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#87568 Clinical Research Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Thu 5/4/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/24/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


This position provides support to a wide variety of pediatric research studies including technology based and clinical research studies in the division of Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Clinical Research Coordinator will support the research team by assisting with recruitment, measurement, and data management and data analysis activities. These include but are not limited to: screening for patient eligibility, data collection, ensuring protocol compliance, adverse drug reaction reports, laboratory and specimen submission, and maintenance of accurate and complete clinical research files. This position is also responsible for data entry and quality assurance of multiple projects. The incumbent will also independently manage IRB protocols, provide input into submissions, and serve as the IRB liaison.


  • Theoretical knowledge of a biological science such as Biology, Microbiology or a related field as typically attained by a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Bilingual: Spanish-English.

  • Demonstrated experience working in a clinical setting.

  • Ability to administer and instruct patients to self-administer medications related to respiratory conditions.

  • Ability to coordinate travel arrangements, prepare travel vouchers and expense reimbursement forms. Familiarity with university travel and reimbursement policies.

  • Experience and familiarity with the Institutional Review Board; experience preparing and submitting continuing review materials, amendments, and other regulatory documents to an IRB.

  • Familiarity with cooperative group agencies and trials including experience preparing and submitting a variety of forms related to research protocols in compliance with federal policies and other agencies with ability to pay conscientious attention to detail.

  • Must be familiar with clinical medical problems and terminology.


  • Demonstrated experience recruiting study participants and knowledge of human subjects guidelines.

  • Proven ability in working with individuals and groups from diverse cultural, ethnic, socio-economic and social backgrounds.

  • Experience with statistical software (SPSS or JMP) preferred.

  • Certification in Respiratory Therapy.


  • Flexible schedule including the availability to work early mornings, evenings, and occasional weekends

  • Must be available to work variable hours Monday thru Friday and occasional weekends to meet the needs of study subjects.

  • TB test and other immunizations may be required.

  • Access to reliable transportation.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. U.S. News and World Report’s annual "America’s Best Hospitals" report has repeatedly ranked UC San Diego Health as the #1 health system in San Diego. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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