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Project Coordinator II

Center for Infection and Immunity

Project Coordinator II

  • 533485
  • Medical Center
  • Center for Infection and Immunity
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 25 2023
  • Grade 104
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $65,000-75,000
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

The Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) is seeking a Project Coordinator II to support research programs in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, Gulf War Illness, and long term consequences of COVID-19. The Project Coordinator will work independently under the general direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) and senior management to oversee the operation of both clinical and basic research studies, including the initiation, execution, management, and coordination of research protocols comprising the collection of biological samples and survey data. The incumbent’s duties include general project management and coordination, data/sample management, regular reporting of findings and results, and strategic planning and execution of study-related activities. S/he/they will also assist with regular communication and engagement with a network of researchers, clinicians, data scientists, patients, community members, and advocates; and will actively interface with these groups to translate the work and disseminate project results and findings. S/he/they will ensure regulatory compliance (e.g. MTA, IRB, IACUC, import/export permits) associated with Center projects and will gather and submit all information required for regulatory compliance submissions and approvals.


-Streamline administrative systems and coordinate project progress to adhere to timelines, milestones and reporting requirements - 25%

-Curate and track biological samples, maintain databases, and ensure regulatory compliance – 25%


-Develop optimization of Center databases, data management and analyses – 20%


-Assist with grant/progress reports submissions, manuscript and presentations- 5%

- Coordinate scientific meetings, site visits, conferences and teleconferences with local, national, and international collaborators - 10%

- Assist center personnel with grant/progress reports submissions, manuscript and presentation preparation - 10%

- Perform other related duties as assigned - 5%  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and 4 years of related experience or equivalent in education and experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, experience with Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and patient privacy-related procedures, experience in data management and clinical and/or basic research coordination experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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