Research Coordinator I - Neurology (TIRN)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX
Research Coordinator I - Neurology (TIRN)
Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Requisition #: 2300035W
The Texas Institute for Restorative Neurotechnologies is recruiting a Research Coordinator to assist with the day-to-day coordination and management of new and ongoing clinic studies. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Clinical Researchers, the coordinator will assist in patient screening and recruitment, outreach, and evaluate and analyze clinical data.
Examples of ongoing studies include a device implantation study using novel stimulation locations and parameters to reduce the seizure burden in people with epilepsy, a stem cell study in which differentiated GABA, inhibitory interneurons are implanted in epilepsy patients to reduce their seizure burden, and a study that aims to develop a new biomarker to predict early stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using machine learning technology applied to cutting-edge dry-electrode ambulatory electroencephalography data
POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Assist with the day-to-day project management and coordination of research projects to include personnel, facilities, supplies in support of research project desired outcomes, budgets, and timeliness.
Participates in outreach activities, including patient screening, recruitment and follow up for study. Oversees subject enrollment to ensure that informed consent is properly obtained and documented. Tracks enrollment status of subjects, accordingly.
Monitors study activities to ensure compliance with protocols and regulatory and University policies.
Prepares study-related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board (IRB) documents, and progress reports.
Reviews scientific literature, participates in continuing education activities and/or attends conferences and seminars to maintain knowledge of clinical studies in area.
Collaborates with PI and study staff to prepare presentations or publications of study procedures, results, and findings.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Assists with the day-to-day administrative project management and may provide scientific direction for research projects of considerable scope and complexity.
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Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Working knowledge of MS Office.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or relevant experience in lieu of education.
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.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.
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