CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR
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Work type: Onsite, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part
Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Health Care, Medical,
Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Extension,
Outreach, Public Engagement, Research, Scientific
A Clinical Research Study Coordinator is needed to work in Dr. Cynthia
Carlsson's group to coordinate the VA BRAVE and VA PREVENTABLE Alzheimer's
prevention clinical trials, as well as the A4 and AHEAD UW clinical trials.
The qualified candidate will be responsible for study coordination, strict
adherence to study protocol and regulatory requirements, recruitment and
interviewing of research subjects, assisting with scheduling of research
appointments, data collection, organization and maintenance of research
records, drawing blood samples, arranging the collection CSF samples and MRI
images, assisting with study procedures, sample management, administration and
scoring of specialized neuropsychological tests and questionnaires, management
of accurate data collection and data entry, monitoring of study drug
compliance, tracking and reporting study enrollment and study completion, and
tracking and reporting adverse events.
A successful Clinical Research Study Coordinator will establish regular
communication with enrolled subjects in order to maintain study schedules and
appointments and ensure that all research protocols and regulatory
requirements are followed.
Additional duties include (but are not limited to) tracking potential
subjects, acting as a liaison between community referrals and the research
program, working closely and proactively with operational teams to ensure that
the laboratory, pharmacy, and nursing units are aware of study procedures. The
Clinical Research Study Coordinator will also cross-train on other clinical
studies in the Carlsson group and serve as a back-up coordinator for these
The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) conducts research
in the field of aging and dementia, and seeks to establish effective
prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). The ADRC
actively partners with individuals from diverse underrepresented communities
to identify and address health disparities in diagnosis and management of
The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease
Research Center have a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an
end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health
disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who
foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
List of Duties
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identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion
enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of
excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a
welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people
who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required; healthcare, biological sciences, and/or nursing
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Two or more years of experience in human subjects' research required.
Experience coordinating randomized, placebo controlled clinical trials or
working in a clinical health care role that required patient interaction is
ideal. Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) certification is
ideal. Blood-drawing skills preferred. Prior experience working with
individuals from diverse racial and ethnic communities preferred.
This position requires the ability to work in a hospital setting, to be
trained to draw blood, and at times to assist with lumbar puncture procedures.
Candidates must also have ability and willingness to work respectfully with an
older and diverse population at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans
Hospital and the University of Wisconsin Hospital.
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills required. Ability to communicate
effectively and diplomatically in written and verbal forms with research
sponsors, faculty, researchers, participants and staff at all levels required.
Excellent problem solving, organizational and computer skills required. The
ability to manage many high level tasks at the same time and work
independently with minimal supervision is required. A successful candidate
will be adaptable to accommodate the needs of the position. A high level of
professionalism is required. Knowledge of VA and University administrative
policies and procedures as well as federal human subjects protection
regulations highly desirable.
The applicant's prior work experience should demonstrate professionalism,
reliability, and attention to detail, good social skills and an ability to
Minimum travel is required to for recruitment efforts. Must provide own
transportation or a valid driver's license for Car Fleet usage is necessary.
Must have ability to work on-site at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hospital and Madison VA Hospital.
This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to
vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an
initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin
Caregiver Law and then every four years.
A534255-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV
Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated
campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Please click "Apply Now" to start the process. You will be required to submit
a cover letter and resume/CV. Your cover letter should highlight your
experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.
This application will also require submission of three professional
references, including your current or most recent supervisor.
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SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN)
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified
individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find
information about how to make a request at the following website:
https: // employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-
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Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job
postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For
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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you
and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of
applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of
the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Applications Open: Jul 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 29 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time