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The Department of Epidemiology has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Coordinator. The Research Coordinator will support several epidemiologic studies of sexually transmitted infections (STI). Current ongoing studies include a surveillance project to track the prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Mycoplasma genitalium infection in 8 sexual health clinics; a pilot trial of a recently approved antibiotic for M. genitalium treatment failures; and a new R01-funded seroprevalence and modeling study of Chlamydia and M. genitalium in NHANES.
Administration of epidemiologic research studies, to include: Study start-up activities, including developing ClinicalTrials.gov webpage information and data collection instruments Preparation and maintenance of human subjects approvals Data-base development and maintenance Packaging and shipment of specimens and of drug treatment packets Development and maintenance of standard operating procedures as needed Coordination and purchase of study-related supplies Coordinate with study sponsors as needed Organize and circulate minutes for study meetings
Enrollment and follow-up of study participants, to include: Screening and consenting participants, as needed Coordinating specimen processing, transport and results reporting Tracking follow-up and communicating with study participants Data-entry of study related data
Other research-related activities as needed Data management, analysis, and presentation of results under the guidance of study PI’s Function as a liaison between the research team, the clinic, and the investigational drug service
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Bachelor's degree in Epidemiology or related field
2 years work experience in areas related to research (may include microbiology or reproductive health or coordination activities or public health.
Ability to work independently and prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
Analytic skills and experience using statistical software (e.g., Stata, R, SAS)
Flexibility with shifting priorities and competing demands in a fast-paced work environment
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Prior experience in research related fields
Previous experience interacting with participants in epidemiologic studies is ideal.
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