Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

    Stanford University
    Stanford, CA 94305
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University is seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to perform administrative support duties related to the collection of clinical data and/or the coordination of clinical studies. Work under supervision of the principal investigators and/or study coordinator.

    We are looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree or above in psychology, epidemiology, public health, neuroscience, human biology, or another related area with an interest in developing expertise in conducting longitudinal neurocognitive and behavioral clinical studies/trials in cancer patients and survivors.

    Duties include:

    • Assist with administrative regulatory tasks such as progress reports, protocol creation and updates, IRB and SRC preparation and obtaining approvals, helping coordinate the study with multiple sites across the US
    • Assist in training meetings with other participating sites, maintain study records and logs, complete necessary training to conduct research with human subjects
    • Assist with training and documentation of coordinators and interventionists at other remote sites
    • Scheduling and executing study visits, recruiting human subjects for the study.
    • Conducting and scoring neuropsychological assessments.
    • Piloting and co-piloting MRI scans
    • Putting study procedure materials together and managing study regulatory requirements.
    • Making reminder phone calls, administering questionnaires, entering data, and other procedural tasks as needed.
    • Assist in scheduling and collecting blood samples from participants at a local laboratory

    * - Other duties may also be assigned, as necessary


    • Completed Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant clinical research experience.
    • One year full-time equivalent clinical research experience.
    • Past experience working with clinical populations.
    • Past experience conducting MRI scans.
    • Past experience administering and scoring neuropsychological tests.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and independent problem-solving ability.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to set independently priorities, coordinate with multiple team members, work in a fast-paced environment, and exercise sound judgement in setting priorities.


    Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

    General knowledge of medical terminology.


    • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
    • Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
    • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.

    * - 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.


    • Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or exposure to chemicals, blood, body fluid or tissues and risk of exposure to contagious diseases and infections.
    • May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and business needs, such as working weekends, evenings or holidays.


    • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
    • 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 learned.
    • 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,

    Additional Information
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Job Code: 4921
    • Employee Status: Regular
    • Grade: E
    • Requisition ID: 88114
    Posting ID: 593554669Posted: 2020-12-17Job Title: Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator