The Study Coordinator will join a collaborative and exciting team of researchers at the F.I. Proctor Foundation studying eye diseases and child health in the U.S. and internationally. Researchers at the F.I. Proctor Foundation conduct randomized controlled trials and large epidemiological studies on ocular diseases that can cause blindness and global child health aimed at reducing childhood morbidity and mortality. This position requires an employee with excellent communication and organizational skills who can be relied upon to play an integral role in implementing and disseminating the results of research studies conducted at the F.I. Proctor Foundation. The Study Coordinator's projects will include sites in the U.S. and Africa.
Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to contributing to study design from a methodological standpoint, participating in the review and writing of protocols and study documents, helping to assure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies, coordinating meetings with the study team, reporting study progress to investigators and other stakeholders, maintaining finances, and generating subcontracts. This position requires excellent professionalism as the Study Coordinator will be working with governmental and academic regulatory agencies, pharmaceutical companies, and researchers. This position will involve domestic and international travel to study sites for implementation and monitoring of visits. The Study Coordinator will be expected to interact with Patients/Participants or other employees who primarily speak French. Collaborates with other Study Coordinators at a collaborating international center; responsible for explaining the protocol and answers any questions through email or phone call in French or English.
Additionally, the Study Coordinator should have strong writing and communication skill as this employee will be responsible for conducting literature reviews, writing, editing, and formatting manuscripts, and managing and tracking the progress of manuscripts to high-impact medical journals. The person in this position must be comfortable working in a diverse team environment with little supervision to carry out their responsibilities. The employee should show a strong interest in clinical research and a desire to contribute to the state of knowledge on the prevention, treatment, and correlates of disease.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.