Posting Summary: The University of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery seeks applications for a Clinical Research Coordinator in multiple divisions. This position provides high quality, timely, and accurate clinical research coordinator services as assigned by the director of clinical research and the departmental chair. These services include, but are not limited to: clinical research support, both funded and unfunded, communication with local IRB, oversight of contracts and budget processes, post-award management support, and support for submitting applications for future funding. The successful applicant should have excellent communication and organizational skills and at least one year of experience in a clinical practice and/or clinical research. A Bachelor's degree is required, and a Master's in Kinesiology, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Nursing or a related field is highly preferred. CRC certification is also preferred.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's degree in Kinesiology, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Nursing or a related field.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least one year of experience working in a clinical practice and/or clinical research.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: 1-3 years' experience in clinical research and/or clinical practice.
Required License or Certification: Certification as a clinical research coordinator must be achieved within 2 years of hire if the applicant is not already certified.
Preferred License or Certification: Certified Research Coordinator (CCRC)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to communicate among a medical and research team. 2. Ability to interact with patients, family, and outside sponsors' personnel. 3. Organizational skills and time management skills. 4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 5. Basic computer, web, and data management skills.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and federal and state regulations as they apply to the conduct of clinical research is preferred.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.