University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Research Coordinator I - Part Time

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 4 days ago(4 days ago)
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    Non Union Position -W60- Non Unit Professional
  • Overview

    The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMASS Medical) is a group of diverse businesses that make a significant contribution and impact in higher education, medical research, healthcare consulting/delivery and biotechnology throughout the commonwealth and the world. 


    We were recognized by US News & World Report Rankings as one of the best graduate schools for Primary Care Education and rank in the top 10 percent in the nation!  At UMass Medical School, Commonwealth Medicine and MassBiologics, our commitment to excellence, diversity, competitive salary & benefits.  Work-life integration will allow you to build a professionally rewarding career as we work together to positively impact the health of people around the globe. 




    Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Coordinator I is responsible for carrying out multiple complex research protocols.





    • Collaborate with investigators in the design, development, and documentation of data forms, questionnaires, and other survey materials
    • Responsible for aspects of the development of research recommendations and the design of research projects
    • Participate in the grant, manuscript, and Institutional Review Board process
    • Develop overall research plan for conducting surveys in the community
    • Conduct in-person or telephonic field research
    • Monitor selection and randomization process of study participants
    • Coordinate data collection of study participants, complete case report forms, and develop and maintain spreadsheets
    • Collect and maintain questionnaires and other data forms from study participants
    • Perform literature searches and write detailed written summaries of the findings
    • Collaborate with other project leaders on data presentation, interpretation and writing of scientific reports 
    • Develop and maintain computerized data files for all data to be collected
    • May assist with budget /operational aspect of grant and contract proposals
    • Prepare summary reports and ongoing project evaluations for investigators
    • May help recruit, select, supervise and direct the activities of data collection employees and Research Technicians
    • Conduct quality control check on field data collection system
    • Collaborate with other research sites to insure consistency between research sites and accuracy of documentation
    • Perform other duties as required.





    • Bachelor’s degree in the sciences, health care, or equivalent experience
    • 1 year of related experience
    • Experience in using computer-based tools (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organization, analytical, and interpersonal skills required
    • Ability to travel to off-site locations


    Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee



    May supervise and direct the activities of data collection employees and Research Technicians



    Usual office environment, laboratory, medical, surgical, and off campus study sites


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