Clinical Project Coordinator

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Updated: June 21, 2019
Job ID: 214817
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Clinical Project Coordinator to support the Clinical Directorate within the Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) located in Bethesda, MD. This is a good opportunity for those considering medical school, scientific research careers, or a career in project management field. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support to MHRP.  


  1. Support research physicians and program managers by coordinating administrative and operational programmatic activities for the Clinical Research Directorate project and protocol teams for multi-site international studies.
  2. Responsible for all aspects around clinical directorate meeting and travel calendars and calls including scheduling and organizing, meeting arrangements, coordination with partners and minutes. 
  3. Assist with the preparation of requests for presentations related to MHRP, contracts, and budget actions and proposals.
  4. Assist with data review and analysis from various clinical trials under guidance of investigators. As needed, assist with abstract and manuscript preparation.
  5. Assist Research Physicians with site development including establishing sites, logistics, working with existing on the ground teams and resources.
  6. Assist Research Physicians and laboratory scientists with data review in preparation for further analyses and/or publications. 
  7. Participate in clinical activities on ongoing basis with research staff.
  8. Complete other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Ability to work in a fast-paced international research environment and coordinate multiple priorities on different timelines.  Flexibility to handle a variety of tasks and shift priorities as necessary. Excellent organization, time, and project management skills with strong interpersonal skills.  Ability to effectively interact with local and international external collaborators in a culturally sensitive manner. Ability to work as an effective team member in a virtual environment.  High level of initiative and drive. Proficiency in standard Microsoft Office software required. 

Minimum Education/Training:  Bachelors’ degree in science or health related discipline required.

Minimum Experience:  0 - 2 years research experience working in research setting (lab, clinical). Entry-level experience in clinical research.

Physical Capabilities:  Ability to travel up to 10% of time to international field sites.

Work Environment:  Office Setting.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.  

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.