This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/16/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/24/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
Incumbent will coordinate and oversee start-up procedures, implementation, recruitment, screening, enrollment, and maintenance of subjects within the Interventional Psychiatry Program. Create informational and recruitment materials and act as a liaison with other UCSD departments, collaborators, and agencies for the purpose of implementation of studies. The Clinical Research Coordinator will plan, develop and implement start-up procedures for multiple phase I-III research studies in assigned team as well as lead, direct, and coordinator operational efforts.
The incumbent will assist with multiple new study initiatives for treatment resistant psychiatric disorders utilizing a variety of interventional psychiatry treatments such as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and magnetic seizure therapy (MST). Assure compliance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Oversee the quality of the medical and clinical research data. Provide direction and guidance to investigators. Provide education and information to the general public concerning the ongoing clinical trials. Assist PIs with proposals, progress reports and manuscripts. Independently create original documents and policies for assigned disease teams. Work closely with federal and state regulatory officials.
Strong theoretical knowledge and/or Bachelor's Degree in a social science or basic science or a related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Demonstrated experience in clinical trials research. Strong knowledge of experimental protocols, data gathering, protocol design and evaluation.
Experience in research protocol start-up procedures, including: study feasibility, study activation and IRB processes, and qualification procedures. Strong experience in clinical trials research including budget negotiations and invoicing per clinical trial agreement.
Strong knowledge of investigational protocols (data management, query resolution, protocol design and protocol implementation).
Proven experience performing clinical research duties in a clinical research environment such as CRO, academic research institution, and/or a research hospital.
Experience in providing work direction and assisting supervisor in maintaining an efficient medical research team. Ability to problem solve and resolve conflict.
Demonstrated experience with research protocol in order to screen patients for eligibility, initiate treatment plan, collect specimens, and orient participating physicians.
Proven ability to find creative and innovative solutions to adjusting needs of the center. Ability to be resourceful and to understand the overall nature of work/responsibilities to establish useful resources and University contacts.
Working knowledge of medical and scientific terminology.
Strong ability to organize/prioritize workload effectively to meet deadlines in an environment with multiple interruptions and changing priorities. Meticulous attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills (using grammatically correct written English and accurate typing) to interact with all levels of the organization, exercising tact, mature judgment, diplomacy, and flexibility to promote positive working relationships and job effectiveness.
Skill at negotiating with various personalities and developing internal and external network of contacts. Excellent phone etiquette skills.
Computer proficiency, including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software (Microsoft Office) and internet browser applications. Experience in conducting searches on the internet.
Demonstrated administrative experience, skill to coordinate complex activities and to use independ
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