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University of Virginia Clinical Research Coordinator in United States

The Center for Public Health Genomics is seeking multiple Clinical Research Coordinators. The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) supports research efforts of the Principal Investigator in conducting a large screening study for the genetic risk of type 1 diabetes (T1D) among children in Virginia. The CRC will be involved in the recruitment and enrollment of research participants, informed consent process, data collection, biospecimen collection (saliva sample), monitoring and reporting overall study progress, conducting follow-up contacts with enrolled participants, and implementing daily operations of the research study. The incumbent may have opportunities to participate in future research studies. The CRC will be stationed in a healthcare clinic in Roanoke, VA and will approach potential participants and their parent/guardian in the clinic waiting room to introduce the study and recruit interested individuals. All participants are children ages 2-16 who are at the clinic for their healthcare appointment.

Please attach your CV, Cover letter and contact information for three references to your application.

Successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Public Health or other healthcare related field, or equivalent degree, in hand by appointment start date. One year of relevant clinical research experience is required. Experience gained as a student will be considered. Candidates are expected to have familiarity with tablets/iPads and MS Office (Word and PowerPoint). Research experience in pediatric populations is preferred. Additional preferred skills include experience in genetic research and in collection of human biospecimens.

Clinical Research Coordinators, Non-Licensed, work closely with study subjects and other research staff and are involved in most steps of the research trial process. They function under the Principal Investigator's medical license and cannot perform any tasks that by state or local law require a medical license to perform. They work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial. They are focused on the long term goals of clinical research trial and process.

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.