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10K Families Project Coordinator
Job ID327687
 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • A BA/BS in health or biology-related field with at least 6 years of research project coordination experience OR advanced degree and 4 years of experience.
  • Experience with research regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with epidemiologic study designs, study recruitment, questionnaire design, data systems and analysis.
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational, planning, computer, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team, and with changing priorities and help develop innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain deadlines and prioritize assignments
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with a variety of software programs and platforms, including MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, REDCap, and Box.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Epidemiology or health-related field.
  • Experience coordinating epidemiologic studies.
  • Ability to take direction from multiple stakeholders
  • Experience with participant recruitment and/or outreach into the community
  • Some experience with quantitative data analysis

About the Job

30%--Work closely with the Directors of Operation, Laboratory, and Data Infrastructure to set and meet deadlines and study milestones, hire health fair staff, and establish data collection, quality control, and reporting procedures; facilitate and coordinate communication across a large multi-disciplinary team.

30%--Train and supervise staff including recruitment specialist, health fair lead, students and interns.

10%--Manage regulatory requirements (e.g., IRB, HIPAA) and ensure all requirements are met; liaison with companies providing/requesting electronic transfer to data; establish contracts meeting regulatory requirements.

30%--Develop and oversee implementation of study protocols for all aspects of 10,000 Families, including recruitment, data collection (questionnaires and physical measurements), follow-up, medical record retrieval and other tasks as determined by the research team. 

The project coordinator will organize, implement and promote oversee day-to-day operations of the 10,000 Families Study.

As the project coordinator for the 10,000 Families Study, you will be a part of a multidisciplinary team in a very collaborative atmosphere working with faculty, staff, trainees and members of the general public. You will have overall administrative responsibility for organizing, promoting, and implementing a new cohort study that is being formed to study lifestyle and genetic influences on health and disease to members of the general public and their families. The ideal applicant will have strong experience coordinating complex research projects, working with multidisplinary teams, knowledge of regulatory requirements for research, experience with recruitment and data collection (e.g., questionnaire development, online surveys, and digital data methods), supervision of research project staff, and strong public relations skills.  The candidate will have excellent communication skills, including strong verbal and writing skills throughout daily work activities.  Close collaboration with the Directors of Operation, Laboratory and Data Infrastructure, and staff within these areas is required.

About the Department

The Masonic Cancer Center creates a collaborative research environment focused on the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer; applying that knowledge to improve quality of life for patients and survivors; and sharing its discoveries with other scientists, students, professionals, and the community. Founded in 1991, the cancer center became a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center in 1998, one of only 45 institutions in the United States to hold this designation, which is awarded only to institutions that make ongoing, significant advances in cancer research, treatment, and education.

Many choose to work at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota because they believe in our mission and are excited by our vision for the future. We have a reputation as a great place to work, for our excellent leadership, and we are a strong community that values diversity. For more information about MCC, its programs, research, and faculty, please visit: cancer.umn.edu.


 

  Clinical Research Coordinator I

Coordinate various aspects of clinical trials under close direction of Principal Investigator or supervisor from protocol development through closeout. A Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRC I) typically assists in coordination of complex clinical trials and may coordinate less complex, lower risk trials.  Incumbent at this level knows fundamental concepts, practices and procedures. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable problems.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS or a combination of relevant education & healthcare or research experience equal to 4 years.
  • Experience with and knowledge of medical terminology. 
  • Experience abstracting data.  Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Access, Excel) 

If you are interested please go to https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and type in Job opening ID 322828.


Clinical Research Coordinator II

The primary purpose of the Clinical Research Coordinator II (CRCII) is to assist research nurses and/or independently coordinate Phase I-III therapeutic and non-therapeutic adult and/or pediatric clinical research for local investigator initiated and pharmaceutical sponsored trials. A CRC ensures patient safety, protocol compliance and data integrity.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in a scientific or health related field with at least 2 years of clinical research experience or a combination of related education and experience in clinical research to equal to 6 years
  • Oncology experience in a clinical or research setting
  • Experience with data abstraction and management
  • Experience with Epic or similar electronic medical record system
  • Experience with recording data in electronic case report form systems.
  • Experience with Word, Outlook, and web based systems for tracking activities, calendaring, and retrieving/updating information. 

If you are interested please go to https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and type in Job opening ID 322829.


Assistant Professor in Translational Genomics of Solid Tumors

The University of Minnesota Medical School, in collaboration with the Masonic Cancer Center, a NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, has launched a medical discovery initiative in translational genomics of solid tumors to expand a team working to develop new technologies and models for understanding cancer heterogeneity.  Our goal is to hire at least three faculty with complementary expertise in cancer genomics.  Dynamic candidates in the following disciplines are encouraged to apply: 

  • Physician-scientists focusing on clinical applications of novel genomics tools,
  • Bioinformatics scientists developing novel algorithms for advanced cancer genomics analysis,
  • Basic/translational scientists with a focus on cancer in vivo modeling, and
  • Molecular pathologists developing CLIA laboratory tests for rapid translation to patient care.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong independent research program and collaborate with other translational genomics researchers to build a comprehensive program in solid tumors spanning basic science, translational genomics, and clinical trials.

An MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree is required; and candidates holding an MD degree must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota.  Successful candidates will have a career interest in pre-clinical and translational research as demonstrated by a strong peer-reviewed publication record. 

The selected candidates will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in a Basic Science and/or Clinical Department within the Medical School that best matches their training, research focus, and clinical service responsibilities (where applicable).   Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Candidates who will enrich the diversity of the University community are encouraged to apply.  All candidates must apply online at http://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and names of 3 references to job number 324999. University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer.


Oncology Clinical Research Nurse, Solid Tumor & BMT/HEME, Part-time&Full-time Positions

Coordinate all aspects of multiple oncology and/or hematology clinical trials. Clinical trials include Phase I-II trials under locally held INDs, as well as Phase II/III industry sponsored trials. This requires multidisciplinary skills directed towards clinical patient management and safety, protocol administration, providing education and training to research staff, clinical staff, medical providers, patients and their families.

Solid Tumor Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Nursing, current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota, AND at least 4 years of professional nursing experience, or a combination of related education and work experience to equal eight years.
  • Must have oncology clinical experience and/or clinical research experience.
  • Experience with Word, Outlook, and web-based systems for tracking activities, calendaring, and retrieving/updating information.
  • Demonstrated/documented ability to work independently, make decisions, problem solve and prioritize the simultaneous management of multiple clinical studies.
  • Possess excellent communication skills; verbal and written.
  • Flexibility with work schedule to accommodate subject visits.

BMT/HEME Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Nursing, current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota, AND at least 4 years of professional nursing experience, or a combination of related education and work experience to equal eight years.
  • Must have pediatric or adult oncology/hematology/BMT clinical experience or clinical research experience.
  • Experience with Word, Outlook, and web-based systems for tracking activities, calendaring, and retrieving/updating information.
  • Demonstrated/documented ability to work independently, make decisions, problem solve and prioritize the simultaneous management of multiple clinical studies.
  • Possess excellent communication skills; verbal and written.
  • Flexibility with work schedule to accommodate subject visits.

If you are interested please go to https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and type in Job opening ID:

Solid Tumor Part time- 324983 Full time- 324982.

BMT/HEME Part time- 324954 Full time- 318865