Clinical Research Coordinator
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This position will support day-to-day operations of various research studies with the Psychology of Eating and Consumer Health (PEACH) Lab. Responsibilities include: coordination of clinical research projects; working closely with principal investigators to plan and implement study procedures, managing data and monitoring and reporting study progress; coordinating activities and facilitating communication among team members; managing project budgets; and assisting with grant applications and manuscript preparation.
BA/BS in nutrition or public health-related field and 2-4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required; strong organizational skills; experience carrying out health policy research a plus; clinical experience working with older populations preferred; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in basic Microsoft Office applications, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Background check required. Must pass Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background check within 30-90 days of employment.
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