Clinical Research Coordinator, Emergency Medicine
Job ID: R0029960 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA

The University of Virginia Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) at varying levels. The CRC works collaboratively with the Emergency Medicine Research Team, including principal investigators, the research manager and other clinical research coordinators to identify and recruit trial candidates and provide follow-up for enrolled subjects. Other collaborations may be conducted in support of other faculty members as needed and will be at the direction of the research manager.

The CRC assists in the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process to maximize enrollment, compliance,and safety at all clinical trial stages, from feasibility through closeout. The CRC works with the investigator, the human subject, the (IRB), the University, regulatory agencies responsible for the oversight of the research, and the sponsor.

Advanced planning and scheduling are assessed by departmental leadership to be beneficial to work-life balance for coordinators and study requirements. While this position may work a flexible work schedule based on research and operational requirements, work-life balance is emphasized and recognized as an important factor of employment satisfaction. Emergency Medicine Coordinators may work rotating weekends and on-call shifts, alternating with others within the department, as needed for defined periods based upon study requirements.

Clear, concise and professional communication skills (written, electronic, verbal, and nonverbal) are required. Effective use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required.

Experience with Epic EMR, collection of biomarkers such as blood draws, and in a clinical environment is preferred. Multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.


Applicants will be considered for the following levels and position types:

1. Clinical Research Coordinator – 1, Non-Licensed

  • Education: Bachelor's or Associate's degree. Four years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

2. Clinical Research Coordinator – 2, Non-Licensed

  • Education: Bachelor's or Associate's degree. Four years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience: At least 1 year of clinical research experience is required. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

  • Licensure: None.

3. Clinical Research Coordinator – 3, Non-Licensed

  • Education: Associate's degree required; Bachelor's or Master's degree preferred. Five or more years of clinical research experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years of clinical research experience required. Master's degree may substitute for 1 year of clinical research experience.

  • Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) is preferred at the time of hire and is required within one year.


Anticipated Hiring Range: Competitive salary based with qualifications and experience with full UVA benefits.


This position will remain open until filled. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at


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