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Clinical Research Coordinator (Varying Levels), UVA Brain Institute


Clinical Research Coordinator (Varying Levels), UVA Brain Institute

  • R0021459
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Research
  • The University of Virginia
The UVA Brain Institute is seeking applicants for a role as a Non-Licensed Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Trainee, CRC, CRC Intermediate, CRC Senior, or CRC Manager. This position will plan, organize, lead, and perform comprehensive advanced level clinical trial duties, commensurate with experience, for multiple or complex clinical trials, focusing on the overall productivity and success of the clinical trials. This individual will work with human clinical neuroscience research from the management of pilot studies spanning to work with large, multi-center research programs. Duties will include: coordinating communication, developing IRB documents and coordinating events to promote outreach and collaboration.

Job Description:
  • This role will function under the Principal Investigator's medical license and cannot perform any tasks that by state or local law require a license to perform. They work independently and have the authority to adapt methods and procedures to meet the needs of the clinical trial.
  • They influence the long term goals of clinical research trial and process. They often manage support teams. The impact of their decisions is wide in scope affecting both internal and external partners.

  • Coordinate multi-center research and multiple clinical trials simultaneously. Manage multiple Principal Investigator relationships within and outside of the University, including establishing and managing multiple budgets, ensuring full compliance with local, state and federal policies and procedures.
  • Serve as the liaison with the sponsor for assigned studies.
  • Assist Principal Investigator in developing research protocols and submit the required documentation to the Institutional Review Board, the University, and sponsors. Submit study protocols and amendments, consent forms, and recruiting materials to the IRB and other required review boards for approval within established guidelines.
  • Conduct strategic planning and analysis of research portfolios, in conjunction with the Center for Healthy Brain Development, the Virginia Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the Brain Institute leadership and Principal Investigators.
  • Conduct research data analysis and literature searches. Author scientific papers and articles publication and presentation.
  • Oversee financial accounting of multiple clinical research projects, including budget development, billing reconciliation, and quality review; oversee quarterly review of all Principal Investigator accounts.
  • Develop administrative and financial recommendations for department management and Principal Investigators for research portfolio review.
  • Compile data and documents during internal and external audits and is ultimately responsible for quality of submissions.
  • May manage a team of Clinical Research Coordinators type and/or laboratory and support staff, with responsibilities including hiring, scheduling, workload, compensation, rewards, development, and performance management.
  • Perform all duties of the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Trainee, CRC, CRC Intermediate, or CRC Senior Non-Licensed.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Experience: Up to 6 years of clinical research experience is preferred. Related Master's degree may substitute for two to three years of experience. Experience with UVA research/systems is preferred.

Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) preferred. Master's degree in related field with related work experience may substitute at the time of hire, with certification required within one year of certification eligibility.

Physical Demands: This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

Anticipated Hiring Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, with UVA benefits .


For questions about the application process please contact Margaret Weeks , Academic Recruiter. Application review will begin immediately.

Please apply through Workday , and search for “Clinical Research Coordinator (Varying Levels), UVA Brain Institute ". Complete an application online and attach a cover letter (addressed to Amy Fansler ) and a CV/resume all into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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