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UT Health Research Coordinator II for Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Coordinator II for Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Requisition #: 2200002V

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Research Coordinator II who will assist with the day-to-day administrative project management and may provide scientific direction for research projects of considerable scope and complexity. You will be working in a fast-paced, active clinical research program with opportunity to gain a lot of experience and work directly with patients to advance medicine. These projects are mostly investigational device studies that require coordinators to see patients in the outpatient (clinic) arena, they screen and enroll eligible patients, perform various research specific testing, attend research procedures, and are responsible for the research follow ups and data entry for our enrolled patients. Previous clinical research experience is required and cardiovascular experience preferred.

This is a full-time position that is eligible for all UTHealth benefits including healthcare coverage and participation in a retirement plan administered by the State of Texas. It is classified as non-exempt. You will be working in the heart of the Texas Medical Center in our McGovern Medical School building.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Provides day-to-day project management coordination for research projects to include personnel, facilities, supplies in support of research project desired outcomes, budgets, and timeliness.

  2. Assists in the preparation of progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies; works closely with the Office of Sponsored Projects on the submission of grants.

  3. Assists with the preparation of budgets, initiates re-budgeting requests based on needs of research staff, and authorizes expenditures for multiple projects. Attends research-planning meetings to assist in the preparation of budget drafts for departmental leadership approval.

  4. Prepares annual progress reports and applications for various committees and ensures that all staff has received the proper training/attended the appropriate training courses.

  5. Maintains confidential records of collected data, ensures accuracy and integrity of data. Data may include patient data and departmental programmatic data.

  6. Prepares draft reports and communications for the departmental program/division leadership.

  7. Interacts with representatives from state, federal, and private agencies regarding proposals and funded projects.

  8. Provides work administrative direction and guidance to administrative staff personnel within department.

  9. May review contracts and develop training.

  10. Other duties as assigned.


Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Working knowledge of MS Office.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree required. May substitute required education with equivalent years of additional experience beyond the minimum experience requirement.

Minimum Experience:

Two years of relevant experience. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Previous clinical research experience, cardiovascular experience preferred.

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.

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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