Research Data Coordinator - Immunology (Protocol)

Houston, Texas
July 27 2021
Health Sciences
Organization Type
The Immunology department at MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks to determine the fundamental cellular and molecular mechanisms of a wide range of processes by which the body recognizes and eliminates pathogens and use these findings to unleash the patient's own immune system against previously treatment-resistant cancers. Treating the immune system rather than the cancer itself, the therapeutics developed are applicable to many cancers.

Key Functions

Data Coordination
  • Successfully manages assigned PA13-0291 projects by tracking patient status, overseeing and maintaining accurate documentation, reviewing medical records to extract data points, and preparing reports as required per project agreement and/or research plan.
  • Collaborate with study staff to resolve data queries and missing documentation
  • Assists in the quality assurance process by ensuring compliant consents, sample collections, data entry, and other required processes
  • Completes and oversees data entry regarding sample collection within department database (Limfinity) or tracking forms.
  • Coordinates source document and report sharing with designated personnel from collaborating departments
  • Routinely collaborates with the IMT Information System team to enhance Limfinity database and resolve any issues that may arise

General Functions
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills when contacting other institutions, patients, and departments by phone, email, and/or face-to-face interactions.
  • Assimilate pertinent information in order to compose written correspondence.
  • Other duties as required.

Professional Growth & Education
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft office applications, departmental electronic data systems, and institutional research databases.
  • Attends appropriate departmental meetings and institutional continuing education programs.
  • Maintains working knowledge of current Code of Federal Regulation, Good Laboratory Practice, Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, and laboratory standards/practices.
  • Proficient in combining different kinds of collection and clinical datasets.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred degree: Bachelor's degree


Required: Two years of related experience. With preferred degree, no experience required.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

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