Washington University of St. Louis Public Health Research Coordinator I - Surgery - Public Health Sciences - 42723 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, Division of Public Health Sciences. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


Position assists investigator as a coordinator of a basic to moderately complex research study; may be responsible for multiple research studies simultaneously; acting as a liaison with the school, community and the study participants; responsible for managing and recording all phases of study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance.


  1. Responsible for the implementation and management of all phases of a study/protocol; ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies; establishes record-keeping systems; monitors participants’ progress in the study and records results into study database.
  2. Routinely reviews pertinent medical records to determine eligibility for retrospective research studies.
  3. Routinely ensures timely completion of all protocol requirements.
  4. May evaluate data and perform basic statistical analysis under the supervision of the Investigator.
  5. Assists Research Lab Manager with grant preparation (Budgets and case eligibility).
  6. Enters pertinent medical data into Registry database.
  7. Sorts, copies and files data records.
  8. Assists with editing and retrieval of study data.
  9. May assist with tracking study completion, submission of invoices and payment receipts.

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year experience in public health, epidemiological, behavioral medicine, psychological, sociological, clinical or urban planning research preferred.
  • Familiarity with statistical software preferred
  • Data management and analytic skills; solid communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

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 I - Surgery - Public Health Sciences - 42723

Job ID: 42723

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular