Kinesiology Clinical Research Coordinator - Allen Lab
Job ID: R0035531 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Department of Kinesiology in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks a highly qualified candidate for a newly created Exercise Physiology Clinical Research Coordinator position. The primary responsibility will be to coordinate the NIH-NIA R-01 project "PRIME HFrEF: Novel Exercise for Older Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction," although work on other funded research projects will be required.

The role will assist with a variety of clinical research and daily operational procedures, including recruitment, working with laboratory specimens, coordination and implementation of testing and exercise training visits, data acquisition/entry, document and materials preparation, recordkeeping, review of prospective research participants, and personnel management.

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Recruiting, screening and enrolling study participants who meet research criteria. Collecting basic information through scripted interviews and answering general questions.
  • Obtaining informed consent from study participants and maintaining telephone and in-person contact. Notifying principal investigator and supervisor of subject status.
  • Collecting subject data, entering and analyzing data, and compiling reports, adhering to proper research protocols. Preparing documentation, reports, graphs and other materials. Keeping appropriate logs, tracking participants and preparing study materials.
  • Processing, preparing and shipping laboratory specimens.
  • Compiling and submittingstudy protocols and amendments, consent forms and recruiting materials to the Institutional Review Board and department for approval with oversight from supervisor or principal investigator.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: At least one year.
  • Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) with four years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Preferred Requirements
  • Two years of clinical research experience
  • CPR/AED certification
  • Clinical experience working with adults and other special populations (e.g., older adults or people at risk for cardiovascular disease)
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations on clinical trials and of human subject research ethics
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong organizational skills, communication and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Experience in health risk appraisal, comprehensive fitness testing and exercise prescription
  • A certification obtained through ACSM or NSCA, as well as knowledge of clinical trial ethics

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.



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