Research Coordinator II - Immune Deficiency - Dysregulation, Transplant Immunology

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Apr 1, 2023

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Life Sciences, Immunology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist, Other
Organization Type

Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Immunology, Allergy and Retrovirology Division and the William T. Shearer Center for Human Immunobiology at Texas Children's Hospital is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and organized individual to join as a Research Coordinator II.

The Allergy and Immunology Division specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of complex Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases (PIDD) and Primary Immune Regulatory Diseases (PIRD), which are rare, genetic disorders that impair the immune system in addition to secondary immune mediated disease as a result of bone marrow transplant or solid organ transplant. The service maintains vibrant clinical and basic scientific research programs . The coordinator will recruit patients and their families into several prospective and retrospective protocols related to PIDD, PIRD or transplant.

The selected candidate will coordinate day-to-day activities of research protocols which includes screening, enrolling and monitoring research participants. The Research Coordinator ensures accurate data collection, documentation, organization and safety of research participants. The position may also mentor and train research staff, as well as interview, screen and recruit patients for study. The Research Coordinator will explain processes and procedures to educate participants regarding the research study.

Job Duties

  • Collects patient information. Process, document and enter information into a database.
  • Performs Venipuncture (blood draws), and obtain vital signs on study participants.
  • Collects, processes, ships, and maintains paperwork for blood and/or biological specimens according to procedures outlined in study protocol.
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents and records for research studies.
  • Schedules research participant for tests and procedures, such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific for the research protocol.
  • Retrieves and submits test results to appropriate party.
  • Corresponds with patient throughout study.
  • Orders supplies and equipment.
  • Conducts all testing procedures required by study protocol.
  • Evaluates and analyzes clinical research data to include RedCap database development and data entry.
  • Prepares documentation necessary to obtain initial and continued approval for the specific research protocol.
  • Performs literature searches and prepares literature reviews.

Minimum Qualifications

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

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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