Research Coordinator II - Pediatric Nutrition and Metabolism

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Oct 13, 2022

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Discipline
Health Sciences, Nutrition
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist, Other
Organization Type
Academia
Summary

A research coordinator position is available in the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine . This is an opening for a highly motivated individual to be part of a productive research team. The individual will provide research coordination to a productive research program and interact with multiple team members and research participants. The candidate will follow established guidelines and support the PI and research team in coordination of research activities, will maintain regulatory documents and recruit research participants.

Job Duties

  • Provide principal investigator and the research team with support in planning and coordinating research activities.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Responsible for recruitment of research participants, consenting and scheduling of research activities.
  • Responsible for maintenance of research database.
  • Submission of research protocols for regulatory agencies (IRB; research units).
  • Maintenance of regulatory binders
  • Coordination of research activities and performance of metabolic studies and clinical trials.
  • Coordination with nursing unit schedule to accommodate research needs of research participants.
  • Familiarity with medical conditions is desirable.
  • Processing and shipment of biologic specimen as needed in coordination with study staff members.
  • Serves as a liaison and distributes research information to principal investigator, faculty, research staff, and others as required.
  • Education of participants in significant aspects of study.
  • Expertise in phlebotomy, processing and shipping of biologic specimens preferred.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate children and parents' schedule (research unit offers 2 open Saturdays/ month).


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

  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Familiarity with REDCap.


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

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

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