Research Coordinator II

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7103961 (Ref.No. 11966-en_US)
Posted: June 26, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Dr. Eric Storch is seeking a Research Coordinator II that will coordinate and oversee the daily activities of his new NIH grant  (Trans-Ancestry of Genomic Analysis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). The day to day duties will include screening, enrolling, and monitoring the ongoing assessments of patients. This position is expected to ensure consistency and accuracy of data collection on the research project. 


This research focuses on how genetic factors influence the risk of developing obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in Latin American individuals. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required for this role. The position will oversee recruitment efforts to ensure goals are being met. As outlined in the NOA, 130 of the 5000 total projected participants are expected to be recruited by 04/01/2022.

Databases used for this research project are Qualtrics Survey Research Suite, a cloud-based web survey tool and BOX.

Position will report directly to PI Dr. Eric Storch in the Jamail Specialty Care Center. 

Job Duties

  • Provide oversight of data collection and management for the grant, including data collected by other study coordinators.
  • Interview, screen, and recruit patients for the clinical research study through established platforms outlined by the project guidelines. 
  • Obtain informed consent forms from patients and families. Explain process and procedures to educate patients and families regarding the research study. Collect subject data, develop and manage tracking systems.  
  • Collect and review patient information; process documents and enters information into established databases outlined in research protocols. 
  • Assist the Principal Investigator and other research supervisors with study-related duties, including the preparation of required documents for funding agencies, creation of data collection tools and materials, and conducting literature reviews. 
  • Administer clinical assessments under the supervision of a trained psychologist. 
  • Responsible for data quality and creation of data file(s), entering data, coding, and scoring of questionnaires or outcome measures in Excel/SPSS. 
  • Schedule research participant for study visits such as diagnostic/outcome assessments and other study specific activities described in the research protocol.
  • Assist and submit grant/progress reports to appropriate parties.
  • Order supplies and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • One year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish



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