Research Coordinator II

Houston, Texas
November 24 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Thompson Research Group is located at the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research at Baylor College of Medicine. Our research focuses on investigating ways in which to use technology (i.e., online programs, mobile health interventions, videogames, etc) to help children, teens, and families make healthy food and activity choices. We are seeking a Research Coordinator II to become an active member of our team. The successful candidate will recruit, screen, and enroll families; monitor their progress through the study; ensure protocol fidelity and participant safety; and maintain records. Other activities include qualitative and quantitative data collection and interpretation and intervention development. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position, apply today!

Job Duties

  • Interviews, screens, and recruits participants for studies; explains process and procedures to educate participant and/or their parent/caregiver regarding the research study.
  • Obtains written informed consent/assent from participants and/or their parents/caregivers.
  • Collects participant information; processes documents and enters information into a database; assigns participant identification numbers to protect confidentiality.
  • Collects, processes, and maintains paperwork for objective and self-report data according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Employees may be required to receive on the job training on protections of human subjects, survey design, data collection, and data analysis procedures prior to collecting data from study participants.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
  • Schedules research participant for data collection specific to the research protocol.
  • May correspond with participants throughout study.
  • May conduct literature reviews, assist with grant development, and/or give presentations to community groups.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Written and spoken fluency in both English and Spanish
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Power Point, Excel)

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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