The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.Project DETECT is a 6-year CDC-funded study designed to answer questions about the window periods of 7 different point-of-care HIV tests by testing people recently infected with HIV. The study is based at the Public Health - Seattle & King County (PHSKC) STD Clinic located at Harborview Medical Center where HIV-negative and HIV-positive participants are seen for study visits. This study involves one-time study visits for most and serial follow-up for participants with discordant HIV test results.The Stekler Lab is seeking a temporary project appointment for a Research Coordinator to be responsible for study administration, grants, and budget management.RESPONSIBILITIES:Under minimal supervision, responsibilities include:Research AdministrationDirect day-to-day research-related activitiesDesign and develop data management strategies for tracking participant progress, contractual deliverables and study resultsDesign and develop data collection forms, protocols, standard operating procedures, and surveysMonitor contractual deliverables and other project goals and timelines and collaborate to troubleshoot problemsManage communications with internal research team, outside collaborators, other research sites and sponsorsManage study staff, including onboarding and training new staff membersRemain current in research topic; conduct literature reviews and follow blogs on topics related to HIV prevention, diagnostics, and careApply scientific knowledge to generate new research ideas and strategiesGrants and Budget ManagementDevelop budgets and interface with Fiscal staff on grant applications Monitor and manage research expendituresCommunicate with Grants and Contracts Services and resolve budget issues, as necessaryCoordinate travel planning and reimbursement for research projectsManage study team equipment: keys, computer equipment and liaise with IT supportCoordinate and purchase research-related supplies, such as clinical suppliesManage licensing requirements and required trainings for study staffHuman subjects managementResponsible to ensure research ethics standards are maintained at all timesDraft, finalize and submit IRB applications, study consent forms, study modification requests and status reportsAudit research activities to ensure compliance with local research ethics standardsCommunicate with the HSD Committee Coordinators about questions and problems, as neededAnalysis and presentation of research resultsDevelop manuscripts, presentations, conference abstracts and media campaignsPerform data analyses using Excel and STATA or other biostatistical softwareREQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Biology, Psychology or related field.Minimum two years' experience in:Project management and/or human subjects research experience.Experience collaborating with and contributing to a research team.Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple tasks, and conduct follow-up.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and spoken).Flexibility with shifting priorities and competing demands in a fast-paced and challenging work environment DESIRED:Masters of Public HealthResearch or public health experienceExperience with qualitative research, particularly focus groups and interviewsExperience in research protocols, database development and analysis, and/or managing a budgetCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Application Process: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.
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