Research Study Coordinator in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Raleigh, Carolina del Norte, Estados Unidos

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Posting Information

Department TraCS Institute – 429801

Career Area Research Professionals

Posting Open Date 03/15/2022

Application Deadline 11/21/2022

Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Position Title Research Study Coordinator

Position Number 20007473

Vacancy ID S019189

Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary

Hours per week 40

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm, Evening work occasionally

Position Location North Carolina, US

Hiring Range $25.00 – $27.00 per hour

Proposed Start Date 04/01/2022

Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months

Position Information

Primary Purpose Of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.


Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.


Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.

Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.

Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.

Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

This position will serve as a Study Coordinator within the Research Coordination and Management Unit ( RCMU ). Working with the RCMU is a unique opportunity to contribute to projects in various specialties and gain significant experience in all aspects of human subjects research. We are seeking a coordinator with a comprehensive scope of applied research knowledge who has a desire to grow and expand their expertise, abilities, and impact on UNC research. The ideal candidate will work well both independently and as part of a team, possessing both problem-solving initiative and willingness to learn from and collaborate with colleagues.

The Study Coordinator will execute study protocols, including recruitment/enrollment, conducting study procedures, collecting, and maintaining data, tracking and reporting, and ensuring quality and accuracy across a variety of therapeutic areas and protocols of varied complexity. Additionally, the Study Coordinator will provide expertise to PIs in areas such as start-up activities, study processes implementation and improvement, and practical application of regulations and GCP , among other needs.

Primary Duties Will Include

  • Day-to-day operations and coordination for research studies across various therapeutic areas: recruit, consent and enroll participants to research studies, conduct study visits and collect data per study protocol, perform study procedures, complete case report forms and data entry, track study progress, maintain appropriate logs and records, respond to data queries, and facilitate monitoring/auditing visits.
  • Engaging independently and professionally with study personnel, investigators, sponsors, and service providers to ensure smooth and efficient study progress.
  • Maintaining good clinical practice and compliance with all regulatory bodies and study protocols.
  • Working closely with study teams, Principal Investigators, and senior staff to ensure efficient and successful execution of research protocols. Completing regulatory submissions for initial approval and required updates. Tracking study progress, meeting deadlines, identifying areas for quality improvements, recommending, and implementing improvements.

Minimum Education And Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, And Experience

  • Knowledge of research best practices and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully implement study protocols, recruit and enroll study participants, and collect and maintain data.
  • Significant attention to detail and the ability to successfully balance multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional, effective, diplomatic manner, with excellent communication skills and a focus on customer service.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as function as part of a team.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, And Experience

  • Experience with UNC research systems/organizations including IRB , CRMS , and/or Epic@UNC.
  • Experience in varied clinical areas and ability to identify and solve problems.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements


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Not Applicable.

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Vacancy Type: 
Full Time 
Job Location:
Raleigh, Carolina del Norte, Estados Unidos
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