Clinical Research Coordinator Trainee Non Licensed - Neurology
Job ID: R0030672 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA

The Department of Neurology in the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator 1, Non-Licensed OR a Clinical Research Trainee to support clinical research studies within the Stroke Trials and Research Team (START). Highly qualified Trainees may be accepted for this position. The incumbent will be part of a team of clinical research professionals supporting all aspects of clinical research in both in-patient and out-patient settings. Duties and responsibilities will include study feasibility assessment, clinical research study start-up, regulatory document preparation and maintenance, study training for research team members and clinical staff, clinical trial subject screening and recruitment, research data collection and query resolution, communications with study teams and sponsors, assist with study budget and contract negotiation, study financial review, and site close-out activities. Qualified applicants may also support grant and manuscript preparation. Candidates will work as a part of a team of research professionals and will share 24/7 on-call, including weekends and holidays, responsibilities with other team members as needed to support clinical trials within the START.

Minimum Requirements:

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.
  • Experience: None. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.
  • Licensure: None.

Clinical Research Trainee

  • Non-licensed trainees possess a Bachelor's degree, and licensed trainees have at least an Associate's degree with an appropriate health-related licensure.
  • Experience: None
  • Licensure: None

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to work accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems.
  • Ability to sort and compile data.
  • Considerable knowledge of scientific principles and research methodology.
  • Proficient knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices for research.
  • Ability to manage multiple trials simultaneously.
  • Ability to interact with patients, families, physicians, and ancillary personnel as well as research committees, and outside sponsor personnel.
  • Comfortable working in the acute care setting in the intensive care unit patients.
  • Working Knowledge of Federal and State Regulations as they apply to the conduct of clinical research is preferred.
  • Process, prepare and ship laboratory specimens.
  • Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

This position will remain open until filled. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. 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 Daniel Strong, Senior Recruiter at


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


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