Job Description Summary:
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has an
opening for a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator. The individual who
fills this position will work under the supervision of Dr. David Diemert, MD,
Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology,
Immunology & Tropical Medicine. The Clinical Research Coordinator will support
Dr. Diemert and the MITM/MFA clinical research team in all the aspects of the
clinical trial research activities that he is conducting at GWU. GWU conducts
clinical trials to develop new vaccines for infectious and neglected tropical
diseases such as COVID-19, Lassa Fever, HIV, hookworm and schistosomiasis at
sites in the United States, Brazil, and Africa. The successful candidate will
conduct clinical trial activities, analyze data, and assist in the preparation
of electronic and paper ethical committee and regulatory agency submissions,
program reports, funding proposals, work plans and correspondence as needed.
• Support the clinical research team in the preparation of electronic and
paper regulatory and ethical committee submissions, program reports, funding
proposals, work plans and correspondence as needed (including preparation,
proofreading, formatting and editing of
programmatic documents and presentations, and filing both physical and
electronic program and regulatory files).
• Conduct recruitment and screening activities for potential study
participants in clinical trials being conducted at GWU.
• Maintain clinical trial master files, study site records and files and
ensure compliance with
applicable standard operating procedures and regulations. Assist with periodic
review of study files for accuracy and completeness.
• Assist in the development of technical research documents and operational
technical resources (i.e., clinical trial protocols, informed consent forms,
case report forms, annual reports, regulatory submissions, clinical trial
reports, clinical development plans).
• Maintain and disseminate clinical trial tracking information; manage program
invoices and purchase orders.
• Coordinate tasks, schedules, and compilation of reports and minutes of the
clinical trial unit activities and procedures.
• Assist in the creation of clinical trial databases, ongoing data management,
and data analysis.
• Assist in the development and implementation of recruitment strategies to
increase patient enrollment into clinical trials.
• Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not
preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to
Qualified candidates will hold a BA/BS in a related discipline. Degree must be
conferred by the start date of the position.
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum
• Experience in clinical research and project management
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Publisher, Project Management software
such as MS project, EndNote, REDCap
• Excellent written and oral communications skills
• Ability to multitask, problem solve, set and meet deadlines, and take
Typical Hiring Range $49,554.53 - $69,333.11 How is pay for new employees
determined at GW?
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS)
Family Research and Labs
Sub-Family Laboratory Support
Stream Individual Contributor
Level Level 1
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 5:30
Will this job require the employee to work on site? Yes
Position Designation: Designated On-Site: Employees who are required to
physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment
to the university's operating status
Required Background Check Criminal History Screening,
Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace,
and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status
Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: R001319
Job Open Date: 06/08/2021
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be
required as a condition of hire.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability,
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any
other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Posting Specific Questions
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