Senior Research Coordinator

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7199328 (Ref:17970-en_US)

Posted: December 7, 2023

Job Description


Unique opportunity to provide centralized coordinator support within the Office of Clinical Research (OCR) to multiple Principal Investigators (PIs) across the College and its affiliates.  Position supports clinical trial support on both therapeutic drug and device trials in varying disease areas with multiple departments.  This role is essential for coordination of the OCR research portfolio, liaising with PIs, regulatory staff, sponsor representatives, investigational pharmacy, and provides cross-coverage across the OCR team. Position supports clinical research trial support across BCM and its affiliates. Research Coordinator might be asked on rare occasion to work after hours/weekend (outside of Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm).

Job Duties

  • Recruits, schedules and conducts the daily activities of clinical research participants, liaising with investigators and regulatory staff. Attends regular staff meetings; provides training and guidance on regulations and best practices to new coordinators.
  • Assists with research portfolios for numerous PIs and departments across the College.
  • Participates in study qualification and study feasibility activities for report to research manager.
  • Liaises with PI, Sponsor, Research Manager and OCR Research Finance to support all aspects of study activity.
  • Supports research manager and investigators with timely reporting of study status, enrollment status, study monitoring, and site visits.
  • Liaises with Research Manager, PI, Sponsor for timely scheduling and coordination of pre-site and site initiation visits.
  • Attends regular meetings with Research Manager, PIs, and study team for update reports and process improvement.
  • Follows departmental and institutional standard operating procedures (SOPs). Participates in quality control reviews of study activities and chart reviews.
  • Completes data collection, documentation activities and database queries.
  • Coordinates research protocol procedures and processes, working closely with Research Manager, study team, and OCR Regulatory team on monitoring visit report findings.
  • Provides cross-coverage on study activities across OCR as needed.
  • Participates in additional projects as directed by research manager, as a central office within the Office of Research.
  • Provides cross-coverage across OCR clinical research study support as needed.
  • Participates in additional projects as directed by research management as a central office within the Office of Research.
  • Provides cross-coverage across OCR clinical research study support as needed.
  • Provides clinical research coordinator support for clinical trial service requests received in the OCR for study support across the College.
  • Assists in research coordinator skillset trainings across the College.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Five years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • Clinical research experience. 
  • Available to work occasional after hours/weekend work required (outside of Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm).



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.




Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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