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UT Health Research Coordinator I - School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Coordinator I - School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas



UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210001XI

Department: School of Public Health

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

To assist the project managers in managing the day-to-day activities associated with planning, coordinating, and carrying out the research and administrative services that support the activities of the Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials (CCCT).

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Assists with the day-to-day project management coordination for research projects to include personnel, facilities, supplies in support of research project desired outcomes, budgets, and timeliness.

  • Performs case report forms design, development, maintenance, and electronic case report forms testing for clinical trials in the CCCT

  • Prepares draft internal and external reports of trial communication (e.g. meeting minutes, quarterly/annual reports, etc.) and maintains trial distribution/contact lists

  • Assists in the maintenance of Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system, including EDC user’s guides, user management issues, and quality control checks

  • Prepares and revises SOP’s (standard operating procedures) for the CCCT as well as Manuals of Operations for new and ongoing research studies

  • Attends meetings and conference calls to actively participate in the planning and management of new and ongoing clinical trials

  • Provides administrative support for safety team members and adverse event reviewAssists in the preparation and writing of research reports, manuscripts, papers and grant proposals for presentation and publication

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four years of experience in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience:

  • None

Physical Requirements:

  • Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

  • This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

  • This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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