Washington University of St. Louis Surgery in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Surgery. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


Position will serve as a coordinator for a series of clinical and public health research studies simultaneously; acting as a liaison with study team and study participants; responsible for managing study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance.


  1. Routinely manages the initiation, implementation, and management of all phases of a study/protocol; assists with development of recruitment plan; ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies; establishes record-keeping systems for participants enrolled in studies; monitors participants’ progress in the study and records results into study database.
  2. Routinely recruits, enrolls, and oversees follow-up and retention of study participants. Screens participants via interview and/or reviews pertinent medical records to determine eligibility based on established study guidelines, prepares informational packets for study participants; explains purpose of the study and obtains consent. Schedules visits and administers surveys.
  3. Coordinates questionnaires administration; assists in writing instructional procedure manuals for study implementation, data management, collection, entry, and analysis.
  4. Prepares presentation/reports outlining research progress. Schedule meetings, assist with agendas and record meeting minutes.
  5. Assists Investigators with grant and manuscript preparations; conduct literature reviews. Reviews journal articles, abstracts and scientific literature to keep abreast of new developments and to obtain information regarding previous studies.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a health or research related field with relevant research experience obtained through practicum or employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of relevant research experience.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or Epidemiology.
  • Previous experience with clinical research and study coordination.
  • Familiarity with statistical software.
  • Study coordination, data management, organizational, and solid interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work very well in a team.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $17.23 - $21.55 per hour.

Pre-Employment Screening

Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.


  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • 22 vacation days

  • 8 Paid Holidays

  • Sick Time

  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Spending Plan

  • Other Benefits

Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Public Health Research Coordinator II - Surgery - 40975

Job ID: 40975

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular