Research Study Coordinator Sr

Research Study Coordinator Sr

Coordinates & completes the day to day administrative & technical activities involved in a single complex, large, nationwide or multiple moderately complex concurrent biomedical &/or social-behavioral research study(ies) involving multiple sites& /or longitudinal assessments/ interventions.  Ensures that all activities are completed by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) & all relevant current local, state, & federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy & procedure developed by the NU Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), & the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH).To read more about the project please view or

Please Note: Supervisor provides objectives, deadlines and specific instructions only for new, difficult, and/or unusual work.  Work is reviewed upon completion and only occasionally to verify technical accuracy and compliance with practice, policy, and procedures.  EE informs supervisor of on-going progress and/or potentially controversial matters.   

Specific Responsibilities:


  • Participates in the planning & conduct of research studies. 
  • Recruits & retains participants.
  • Obtains informed consent.
  • Administers tests &/or questionnaires following protocols.
  • Collects, compiles, tabulates &/or process responses.
  • Gathers information.


  • Manages study databases which may include ensuring that data is collected & entered correctly.
  • Reviews & analyzes data.
  • Writes portions of grant applications.
  • Co-authors scientific papers for presentation & publication. 
  • Creates & maintains study manuals regarding operating, safety, and etc. procedures. 
  • Ensures that all study documents associated with current local, state, & federal regulatory guidelines, requirements, laws & research protocols are completed in a timely manner.


  • May process payments for research participants per study protocol. 
  • Maintains & reconciles expenditures & balances in regard to research accounts & budgets. 


  • Trains, directs, assigns duties to & may supervise research staff, students, residents &/or fellows.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.


For consideration, current employees must submit an online application. For specific questions about this position, current employees may contact Rachel Monasterio at External candidates should be directed to apply via Northwestern’s career site at

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