Clinical Research Coordinator III

Updated: 27 days ago

Clinical Research Coordinator III
Med-Medicine - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (24003181)

This position will work in clinical research involving human subjects and therefore clinical Research Study Coordinator training is required, including research-specific training in Protection of Human Research Subjects, Good Clinical Practices and HIPAA compliance. Additional trainings in research methods may be required. This is an in-person position (person must reside in Pittsburgh area) to facilitate in-clinic patient recruitment and attend meetings, although work-from-home days can also be discussed. Women and people from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Master’s-equivalent experience in public health, health services, epidemiology, biostatistics, or related area and 2+ years of applied work experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and responsible.
  • Professional with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to engage respectfully with diverse research participants.
  • Intermediate or higher-level skills of MS Office suite.
  • Independent time management skills, including ability to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work well with teams across roles.
  • Prior professional or community experience in reproductive health & healthcare, autoimmune and chronic diseases, racial disparities/social determinants of health, or curiosity in independent learning in these areas.
  • Self-motivation for continued independent learning in reproductive justice and anti-racism praxis.
  • Experience with quantitative research methods.
  • Experience with qualitative research methods.
  • Experience with interacting or managing relationships with a variety of stakeholders and roles.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Endnote, and Canva.

Job Summary

Prepares grant applications, manuscripts, Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications, research papers, and assists with complex research papers. Audits research studies, monitors study budgets, resolves complex data collection issues, and implements protocol-specific study recruitment plans. Trains staff and oversees student workers; leads team meetings. Monitors study budgets and orders supplies.

Essential Functions 

Must be able to use a PC or laptop. Must have stable wifi access to be able to communicate. Must be able to travel to different clinics within 5-mile university radius. Must be able to attend some meetings and complete some functions in person.

Physical Effort 

Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Must be able to travel to different UPMC clinics within a 5-mile University radius.


The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Clinical Research Coordinator III
Job Family Research
Job Sub-Family Clinical Research
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Master's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience Required 1
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience?  Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Not Applicable

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