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Research Program Coordinator

Company: George Mason University
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: September 21, 2023

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Research Program Coordinator

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Fairfax, VA

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Commensurate with education and experience.

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Research Program Coordinator

We are seeking a Research Program Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating studies focusing on reproductive health, stigma, and violence and other research projects led by Dr. Jhumka Gupta within the Department of Global and Community Health. These projects employ various methodological and design approaches, including mixed-methods and trials, and emphasize immigrant populations and families. The Research Program Coordinator will assist in the day-to-day logistical and operational tasks of the research studies. This may involve, but is not limited to, identifying appropriate participants, screening for eligibility, consenting study participants, performing data collection and entry, and organizing regulatory paperwork.

George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.


  • Maintains a good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and projects and their reporting requirements;
  • Adheres to all protocol and regulatory requirements to ensure the validity of the research data;
  • Works directly with the principal investigators and other study team members to execute study protocols. Also be involved in the amendment of existing protocols or development of new study protocols;
  • Attend clinics and other community-based settings, screen potential participants and carry out research-related procedures with participants, daily;
  • Provide remote data collection by administration of verbal and computer-assisted questionnaires;
  • Conduct follow-up data collection by administration of verbal and computer-assisted questionnaires;
  • Collaborate with clinic-based and community-based study partners;
  • Monitor, schedule, and execute participants study visits and may be involved in monitoring the study budget;
  • Manage and maintain all participant binders, study binders, and documentation for the study as well as assist the principal investigators in preparing for audits, advertising for the studies, implementing new recruitment strategies, and preparing reports for the IRB as well as handling and documenting IRB correspondence;
  • May attend educational lectures and conferences;
  • Meets regularly with research team to review data accuracy and overall study progress; and
  • Manage social media presence of research study.

    Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word;
    • Working knowledge of RedCap or Qualtrics or willingness to learn;
    • Must have professional attitude, excellent organization and communication skills, mature outlook, be self-motivated;
    • Must be able to independently complete tasks, be detail-oriented and able to multi-task;
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills including being highly organized and detail oriented; and
    • Proficiency in English and Spanish.

      Required Qualifications:

      • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or related discipline.

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Prior research or clinical experience is strongly recommended.

          Special Instructions to Applicants
          For full consideration, applicants must apply at ; complete and submit the online application. Please upload a (1) cover letter, (2) a resume, (3) a list of three professional references with contact information, and (4) a diversity statement summarizing the extent to which you have worked with any individuals from marginalized groups and how you helped them identify and overcome barriers to success.

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          Mason Ad Statement
          Great Careers Begin at Mason!

          George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

          Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

          If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

          George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

          Equity Statement
          George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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