Clinical Research Coordinator (Various Levels), Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia
Job ID: R0033376 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine seeks applications for a Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed 1, 2, or 3.

A Clinical Research Coordinator 3, Non-Licensed (CRC 3) performs a full range of clinical research duties with minimal supervision. A CRC 3 has an advanced level of knowledge of clinical research conduct, good clinical practices as well as federal and state regulations that govern it. A CRC 3 performs progressively more complex and comprehensive clinical research duties with an increasing level of autonomy and works closely with Principal Investigator(s) and other members of the research team.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Non-Licensed (CRC 2) is a role that requires some previous experience in clinical research. A CRC 2 will manage the basic elements of clinical trial conduct and demonstrate a solid understanding of clinical research compliance. CRC2 will be involved in most aspects of clinical research conduct and will continue to benefit from the opportunity to engage in additional on-the-job training and mentorship opportunities to continue to advance on the clinical research career path. A CRC2 works under the moderate supervision of a Principal Investigator and/or an experienced CRC and will manage a reasonable portfolio of clinical trials or research projects as assigned by a supervisor.

Clinical Research Coordinator 1, Non-Licensed (CRC 1) is a role that provides an excellent avenue for an individual to begin a rewarding career in clinical research. In this role one has the opportunity to receive on-the-job training to learn how to perform some of the basic tasks carried out by a clinical research coordinator. There is also a heavy focus on education to provide a strong foundational level of knowledge in clinical research as a whole. This is a role that involves intense cumulative learning to lay the groundwork for a successful career as a clinical research coordinator. A CRC 1 will work under direct supervision of a Principal Investigator and/or an experienced CRC and will be assigned clinical research duties as deemed appropriate by a designated supervisor.

UVA's Division of Nephrology houses a diversified collection of clinical, research and administrative professionals whose knowledge, skills and abilities are effectively utilized in order to provide high-quality healthcare, an excellent educational experience, opportunities for groundbreaking research and a desirable work environment best suited to serve patients, students, staff and the community at large.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Work closely with principal investigators and other study team members on all clinical research projects assigned.
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the regulatory framework for FDA and non-FDA regulated studies.
  • Facilitate and/or complete activities required for study start-up, including contract and budget negotiations, regulatory submissions and all communications with the study sponsor.
  • Coordinate multiple clinical trials or research projects simultaneously or manage large individual clinical trials that may be multi-center and complex in nature.
  • Manage all aspects of ongoing clinical trial conduct from enrollment to off-study visits, data management, safety reporting and compliance oversight.
  • Prepare and submit all regulatory documentation to the IRB, such as personnel changes, annual protocol continuations, protocol modifications, adverse event reports and unanticipated events.
  • Reconcile study billing, identifying charges covered by the study versus charges to be billed to the subject/third-party payor.
  • Orient and/or provide basic training to new study team members.
  • Ensure sponsor is invoiced for study activity and reconcile payments received.
  • Notify PI and/or supervisor of any potential issues with the study or subject status.
  • Communicate effectively with study sponsor(s).
  • Liaise with the other departments within the institution to support clinical research activities.
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency with the various electronic platforms utilized in clinical research, such as IRB Pro, Protocol Builder, CRConnect, OnCore, e-regulatory platforms and Epic.
  • Support investigator-initiated research activity by conducting literature searches, collating research material and assisting with abstract or manuscript preparation.
  • Demonstrate a continuously increasing level of clinical research knowledge gained through active participation in training and mentorship opportunities, as well as self-guided learning.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Qualified candidate must have:

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.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2, Non-Licensed:
  • Education: Associate's degree required, bachelor's degree preferred. Four years of clinical research experience can be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience: At least one year of clinical research experience. Some experience in a healthcare setting and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

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.

Physical Demands:
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.

The Clinical Research Coordinator will report to Nephrology Clinical Research Center (NCRC) Clinical Research Manager.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Julia Scialla,

This position is located in Charlottesville, VA and hybrid.

The anticipated start date is June 1, 2022

For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.

Review of Applicants will begin April 4, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.

This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health and drug screen are required for this position prior to employment.

References will be completed via UVA's standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via Skill Survey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Christi Maguire, Recruiting Specialist, at

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