Research Coordinator III - Surgery - Core Research (90007726)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7081472 (Ref:7865-en_US)

Posted: July 21, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a Research Coordinator to assist Dr. Ernest Camp in managing all significant aspects of multiples clinical research projects. The ideal candidate should have previous experience coordinating multiple clinical trials simultaneously, inclusive of Cancer studies. Must have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and have the flexibility to, occasionally, work irregular hours. We are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate knowledge of regulatory affairs and IRB processes. Additionally, the coordinator will be responsible for ensuring accurate data collection, documentation, organization, and the safety of research participants. Will supervise other research coordinators and staff as necessary.

Job Duties

  • Works with the PI to assure that the study complies with all terms and conditions, including but not limited to education, IRB approval, conflict of interest disclosure, health and safety protections for participants and staff, and any financial terms or conditions.
  • Interviews, screens, and consents patients for study; explains process and procedures to educate participants regarding the research study. 
  • Collects patient information; processes documents and enters information into a database. Retrieves and submits test results to the appropriate party. 
  • May collect, process, ship, and maintain paperwork for biological specimens according to procedures outlined in the study protocol. 
  • Maintains adequate inventory of study supplies. If handling investigational drugs/devices, follow the sponsor protocol and policies on Investigational Drug/Device Accountability. 
  • Maintains records and regulatory documents. Assist the PI with regulatory affairs activities and the preparation, review, and submission of documents to the IRB. 
  • Manages and supervises the activities of the implementation team and research personnel. 
  • Schedules research participants for tests and procedures such as laboratory tests, x-rays, and other studies specific to the research protocol. Attend surgical procedures. 
  • Assists the Principal Investigator in the submission of event reports, including but not limited to Non-compliance, Adverse Events, and Unanticipated Problems. 
  • Keeps track of Protocol Amendments, Clarification letters and study updates and implement updates accordingly. 
  • Attends investigator meetings as required or requested by the PI and/or Sponsor. 
  • Communicates with research subject through the study.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish speaking preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience in research.  
  • Works well independently, detailed with strong organizational skills, medical terminology, computer experience in Word, Excel, EPIC, basic typing, problem solver, good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Three years of relevant experience.
  • Current certification (Certified Clinical Research Professional-CCRP, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator-CCRC) from a clinical research organization (SoCRA or ACRP).
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills with patients, staff, and other health care professionals.  


  • The ideal candidate should have previous experience coordinating Cancer studies. 
  • Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and have flexibility to occasionally work irregular hours.
  • The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of regulatory affairs and IRB processes.
  • Additionally, the candidate must have work knowledge of database management and be able to coordinate multiple clinical trials simultaneously.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7081472 (Ref:7865-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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