Join the HJF Team!
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to support the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research (CRSR) located at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) in Annapolis, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CRSR.
The Clinical Research Coordinator will assist the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) with a study on concussions in collegiate athletes. USNA is a designated performance site for the CARE (Concussion Assessment, Research, and Education) - SALTOS (Service Academy Longitudinal mTBI Outcome Study) Integrated Study. The CARE-SALTOS Integrated Study’s goal is to better understand the natural history and intermediate and long-term effects of concussion on neurological, cognitive, and behavioral health outcomes for National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) and Military Service Academy (MSA) athletes. Responsibilities of the Clinical Research Coordinator are to assist with the execution of the clinical study in accordance with the approved study protocol under the direction of the study Principal Investigator (PI) and to ensure that all necessary steps including safety and following of regulations are being taken.
Gathers/reviews/prepares data and writes manuscripts in preparation for publication in technical and peer-reviewed journals.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of PC operating systems; ability to utilize statistical software and basic analytical techniques; knowledge of human anatomy and physiology; ability to write clearly and concisely; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with team members of all levels and remote employees; highly organized and detail-oriented; ability to handle multiple competing demands and work well under pressure.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of military operations and rank structure; experience working in a military setting; knowledge of concussion-based research (e.g., protocols, and/or published work); previous experience working with concussion patients in a sport, clinical, and/or military setting.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline (Master’s degree preferred).
Minimum Experience:1-3 years of clinical trial experience in the field of medical or biological/social science research, working with human subjects research protocols, and scientific writing (published work preferred).
Physical Capabilities: Long periods of sitting and standing; some bending, lifting, and walking; escorting patients and carrying light items
Work Environment: Office environment in a Military Academy working in both a medical and athletic setting.
Background: US Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold Department of Defense issued Secret Clearance.
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.