Senior Research Coordinator - School of Dental Medicine

Job Description



Dental Research Administration (DRA) at TUSDM is the main research structure for all basic science and clinical projects at the Dental School. DRA is the liaison to the Office of the Vice Provost, Sponsored Accounting, IRB, IACUC, DLAM, Biosafety and all other offices responsible for administering research on the Tufts Health Sciences Campus. Housing several research labs including the Gavel Center for Restorative Dental Research which is endowed from Dr. J. Murray Gavel. DRA at TUSDM defines and executes the research goals and mission of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

What You’ll Do

The main purpose of this role is to facilitate the compliant performance of human subjects research. Half of the role involves performing regulatory approval functions, and the other half involves research coordination activities. Regulatory approval functions include working with study teams to develop study protocols, consent forms, and supporting documentations, facilitating IRB approval, study start-up activities, and monitoring study progress. Study coordination activities include the execution of clinical study protocols under general supervision of Principal Investigator or Project Manager.

What We’re Looking For

Basic Requirements:

Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years’ experience in a clinical research setting.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.