Research Coordinator

Responsibilities

Serve as
a Research Coordinator for clinical trials and research studies performed by
faculty in the UCLA Division of Neuromuscular Diseases. These include
multicenter NIH and company-sponsored trials of novel therapies for
neuromuscular disease, natural history studies of neuromuscular diseases, and maintenance
of a tissue bank for neuromuscular disease. Work will primarily be at the UCLA
Westwood campus, with occasional activities at Olive View-UCLA, West LA VA
Medical Center, and other hospitals on the West Side of Los Angeles. Schedule
follow-up visits and study tests, perform structured interviews, and data
abstraction from medical records. Assist study investigators with IRB, FDA, and
other regulatory paperwork.
Qualifications

Required:
Strong organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills to work with minimal to moderate supervision.
Skill in working as part of a team and maintaining cooperative working relationships with members of the Trial staff, coordinating center and site personnel, sponsors, and the Los Angeles community.
Skill in working independently to complete multiple and complex tasks in an environment with rapid changes in priorities.
Demonstrated ability to work independently in preparation of adverse event reports, and regulatory paperwork.
Ability to attend to detail and extract data and document medical events with high fidelity.
Proficient in Word and Excel

Preferred:
Demonstrated experience performing laboratory experiments including biochemical assays and molecular biology.
Experience in research coordination of clinical trials.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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