Clinical Research, Coordinator 2

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2023


BSD NEU - Research

About the Department

The Department of Neurology at The University of Chicago Medical Center has a great history and tradition, having made significant contributions to neurological training, clinical care, and the basic understanding of neurological disease. This at-will position is wholly or partially funded by contractual grant funding which is renewed under provisions set by the grantor of the contract. Employment will be contingent upon the continued receipt of these grant funds and satisfactory job performance.

Job Summary

The Clinical Research Coordinator 2 will perform routine assignments related to the documentation, analysis, and reporting of research data within the Department of Neurology at the University of Chicago. Provides input to support the strategic, administrative, operational, and financial decisions that impact clinical research conducted across the University.


  • Conducts site qualifications, study initiation, monitoring and/or close-out visits.

  • Conducts study start-up activities and works in collaboration with regulatory manager to maintain all regulatory documents required by sponsor and/or regulatory agencies.

  • Coordinates study conduct with other departments to effectively implement clinical research projects; ensures all study trainings are completed by study team; obtains required letters of support and/or approvals as needed.

  • Identifies and recruits eligible study subjects; conducts informed consent/assent process.

  • Arranges and conducts clinical research visits.

  • Abstracts data from medical records and enters medical information/data onto protocol specific case report forms, study flow sheets, and other required study forms; prepares abstracted/coded data for processing/analysis.

  • Creates and/or updates case report form and/or source document templates.

  • Coordinates reimbursement of subjects.

  • Maintains inventory of supplies/equipment.

  • Collects specimens from subjects and processes specimens or works with lab to ensure samples are processed/sent out correctly.

  • Monitors/assesses adverse events and reports them as required.

  • Adheres to research protocol in compliance with applicable institutional, local and federal regulations (FDA, GCP, etc.).

  • Functions as patient liaison for study questions, billing issues, etc.

  • Coordinates and may participate in quality assurance reviews conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups.

  • Analyzes study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through < 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.



Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelors degree.


  • Clinical research experience or relevant experience.

Preferred Competencies

  • Aware of safety hazards and take appropriate precautions.

  • Communicate in writing.

  • Communicate orally.

  • Comprehend technical documents.

  • Condense complicated issues to simple summaries that can be understood by a variety of constituents.

  • Create and deliver presentations.

  • Develop and manage interpersonal relationships.

  • Exercise absolute discretion regarding confidential matters.

  • Follow written and/or verbal instructions.

  • Give directions.

  • Handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion.

  • Handle stressful situations.

  • Learn and develop skills.

  • Maintain a high level of alertness.

  • Pay attention to detail.

  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Prioritize work and meet deadlines.

  • React effectively, quickly, calmly, and rationally during conflicts and emergencies.

  • Train or teach others.

  • Work effectively and collegially with little supervision or as member of a team.

  • Work independently.

Working Conditions

  • Lab environment.

Application Documents

  • Resume/CV (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)

When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

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Benefits Eligible


Drug Test Required


Health Screen Required


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required


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