University of Utah Study Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 09/03/2017

Requisition Number PRN15202B

Job Title Study Coordinator

Working Title Study Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00868 - Psychiatry - Research

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 31,600 to 38,299 - DOE

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

We are searching for a reliable, motivated, detail-oriented, collaborative team member to assist with clinical studies of mood disorders. The study coordinator will work closely with the principal investigator, other research staff, clinical staff, university administrators, and regulatory entities to ensure that all research activities are performed efficiently, ethically, and in accordance with federal and university regulations, policies, and guidelines. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills; some experience with human-subjects research; and a strong interest in creating new knowledge that will ultimately improve treatment and prevention of mental illness.


- Attend investigator and team meetings to manage the day-to-day activities of studies

- Assist the principal investigator in developing protocols, data collection tools, and other study materials

- Prepare applications, amendments, reports, and continuing review documents for theIRB,FDA, and other regulatory agencies

- Establish and organize study files, including regulatory binders, participant folders, and study databases

- Maintain up-to-date training, education, and certification as required by protocols

- Assist the principal investigator in the training, education, and certification of students, post-docs, and other research trainees

- Schedule research meetings for the principal investigator and co-investigators

- Work with research staff and clinical staff to screen and recruit potential participants

- Schedule and register participants for study visits, including evaluations, interventions, and neuroimaging

- Assist the principal investigator in collection of clinical data, biospecimens, and neuroimaging data

- Develop and maintain rapport with participants during longitudinal studies

- Ensure that appropriate funding sources are billed for research activities

- Order supplies and equipment for study activities

May maintain contact withIRBand prepare and submitIRBdocuments. May ensure proper collection, processing and shipment of specimens. May perform functions required of the Clinical Research Assistant as necessary.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalency required.IRBCITICourse in the Protection of Human Research subjects certificate obtained within six months of hire and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Some departments may requireIATADGRtraining within six months.


  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills;
  • Experience with human-subjects research;
  • Strong interest in creating new knowledge that will ultimately improve treatment and prevention of mental illness.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

The cover letter should specifically include why you are interested in this position

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.