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University of Virginia Clinical Research Coordinator, Non Licensed in Charlottesville, Virginia

The department of Neurosurgery, at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, is currently seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator, Non-Licensed. The incumbent evaluates the feasibility of proposed trials, prepares and or plans for the opening of trials, conducts trials, facilitates data capture, and audits multiple clinical trials. This is accomplished while assuring patient safety and abiding by applicable federal law and international guidelines for the conduct of clinical trials.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree plus one year of experience in clinical research or in a closely related discipline.

This position is restricted and employment is contingent on the availability of funding.

This position will remain open until filled.


EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, , and search for requisition # R0009967. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).

INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for requisition # R0009967. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).

The Clinical Research Coordinator, Non Licensed, will be responsible for the following responsibilities and duties:

A. Clinical Research Trials Coordination

  1. Perform all study activities following Good Clinical Practices (GCP).

  2. Manage multiple clinical trials simultaneously.

  3. Protect the safety of human subjects.

  4. Assure all tests required by the study are executed.

  5. Obtain Informed Consent from Human Subjects.

  6. Obtain all data required for study.

  7. Monitor patient compliance.

  8. Obtain records and submit data including entering appropriate data into Database.

  9. Submit data in required time-frame.

  10. Monitor appropriate sources for specific clinical study or federal regulation updates.

  11. Complete Case Report Forms.

  12. Facilitate audits of study data.

  13. Develop patient rapport in order to explain research protocols and minimize protocol violations.

  14. Develop rapport with study team to educate team on study procedures and minimize protocol violations.

  15. Respond to inquires by auditors for data clarification or additional data in required time-frame.

B. Coordinate and Perform Pre-Study and Close-Out Activities

  1. Coordinate and attend site evaluation and initiation meetings.

  2. Advertise, recruit, and screen patients for the study.

  3. Coordinate and attend the study close-out visit.

  4. Finalize all patient record entries.

  5. Finalize study material accountability and study files.

  6. Properly store and file study files.

C. Coordinate and Perform Regulatory Activities

  1. Maintain proper protocol, consent, amendment, and yearly renewal submission to the Human Investigation Committee, General Clinical Research Center, Radiation Safety Committee and the Office of Grants and Contracts.

  2. Report adverse events relating to the trial.

  3. Maintain study files.

D. Orientation and Training of New Clinical Research Personnel

  1. Act as preceptor to new coordinators both in the Clinical Trials Office and outside the Office.

E: Additional Duties as Assigned


Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Experience: At least one year.

Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) with four years experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


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

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and inaugurated a bold experiment. Two centuries later, Jefferson’s vision thrives. Across Grounds - and throughout the world - UVA students, faculty, staff and alumni challenge convention, break barriers and pursue the greater good.

The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools and affiliated foundations in Charlottesville plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia.

The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University's Medical Center, School of Medicine and Physicians Group are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers a comprehensive list of benefits and services to help staff and faculty meet their personal and family needs.