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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position serves as a Clinical Coordinator I for the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN), an international, natural history, observational research program with approximately twenty performance sites in six countries funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). This position will assist the DIAN Observational Deputy Director in execution of Coordinating Center-related research projects. This position will perform duties associated with the coordination and management of an international, multi-site research study by assisting with supply management, data quality assurance processes as well as site management. He/she will meet with supervisor and other staff members as necessary to review progress. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to interact confidently and professionally with older adults, are essential. Position will include administrative and clerical tasks, and other duties as assigned.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with research coordination in the DIAN Observational Coordinating Center and with other institutions and investigators. Assist with site calls and with triaging site questions/requests from all 20 active, international DIAN sites.
Assist with planning the DIAN Coordinating Center meetings which include, but are not limited to, Steering Committee Meetings, Executive Committee Meetings, Core leader meetings. Most meetings are on-campus or teleconferences/webinars but some may be off campus and international. Responsible for taking notes to be distributed to meeting attendees.
Assist team with Masterfile and database management as well as being back-up for tracking of Genetic Counseling requests.
In charge of study supply management which includes tracking of recent site orders, expiration dates of supplies as well as processing and shipping supply order from all sites. Shipping to international sites will require completion of customs forms.
Assist in the creation and maintenance of Study Specific SOP’s.
Support operations of the Coordinating Center which may include aiding in the submission of grants, tracking publications related to the DIAN study, and assist in management of defined projects.
Assist in approving access to study databases as well as maintaining study Masterfile documents.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required; prior work experience, preferably in clinical research support, is highly preferred; a combination of relevant work and education equaling 4 years may substitute for this requirement
Prior work experience, preferably in clinical research support.
Advanced computer skills in standard office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
Attention to detail with minimal supervision and sound judgment.
Excellent organizational skills.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field.
Previous experience with research, especially with memory or dementia.
Advanced computer skills in statistical packages (such as SPSS) and citation management software.
Organized and able to see the bigger picture.
Able to clearly express ideas.
Ability to work well with others including Principal Investigators, research staff and international partners.
The hiring range for this position is $41,662 - $52,104 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C09.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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