University of Maryland, Baltimore Senior OR Lead Research Project Coordinator in Baltimore, Maryland

University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB), Department of Otorhinolaryngology is currently seeking aSenior or Lead Research Project Coordinator. This position will be filled either as a Senior or Lead dependent upon the chosen candidate's qualifications. The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of two or more complex research studies involving considerable responsibility, variety, and to manage and coordinate activities of a designated research project.

Serves as the primary liaison to other departments, outside organizations, government agencies, and product representatives to promote effective and efficient operation and use of resources. Provide guidance and direction to personnel engaged in research studies or clinical trials to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives.

The position is responsible for data maintenance, grant expenditure adherence, project evaluation, meeting scheduling, and research subject interfacing. Adheres to good clinical practices, study protocols, and applicable regulations. The Project Coordinator conducts complex work and contributes to measurable team objectives. Uses discretion to provide solutions to issues. Performs work that is varied and that does not follow prescribed procedures or processes and is responsible for effective operations and use of resources, rather than clinical outcomes.

*UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. *

*Essential Functions: *

  • Independently coordinates and communicates directly with the Principle Investigator, study participants, and sponsors to manage the operation and evaluation activities of the research studies. Responsible for ensuring optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and specifications. Uses evaluation techniques, originality, and ingenuity to resolve non routine issues.

  • Oversees subject enrollment to ensure that informed consent is properly secured and documented. Assess eligibility of potential subjects through methods such as screening interviews, reviews of medical records, and discussions with research personnel.

  • Lead the collection and management of study data by developing data collection instruments, establishing and maintaining databases, and performing data quality checks. Develops and implements new processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency of data collection and evaluation. Track, report, and audit study data and regulatory study documentation. May supervise those who perform data entry and peform non-routine data analysis.

  • Develops and prepares study or research related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, case report forms, and institutional review board documents. Responsible for developing and producing custom and routine reports. Contributes meaningful information to enhance publications or grant applications.

  • Monitor activities to ensure compliance with protocols and all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional policies. Assists in budget development, expenditure adherence, and maintenance of inventory on equipment and supplies.

  • Obtains, processes, and transports specimens to appropriate laboratory according to established aseptic technique.

  • Assists in budget development, expenditure adherence, grant applications, and maintenance of inventory on equipment and supplies

  • Provides training and guidance to less experienced personnel.

  • Attends research study or clinical trial related meetings, conferences and teleconferences, as well as participating in any additional planning and development related activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education:Bachelors in Sociology, Psychology, Nursing or field study related to the research of the clinic.


For Senior level: *Two (2) years of research coordination with at least one (1) year in research specialization.*

For Lead level:* *Three (3) years of research coordination experienceof research coordination experience with two (2) years in research specialization.

Other:May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.

*Hiring Range: *Salary starting mid $50s. Commensurate with education and experience

If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job: *Reg or CII Exempt Staff

Organization: *Medicine - Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Title: Senior OR Lead Research Project Coordinator

Location: null

Requisition ID: 180000IL