Clinical Research Coordinator 2

California, United States
01 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Stanford University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery Program is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator2 to manage and conduct clinical research and support basic scientific research for the division. The CRC2 will independently manage all aspects of human subject PI initiated research studies and works with the PIs, division, and institution to support and provide guidance on the administration of the compliance, financial, personnel and other related aspects of these research studies. The CRC2 will also provide support and management of a new national sarcoma data registry and support grant writing and possible future sponsored studies.

The ideal candidate will serve as the primary point of contact for the study participants, so should be comfortable working with patients with potentially life threatening diseases, should have a solid understanding of GCP and be motivated to support a diverse team of faculty, medical students, residents, scientists and clinical staff that are working to advance sarcoma survival rates and the field of orthopedic tumor surgery.

Duties include:

  • Oversee subject recruitment and study enrollment goals. Determine effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical trials.
  • Oversee data management for research projects. Develop and manage systems to organize, collect, report, and monitor data collection. Extract, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Assist in grant writing, manuscripts, and abstract submissions.
  • Oversee and management of Sarcoma MSTS Registry
  • Develop project schedules, targets, measurements, and accountabilities, as assigned. Lead team meetings and prepare/approve minutes.
  • Process contractual work for sponsored and non-sponsored research with Research management Group (RMG), Office of Sponsored Research, Procurement, and Industrial Contract Office.
  • Formally supervise, train, and/or mentor new staff or students, as assigned, potentially including hiring, preparing or assisting with the preparation of performance evaluations, and performing related duties, in addition to instruction on project work.
  • Audit operations, including laboratory procedures, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations; provide leadership in identifying and implementing corrective actions/processes. Monitor Institutional Review Board submissions, and respond to requests and questions.
  • Collaborate with principal investigators and study sponsors, monitor and report serious adverse events, and resolve study queries.
  • Provide leadership in determining, recommending, and implementing improvements to policies/processes; define best practices.
  • Develop study budget with staff and principal investigator, identifying standard of care versus study procedures. Track patient and study specific milestones, and invoice sponsors according to study contract.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance. Regularly inspect study document to ensure ongoing regulatory compliance.
  • Work with principal investigator to ensure Investigational New Drug applications are submitted to the FDA when applicable. Ensure Institutional Review Board renewals are completed.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in biology, chemistry, public health or other health-related field
  • 2-3 years working in clinical research
  • Managerial Experience
  • Research experience as a CRC for cancer studies
  • Ability to work fast and efficiently within time constraints
  • Ability to work independently and comfortably with study participants
  • Prior data entry and management experience
  • Strong knowledge of grants and contracts function, clinical trial and research data management.
  • Strong knowledge of the Award process and funding management including budget preparation, invoicing and Workbook preparation.


Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of experience in clinical research, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications.
  • Experience with research protocols and regulatory or governing bodies, which include HIPAA and FDA regulations, Institutional Review Board requirements, and Good Clinical Practices.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.


Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred. May require a valid California Driver’s License.


  • 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.


  • Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or exposure to chemicals, blood, body fluid or tissues and risk of exposure to contagious diseases and infections.
  • May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and business needs.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4923
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: H
  • Department URL:
  • Requisition ID: 86686

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