Research Study Coordinator - Urology

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

Job posting number: #7208631

Posted: January 18, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary:

Coordinates collection, analysis, processing & reporting of data & assists Principal Investigator (PI) in judging the validity of test data obtained in regard to biomedical &/or social-behavioral research study(ies) of limited complexity involving co-investigators, multiple campuses &/or universities. Completes all activities by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) & all relevant current local, state, & federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy & procedure developed by the NU Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), & the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH).

Please Note: Supervisor provides objectives, deadlines and specific instructions only for new, difficult, and/or unusual work. Work is reviewed upon completion and only occasionally to verify technical accuracy and compliance with practice, policy, and procedures. EE informs supervisor of on-going progress and/or potentially controversial matters.

Target hiring range for this position will be between $19.31 to $27.16 per hour. Offered salary will be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Specific Responsibilities:


· Participates in the planning & conduct of research study including participant recruitment and retention.

· Obtains informed consent

· Administers tests &/or questionnaires following protocols.

· Collects, compiles, tabulates & processes responses.

· Gathers information.

· Extracts & analyzes data from medical charts.

· Completes basic clinical procedures such as drawing blood & obtaining blood pressure.


· Collects, records, reviews & summarizes research data.

· Collates relevant mathematical results & prepares tables, charts & graphs reflecting relationships of multiple tests.

· Prepares reports for investigators and sponsors on recruitment status and other pertinent study data.

· Writes portions of grant applications & co-author scientific papers.

· Completes documents associated with current local, state, & federal regulatory guidelines, requirements, laws & research protocols.


· May process payments for research participants per study protocol.

· Works with industry representatives to negotiate tentative grant funding.

· Coordinates reimbursements for expert panel travel, consultant pay, additional gift card orders, etc. & ensure costs remain within allotted grant budget.


· May provide work direction &/or train other research staff to interview/test participants.

· May act as a mentor in regard to education of junior coordinators.


Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 2 years' research study or other relevant experience required; OR

· Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.

· Must complete NU's IRB CITI training before interacting with any participants & must re-certify every 3 years.

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Job posting number:#7208631
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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