge.

  • Assumes responsibility in assuring the long-term success of our program's relationships with participants, collaborators, and staff for assigned project(s).

  • Manages regulatory issues, including protocol submissions, study record keeping, continuing approval, communication, and any other requirements specified by IRB.

  • Oversees adherence to research regulations including drafting, obtaining informed consent forms, data management, updating, collection, storage of trial related forms and paperwork, adverse event reports, and additional requirements specified by IRB, FDA, or other authorized regulatory bodies.

  • Performs activities related to assigned project(s), including purchasing and repairing programmatic supplies and/or hiring of program-related staff.

  • Contributes ideas and suggestions for the phases of assigned project(s).

  • Enters required research, clinical, and administrative data. Ability to plan, execute, and create/maintain records & minutes for all meetings, video/teleconferences.

  • Participates in additional data and resource collection, storage, management, auditing, and security as directed by research and program leadership.

  • Assists with producing reports, research summaries, business plans, and appropriate contributions to patient-directed materials, scientific meeting abstracts, academic publications, lay publications, and grant submissions, as directed by research and program leadership.

  • Performs other duties as needed.


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in public health, psychology, sociology, social work, other social science. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of experience; OR Master's degree in public health or related field, one (1) year of experience. Experience with community-based healthcare research is preferred. Experience with research program management and administration is preferred. Ability to work both independently and in close contact with a study team, clinical providers, patients, academic collaborators, students, families, and community participants. Highly developed organizational and time management skills. Fluency with clinical research management and regulatory issues; strong personal drive and work ethic aimed towards personal and professional enrichment. A strong desire to learn and expand skills will be key to success in this position. Comfort with quantitative/qualitative data collection, scientific writing community-based health research, and public presentation. Must possess impeccable interpersonal and communication skills across a wide spectrum of colleagues, stakeholders, and collaborators, across a wide assortment of work setting located at the Medical School, active treatment clinics, and within the community. Fluency with presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint), including drafting of digital slide decks.

WORK SCHEDULE: This position may occasionally work evenings and weekends, occasional travel.

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