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University of Colorado Clinical Research Coordinator-PRA in Aurora, Colorado



Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center

Center for Lungs and Breathing

Professional Research Assistant

Position #00730396

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Nature of Work: This is a 100% FTE position for a Clinical Research Coordinator (Professional Research Assistant) in the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center Program (PVDC) as a component of the Center for Lungs and Breathing (CLB) at University of Colorado Hospital. This full-time position will assist in conducting clinical trials and research projects for the PVDC Program including COVID-19 research.

Supervision: This position will report to the Senior Research Coordinator and the Medical Director of the CLB and will work with collaborating investigators and project managers as well as clinical and research personnel in the CLB.

Areas of Responsibility:

Clinical Research Development

  • Serving as the clinical research coordinator for industry sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials

  • Assisting in the Maintenance of a clinical research specimen bio-repository

  • Other projects as assigned

Research Regulatory Management

  • Assist with all regulatory activities required to implement and maintain the clinical research endeavors as part of the PVDC Program in the CLB, including, but not limited to, protocol review, initial, amendment and continuing review submissions to the IRB and consent writing.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Collaborating with principal investigators, co-investigators to enroll clinical trial patients

  • Conducting study visits

  • Overall compliance with the policy and procedures for conducting good clinical trials

  • Screening, consenting and enrolling study participants

  • Collecting, processing and storing samples for research

  • Medication compliance tracking and coordinating protocol procedures

  • Collect and report all patient reported adverse drug reactions and other serious adverse events

  • Patient education and follow-up per protocol guidelines

  • Routine meetings with monitors to reconcile data management issues

  • Participation in investigator’s meetings

  • Preparing and submitting compliance documentation for the institutional review board

  • Submission to the Human Research Subjects Portals: UCH-RSS and UCDenver HSR for review and approval

  • Maintenance of databases

  • Abstracting data from patient charts and electronic medical records

  • Service in the following areas:

  • Clinical Research Advisory Forum (RAF)

  • Clinical Research Coordinators Committee (CRC)

  • Support with local PH awareness and fundraising event

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services at .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or equivalent education and work experience

  • Prefer a minimum of two years’ experience with coordinating and managing administrative and clinical research activities.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Advanced computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, PeopleSoft, and COGNOS.

  • Knowledge and experience with IRB policies and procedures.

Required Competencies:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail essential.

  • Demonstrated experience with creating and maintaining clinical research projects and clinical trials

  • Ability to multi-task

  • This position requires a high level of proficiency with computers and use of Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, Word, and other University and Departmental systems as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires independent judgment as well as self-directed work capabilities.

  • This position requires extensive experience with managing multiple projects and someone who can effectively multi-task

  • Ability to establish work priorities and handle multiple deadlines.

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and documents and maintain strict confidentiality in all HIPAA matters

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Ability to use various computer systems and software applications.

  • Ability to initiate and maintain effective lines of communication with other areas/departments/sponsors

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Oct 19, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Cheri Abbott

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00763929

Req ID: 18873

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.