Research Coordinator

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Jan 24, 2023
Full time Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Studies

Job Description


Research Coordinator

Posting Number: A00574
Position Status:
Department: 1501-Pharmacy Admin & Staff

Function: College of Pharmacy
Family: Research
Classification Series Title: Coordinator

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Minimum: $64,480.00
Maximum $65,000.00

Job Summary
The Research Coordinator will support the research mission of the College of Pharmacy and assist in developing research opportunities, research training, and developing the research skills of the COP Faculty.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Understanding of scientific theory and methods.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
  • Experience using statistical software such as R, SAS, and/or SPSS
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Required Qualifications
Minimal Requirement: A B.S. degree with three years of experience in conducting research

Preferred Qualifications
M.S. degree with a research-based thesis.

Posting Date: 10/24/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants
If possible please include 3 letters of recommendation with your application.

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty
  • Provide faculty with information on grant opportunities from various agencies and organizations.
  • Assist faculty in preparing and submitting the Institutional Approval Form for Extramural Application, the Budget Form, and regulatory documents such as IRB, IACUC, and Biosafety.
  • Proofread grant proposals, project reports, meeting abstracts, and manuscripts as requested.
  • Support faculty with grant and manuscript submissions.
  • Assist with healthcare database acquisition, reporting, and compliance.

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Job Duty
Assist faculty in managing funded research accounts.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
  • Provide guidance on research ethics and compliance issues.
  • Maintain a database of submitted and funded grant proposals, IRB submissions, and publications and prepare annual reports.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all COP research project-related activities.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Assist the ADRGA in fostering student research activities.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
Assist the ADRGA in promoting global outreach of COP research efforts.

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Job Duty
  • Train other support staff to assist faculty with manuscript preparation and submission.
  • Update the COP research webpage quarterly.

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Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Duties are normally performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

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