Clinical Research Coordinator

March 11, 2020
Full Time
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The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will perform independently or with general direction at the fully operational journey level of the series to execute, manage, and coordinate research protocols, as directed by the Principal Investigator (PI); coordinate the data collection and operations of several concurrent clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols, UCSF, and regulating agency policies.

The CRC’s duties may include, but will not be limited to the coordination of activities in research studies focused on sleep disruption in healthy aging and neurodegenerative diseases. They will act as intermediary between services and departments while overseeing data and specimen management; will utilize electrophysiological sleep equipment and electroencephalography collection; manage and report on study results; create, clean, update, and manage databases and comprehensive datasets and reports; coordinate staff work schedules and assist with training of Assistant CRCs; manage Investigator’s protocols in the Committee on Human Research (CHR) and Western Institution Board online systems, as well as renewals and modifications of protocol applications and the implementation of new studies; participate in the review and writing of protocols to ensure institutional review board approval within University compliance; help assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies; oversee study data integrity; implement and maintain periodic quality control procedures; interface with departments to obtain UCSF approval prior to study initiation; maintain all regulatory documents; report study progress to investigators and attend team meetings; prepare at-home movement and sleep measuring devices; administer and analyze sleep and circadian recording; administer cognitive tests.

A proportion of this position will take place off-site, typically in a hotel setting, and will require having reliable transportation to various locations throughout the Bay Area. It will require flexible evening hours and may also require flexible daytime hours.

Work locations: Mission Bay, 675 Nelson Rising Lane NCRU and suite 190; and off-site testing locations within the Bay Area.

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and the UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC) form a dynamic multidisciplinary research program investigating neurodegenerative diseases. Specifically, the research focuses on understanding the clinical and diagnostic features of neurodegenerative brain diseases and how it effects daily living.

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is among the nation's foremost resources in the field of child, adolescent and adult mental health. Psychiatry faculty members are recognized for their leadership roles in state-of-the-art, comprehensive and compassionate patient care, pioneering research, excellence in training the next generation of leaders, advancing public policy to advance mental health, and commitment to diversity.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.