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University of Colorado Professional Research Assistant - Assistant Clinical Coordinator in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Professional Research Assistant - Assistant Clinical Coordinator

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.

The University of Colorado 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.

The Department of Medicine has an opening for a full-time Professional Research Assistant in the Schwartz/Yang Lab.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here at _.

Position Emphasis:

The Schwartz/Yang Lab seeks an energetic and motivated individual to join our research group. We are seeking a full-time Professional Research Assistant to assist with clinical coordination and human subjects research for a new cohort study in the Schwartz/Yang Lab of the Department of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO.

The assistant clinical coordinator will develop, screen, and follow a cohort of subjects at high risk of pulmonary fibrosis that is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

  • Assist in the coordination of all aspects of the recruitment, enrollment, screening, and follow-up of study participants at risk of pulmonary fibrosis

  • Communicate with potential participants and administer informed consent,

  • Send sample collection kits, request records and test results, and follow up with study participants to ensure timely completion of all study visits

  • Coordinate study-related procedures for study participants in community health facilities

  • Establish and implement follow-up procedures for the study participants

  • Manage and pay invoices for study-related tests

  • Collect and enter data in study and university databases, file paper data

  • Track participant progress and generate progress report statistics

  • Participate in meetings and conference calls as needed with the study team collaborators

  • Maintain and update study-related recruitment websites

  • Assist with periodic study newsletter writing, design, and mailing

  • Assist with IRB submissions for ethical review

Conditions of Employment:

Must be willing and able to occasionally work on weekends when required by project deadlines. (often related to off-campus travel, languages, min age, shift schedules, physical requirements, etc.)

Note: This is an essential services position. The incumbent is required to respond after hours during emergencies and report to work for regular assigned shifts during emergency campus closures.


  • A strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, and Red Cap is required

  • Data entry of research-related data

  • Excellent verbal communication

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills

  • Demonstrate an independent work initiative, sound judgment, strong decision-making skills, diplomacy, tact and a professional demeanor

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships

  • Work independently and on a team

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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or related field

  • 1 year of experience with data entry

  • 1 year prior research experience

  • Additional education, such as masters degree, may substitute for experience

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 or more years experience with Institutional Review Boards

  • 1 or more years prior database experience (for example, REDCap)

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Aug 19, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Julie Powers

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00737345

Req ID: 19011

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.