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Clinical Research Coordinator - Psychology

Tucson, AZ
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 06/11/2021

Posting Number: req5612

Department: Psychiatry

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 2800 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713 USA

Position Highlights

Dr. Michael Grandner is the Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona, Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine in the College of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the College of Science, and Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. He is a licensed Psychologist and Certified in Behavioral Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine. His research focuses on how sleep and sleep-related behaviors are related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, neurocognitive functioning, mental health, and longevity.

The Clinical Research Coordinator will support the Sleep and Health Research program day-to-day functioning and research endeavors. The successful candidate will join a group of highly impactful and collaborative staff and faculty. This position requires a high degree of professionalism. Exercising initiative, resourcefulness, integrity and good judgement will be essential. The successful candidate must work independently under the direction of the supervisor. Prior experience working in a lab focused on human participants research and a background in sleep, human behavior, neuroscience or related area is required.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

The ideal candidate would have a background in cognitive testing, sleep phenotyping data collection/analysis, and a strong understanding of data analysis/statistics and scientific methods. Prior publications on sleep or closely related subjects highly preferred. The person in this position must be able to handle multiple projects and to work as a team member, communicating effectively with faculty, professional staff and work colleagues. Strong organizational abilities are required to efficiently complete tasks, track progress of projects, ensure follow-up and timely completion.

  • Coordinate and oversee research assistant activities.
  • Assist study coordinators with clinical study procedures.
  • Performs necessary study activities (recruiting, screening, scoring data, etc.) for research projects and maintains databases.
  • Assists in the preparation of technical reports; summaries; and protocols.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of grants and peer reviewed publications.
  • Work closely with the Program Manger and Program regulatory coordinator to ensure that Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other regulatory documents are prepared accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Supervise study participants during course of study activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced experience with REDCAP.
  • Advanced Microsoft office skills.
  • Proven experience with UA IRB practices or other regulatory documentation.
  • At least two years human subjects research setting experience.
  • Prior formal experience managing people.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • CITI training.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $16.10 - $17.00

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Clinical Research

Job Function


Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Chloe Wills |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.



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