Research Coordinator (1 Year Fixed Term)
Company: Stanford Medicine
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a Social
Science Research Professional 1 (1 year fixed term) to serve as a
Research Coordinator who will be an active contributor to a
melanoma research project with important public health impact.
Duties may include: meeting planning and support, coordinating
research activities with internal and external partners for
recruitment, enrollment, data gathering, and administering survey
instruments, while exercising independent initiative and judgment.
The role requires a high degree of organization, continuous
exercise of independent initiative and judgment, strong ethic of
collaboration, and exceptional, interpersonal skills.
This is an ideal position for an individual with a BA or Master's
degree in a relevant field such as public health, health care
management, health services research, sociology, or anthropology,
interested in advancing toward higher level training, who has a
passion for improving health equity in the United States.
- Contribute to the development and administration of survey
- Meeting planning and support (scheduling, agenda develop,
notetaking, and other tasks as necessary)
- Keep track of project plans and budgetary expenditures to help
ensure that projects are completed on-time and within budget.
- Schedule research team meetings and update project plans and
associated tasks according to meeting discussions and
- Draft IRB applications and submit application for approvals for
research projects under supervision.
- Draft regulatory and project reports.
- Review and audit case reports to ensure accurate data
collection, entry, and compliance with research protocols.
- Assist with building research instruments using standard survey
tools such as Redcap, Qualtrics, etc.
- Work with PI and other research staff in the synthesis and
interpretation of quantitative and/or qualitative data using
appropriate data analysis methods and programs.
- Conduct literature reviews on assigned research topics and
- Contribute to data analysis (e.g. quality control, preliminary
analysis of quantitative data).
- Update research materials (e.g. recruitment materials, updated
surveys) and submit to IRB to maintain IRB approval status of
- Assist with the design of flyers, outreach materials, and
educational tools as needed for research activities and
- Coordinate and contribute to collaborative research activities
with community partners, collaborators, and/or students.
- May supervise and support other staff who are engaged in
related research studies.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
- Proven track record of taking initiative and problem-solving,
successfully juggling and prioritizing multiple projects.
- Experience with standard medical research database and survey
programs for data collection such as REDCap, Qualtrics, etc.
- Experience with NVivo or equivalent software (or equivalent
- Experience using statistical software such as R or STATA (or
- Experience with collaborative software programs such as Google
Drive, Box, Smartsheets, Slack, Zoom, etc.
- Substantial experience with standard software packages
including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Strong skills in developing and maintaining community
partnerships that lead to effective research participation.
- Ability to work with diverse populations, including those with
limited English proficiency or low literacy levels.
- Prior research experience in social science, public health, or
medical research involving human subjects.
- Prior experience in developing literature review or research
reports (coursework is fine).
- Professional level fluency in Spanish.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor of Arts degree in an applicable social science related
field, or combination of education and relevant experience in an
applicable social science.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- General understanding of scientific theory and methods,
typically gained through completion of an undergraduate degree in a
- General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master
- Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
- Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to
complete detailed work accurately.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work with human study participants
- Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp
lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh
up to 10 pounds.
- Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand,
and sort/file paperwork or parts.
- Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, rarely reach/work
above shoulders, and operates foot and/or hand controls.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University
will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a
disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential
functions of his or her job.
- May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
- May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours
in support of research work.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu .
As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford
University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply
to all university employees, including those working remotely in
the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more
about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff,
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4189
- Employee Status: Fixed-Term
- Pay Grade: E
- Requisition ID: 92510 As an organization that receives federal
funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement
that will apply to all university employees, including those
working remotely in the United States and applicable
subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines
for Stanford University Staff, please visit
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