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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurology. The position is located at 4488 Forest Park. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
This position is a member of a multi-disciplinary research team and performs duties associated with the coordination and implementation of research clinical trials/projects, data collection, and the management of regulatory documents and data generated by DIAN-TU study protocols as well as coordination of the Principal Investigators (PI) schedules, meetings and calendars. Responsible for assisting with clinical duties in a research clinical trials setting. Helps manage documents from clinical studies and maintain regulatory compliance, and performs other clinic-related tasks with direction from supervisor, manager or higher level Clinical Operations staff.� Responsible for facilitating the clinical research of a medium sized clinical trials coordinating center.
The DIAN-TU designs, develops and manages therapeutic trials for individuals with and at risk for dominantly inherited AD (DIAD). The DIAN-TU will be the coordinating center for major mutli-site, international drug trials for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, funded through a partnership between Washington University, a consortium of pharmaceutical companies, foundations, and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) (expected total costs of >$100 million).
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists DIAN-TU leadership with scheduling complex meetings, coordinating travel schedules, making travel reservations and completing expense reports.� Assists in coordinating study related meetings, drafting agendas, distributing meeting minutes and tracking action items to review progress and address issues with vendors and external partners. Preparation of correspondence for Drs. Bateman and McDade, including donor thank you letters and letters of support for coordinating projects.
Assists the DIAN-TU Clinical Operations team with operational planning, including the complex management of Drs. Bateman and McDade’s calendars, agenda and presentation development, as well as DIAN-TU administrative duties fielding phone calls, answering email, sorting and distributing mail and handling office requests for services.
Assists in conducting research of scientists, coordination of manuscripts, publications, presentations, and abstract submissions to scientific meetings.� Communicates and coordinates with other study personnel, study performance sites, vendors, laboratories, study sponsors, and others as needed for study implementation and routine problem resolution.
Assists DIAN-TU leadership and Clinical Operations personnel with entering, reviewing, filing, and maintaining study information used for the DIAN-TU trial coordinating center clinical research. Receives and disseminates study-related documents and correspondence; maintains ICH-GCP compliance and regulatory integrity of DIAN-TU trial records.� Maintains professional licenses, CV’s, society memberships, and continuing medical education (CME) credits for PI’s.
Routinely participates in internal and external meetings including vendor meetings, team meetings, and cross-functional meetings with the DIAN-TU clinical operations team to stay up to date on project status and any changes to the study protocol. Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification plus one year of customer service experience, preferably in medical environment; some college may substitute for experience.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to organize and think critically.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Computer skills (PC): Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook E-mail programs.
Familiarity with databases.
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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