Research Regulatory Coordinator

North Carolina, United Sates
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The research position for which you are applying is not specific to a clinical research area. Instead, your resume may be shared across the Duke School of Medicine in order to increase the visibility and likelihood of matching eligible candidates with open positions specific to the job title for which you have applied.

Occupational Summary

Perform study-specific regulatory and safety reporting processes across multiple studies in accordance with appropriate regulations, institutional policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and study- specific protocols/plans and processes under the direction of the supervisor.

Work Performed

1. Clinical research study operations Develop and submit DUHS Institutional Review Board documents such as consent forms, protocols, and continuing reviews. May train junior staff in this area. Maintain or collaborate to maintain appropriate study- level documentation including regulatory binders, enrollment logs, patient registration in the system of record, etc. May do so independently.

  • Assist with the development of and provide the appropriate regulatory reports and associated documentation in accordance with SOPs and study specific processes under the direction of the supervisor. Provide routine updates and reports to ensure timely communication regarding status of regulatory and/or important safety related issues.
  • Prepare for study monitoring and study audit visits. Assist with addressing and correcting findings from study monitoring and study audit visits.
  • Complete and submit Adverse Events Reports, according to institution and sponsor-specific prompt reporting requirements (timelines and forms) under supervision or may do independently.

2. Data management and informatics. Enter protocol specific data into required institutional or protocol-specific systems. Review study specific data listings and reports for quality and accuracy.

3. Leadership and professionalism. Encourage and support colleagues to complete project work. Assist research colleagues in identifying efficiencies and improving process.

  • May serve as mentor to other staff. May assign, review, and train others in various work responsibilities. May provide constructive feedback to other team members. Employ escalation and performance plans as needed.
  • Recognize and employ the professional guidelines and code of ethics related to the conduct of clinical research. May be responsible for summarizing and clarifying for study teams, the professional guidelines and code of ethics related to the conduct of clinical research.
  • Maintain Duke- and project- specific training requirements. May develop solutions to proactively ensure study team's compliance with training requirements.

4. Study and site management. Maintain study's compliance with institutional requirements and other policies (e.g., NIH Public Access policy,, Research Data Security Plans, Social Media policy, etc.). Oversee maintenance of Delegation of Authority Logs and training of key personnel on study specific duties.

5. Communication and team science. Communicate concerns clearly and in a professional manner. Recognize when others need to be brought into the conversation and escalate appropriately.

  • Work closely with sponsor and study personnel on relevant regulatory and/or safety issues.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number: 100005602
Location: Durham
Job Family Level: 52
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Full Time / Part Time: FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary: Regular
Shift: First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas, an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


  • Completion of a bachelor's degree.
  • Completion of an Associates degree plus a minimum of two years of research and/or regulatory experience


Can easily use computing software and web-based applications (e.g., Microsoft Office products and the electronic medical record).

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