University of Washington RESEARCH COORDINATOR (PART TIME) in Seattle, Washington
Req #: 191237
Department: DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDICS & SPORTS MEDICINE
Posting Date: 06/04/2021
Closing Info: Closes On 06/13/2021
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Shift: First Shift
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-professional-staff-librarians-academi-staff-20210208.pdf)
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem-solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. The Department of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time Research Coordinator (50% FTE). The Research Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of multiple research projects under the general direction of a principal investigator (PI) in the Department of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine’s Sarcoma Service. The Research Coordinator will participate in developing research designs, data collection methods, strategies for data collection, and will perform independent statistical analysis. An ideal candidate will effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams at SCCA, Fred Hutch, national organizations, and other faculty in the UW School of Medicine. The Research Coordinator will perform literature review, write and edit technical reports and manuscripts for publication and/or presentation, assist in the development of project budgets and research grants, and act as a liaison between the PI and research project partners and funding agencies. The Research Coordinator will also screen, select, and assist in the management of resident/fellow projects related to current Sarcoma research, coordinate prospective data collection, and facilitate contributions to national tumor registries. Examples of potential projects include multiple opportunities related to fluorescence guided surgery, systems-based projects including the use of telemedicine in the care of patients with sarcoma, techniques to augment local control in musculoskeletal tumor surgery, or osteointegration technology in the treatment of amputees. Position Complexities The Research Coordinator will manage projects that span multiple, geographically dispersed, departments and institutions (e.g. SCCA, FHCRC, UW Basic Science Departments) and therefore must have knowledge of and be able to navigate the various regulatory research and financial policies and procedures unique to each group. The Research Coordinator will act as a liaison between the PI and collaborators, funding agencies, and the general public, and will make financial and research decisions on his behalf. Position Dimensions/Impact to the University This position supports the Department’s and University’s commitment to research and medical education, through the management of research projects for both the PI and residents/fellows. Outcomes from the research performed could have a positive impact on the health of the general population as a whole. The Research Coordinator will manage projects with approximately $200K in funding, with the potential for additional external funding as projects develop. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop research designs for, implement, and coordinate prospective data collection. • Act as a liaison with the SCCA Sarcoma research team. • Interface with UW Basic Science Faculty and provide local research coordination for fluorescence guided surgery project (PI is a consultant for this project). Application for clinical grants are planned. • Provide coordination for research and grants related to e.g. telehealth in orthopaedic oncology, transcutaneous osseointegration (in amputees). • Interface with national registries relating to MSK oncology and/or research coordination of multi-center study participation opportunities. • Perform statistical analysis of research data. • Identify and coordinate resident/fellow projects worthy of e.g. ORS, MSTS grants. • Perform literature review and summary, write and edit technical reports and manuscripts for publication and/or presentation. • Assist in the development, writing, and submission of research grants administrative/editorial/logistical work related to research submissions. • Administer research agenda, project list, schedule meetings, and coordinating/supporting trainees deployed to specific projects. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Public Health, Health Sciences, or a Life Science or Healthcare related field. A minimum of one year of experience with human subjects research and/or research coordination, preferably in an academic or healthcare-related setting Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements. Additional requirements: • Excellent problem-solving skills, strong detail orientation, and the ability to manage multiple proprieties and timelines. • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. • Experience with statistical software. Independent abilities in statistical analysis. • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office. DESIRED REQUIREMENTS Interest in augmented reality. Interest in logistics and task management. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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