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UT Health Research Coordinator I - School of Public Health (To be located in Tyler, TX) in Brownsville, Texas

Research Coordinator I - School of Public Health (To be located in Tyler, TX)

Brownsville, Texas


Texas Medical Center-Houston, TexasTexas


UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 1900025Y

Position Summary:

The Center for Clinical and Translational

Science Community Engagement component is hiring research coordinators to assist

with day to day administrative project management and may provide scientific

direction for research projects and programs being implemented to engage

community members and researchers. The research coordinators will serve as an important research

liaison between UTHSC-Houston and the UT Health Science Center at Tyler or UT

Rio Grande Valley. This position would be located at the University

of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

Department: School of Public Health

Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Location: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Assists withthe day to day project management coordination for community engagement researchprojects to include personnel, facilities, supplies in support of projectdesired outcomes, budgets, and timeliness.

  • Assists inthe preparation of progress reports to funding agent.

  • Attendsresearch planning meetings to assist in the preparation of project activities, budgetand manuscripts.

  • Preparesannual progress reports for internal and external committees and ensures thatall staff has received the proper training/attended the appropriate trainingcourses.

  • Maintainsconfidential records of collected data, ensures accuracy and integrity of data. Data will provide documentation ofimplementation of all research and community engaged activities.

  • Work withother administrators to implement research and community-based programs.

  • Ensuredevelopment and regular meetings of community action networks with diversepopulations to discuss translational science.

  • May reviewcontracts and develop training.

  • Other dutiesas assigned


  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four years of experience in lieu of degree.

  • Master's degree preferred.

Minimum Experience preferred:

  • History of working with diverse communities 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.

This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

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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