Brown University — Project Coordinator

Job Description:

The purpose of the Project Coordinator position will be to coordinate data collection, data acquisition, research team coordination, IRB protocol management, and grant reporting tasks for one or more research projects. Assist with the management and day-to-day operations of the projects, including interactions with study participants, coordinating with suppliers, engaging stakeholders, and meeting recruitment goals. Responsibilities include tracking enrollment, recruitment, assist with screening and scheduling participants, manage IRB-approved protocols and documents, prepare and submit IRB applications and reports, and support manuscript activities as needed. The ideal candidate will be flexible, service-oriented, resourceful, and have strong communication skills.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong software and web proficiency required (i.e. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat Pro, etc.), with willingness to learn and utilize new software applications as needed.


  • Strong attention to detail, high level of professionalism and organization required
  • Public health research experience preferred
  • Previous experience with research participant recruitment and conducting in-person interviews
  • Previous supervision experience, preferred

Job Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively on multiple projects at the same time, including setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Effective at communicating with audiences whose statistical and technical backgrounds vary widely
  • Efficient time management skills
  • Experience working with IRB applications and grant/IRB reporting
  • Knowledge of research study design, recruitment issues, and retention
  • Experience with team leadership and collaboration

All candidates must possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification that are satisfactory to Brown University.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 10/01/2024, which may be extended based upon available funding.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Project Coordinator

Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute

Grade 9

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Position Work Location:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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