27 days old


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 183009
Department: NEPHROLOGY
Posting Date: 09/24/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: The University of Washington is following physical distancing directives from state and local governments as part of the collective effort to combat the spread of COVID-19.  Click here for updates

Onsite work in the interim will vary for units and for specific positions and will be discussed with candidates during the interview process.

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for six consecutive years. 

The Kidney Research Institute (KRI) has an excellent opportunity for two Research Coordinators to provide lead support for multi-funded and multi-site clinical research studies involving humans subjects with kidney disease and related conditions.  The KRI functions as the research arm within the Division of Nephrology in the University of Washington Department of Medicine.  Its goal is to conduct innovative clinical research to improve the health and quality of people with kidney disease and related conditions.

Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Research Coordinator will be responsible for research studies involving subjects with Kidney Disease.  This position entails working directly with KRI investigators on a wide range of scientific projects related to kidney disease.  The Research Coordinator position requires knowledge of FDA, IRB, and local regulations related to the conduct of research studies.  In addition, this position requires the ability to interact and care for patients with chronic illnesses.
Specific duties include:

Patient Management
  • Patient enrollment including identification, screening and consent of subjects
  • Ensure protocol compliance by managing patient appointments and coordinating with patients clinical providers (e.g. physicians, physician assistants, and nurses) to collect reliable and accurate data.
  • Ensure patient safety while participating in clinical trials by monitoring patients and interacting closely with patients clinical providers.
  • Collect and record clinical data from a combination of electronic medical record systems review, and participant study visits and physician interviews
  • Manage research subject participation including consenting, oversee study-related procedures and databases, input data, design source documentation and review outcome and adverse event patterns.

    Protocol Management
  • Develop and implement study proposals and protocols for regulatory review and approval by institutional review boards, internal and external safety committees such as Radiation Safety Committee, as well as the FDA.
  • Study data entry and quality assurance for all collected data
  • Write new research study applications, status reports, modifications, adverse event reports, as well as write, analyze and submit safety data for regulatory review and formal data safety monitoring panels including recommendations for action. Perform other related duties as required
  • Biospecimen collection, processing, handling and storage

    As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.


  • Bachelors degree in sciences or related field and one year of related work experience, such as prior experience working in an academic research institute or center.

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Proficiency with research methodology
  • Understanding of clinical trial conduct including completion of research subject visits, data collection, and state/national regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity with Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Proficiency with medical terminology
  • Prior experience working with Kidney Disease and related conditions.


    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


    Posted: 2020-09-25 Expires: 2020-11-12

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