Clinical Research Coordinator Associate, Department of Pediatrics

California, United States
09 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Grade: F
FTE: 100%

The Wall Lab, led by Dr. Dennis Wall, Ph.D., is part of the Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Systems Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. The Lab is a bioinformatics and biomedical data science hub that focuses on translating the thinking of systems biology to the field of Autism research with the intent to develop effective early-stage diagnostics, empower the global scientific research community with open access to a centralized repository, define phenotypic subgroups, and understand the utility of wearables by providing social queues to enhance emotion recognition, all using computational tools of systems biology, machine learning and network interference. The lab focuses on new initiatives for pediatric innovation by (1) building a series of mobile applications to accelerate the pace of biomedical data capture and the development of new products and tools to quantify healthy child development, (2) detecting and monitoring autism and related developmental conditions, and (3) creating new diagnostic measures that can help children and their families.

We are seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (CRCA) to help manage these Autism-related clinical studies. The CRCA will work collaboratively with various study teams to help manage participant screenings, consent process, study procedures, IRB protocol compliance, and general communication.

A list of some of the projects the CRCA will contribute to can be found below:

  • Autism Glass Project
  • GapMap
  • M3: Microbiome, Metabolites, and the Mind
  • A complete list of projects can be found here

Duties include:

  • Serve as primary contact with research participants.
  • Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol.
  • Coordinate collection and management of study data.
  • Ensure compliance with research protocols, and review and audit case report forms for completion and accuracy with source documents. Prepare regulatory submissions, and ensure Institutional Review Board renewals are completed.
  • Assemble study visits, monitor scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring meetings with study team, acting as primary contact.
  • Interact with the principal investigator and other study personnel regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.
  • Ensure essential documentation and recording of patient and research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate in monitor visits and regulatory audits.

* Other duties may also be assigned


  • Previous experience in working with families and children with Autism.
  • Previous academic research experience.


  • Two-year college degree and two years related work experience or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.


  • Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.


  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
  • Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.

* Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4924
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: F
  • Department URL:
  • Requisition ID: 84264