University of Chicago Clinical Research Coordinator 2 in Chicago, Illinois

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The Clinical Research Coordinator 2 will be working in the Section of Cardiology's Advanced Heart Failure Program.

The AHF program is research program is growing.

The Clinical Research Coordinator 2 (CRC2) is a specialized researcher working with the Principal Investigator (PI), Co-Investigator(s) and other study personnel, and under the limited direction of departmental, clinical research manager and/or the Office of Clinical Research (OCR). With limited supervision and/or guidance, the CRC2 works with the PI, Co-Investigator(s), department, sponsoring agencies, and/or the OCR to support and provide guidance on the administration of the compliance, financial and other related aspects of the clinical study. The CRC2 independently manages, facilitates and monitors the daily activities of multiple moderately complex clinical trials and performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and reporting of clinical research data. The CRC2 plays an instrumental role in ensuring compliance with the study protocol, Federal guidelines, Local guidelines, and in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

The CRC2 may assist with the training and/or mentoring of CRC1 or other CRC2 staff on the basics of clinical research, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other related aspects of the clinical study.


Bachelor's degree required.


Minimum of 2 years of clinical research experience or relevant experience required.

Experience coordinating multiple studies (e.g., investigator initiated, industry sponsored, multi-site trials) required.


Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures and the ability to monitor clinical research patients from many disciplines required. Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others required. Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy required. Strong organizational skills required. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) required. Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion required. Excellent interpersonal skills required. Strong data management skills and attention to detail required. Ability to participate in protocol review and clinical trials evaluations required. Knowledge of medical terminology / environment required. Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm required. Excellent time management and ability to prioritize work assignments required. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat required. Familiarity with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) required. Ability to read and understand clinical trials protocols required. Understanding of the IRB submission and review process and when and how to apply for IRB review required. Understanding of the federal research regulations and the ability to identify the federal research organizations' role in regulating human research participation required. Ability to absorb large amounts of information quickly required. Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments required.

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Requisition Number: 103787

Departmental Job Title: Clinical Research Coordinator 2

Type of Position: Staff

Number of Positions Available: 1

Division: Biological Sciences

Department: 2012212-BSD-Medicine-Cardiology

Work Location: Campus - Hyde Park

Work Schedule: Full-Time

Hours/Week: 40

If other than regular hours (M-F, 8:30-5:00) please detail: M-F, 8:30 - 5:00

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Union (If applicable): Non-Union

Pay Grade: NA

Pay Range: Depends on Qualifications

Pay Frequency: Monthly

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?: No

Is a Background Check Required?: Yes

Is Drug Testing Required?: Yes

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: None

Posting Date: 10-12-2017

Remove from posting on or before: 04-12-2018