Kennedy Krieger Institute


    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    NDM - Developmental Neurology
    Pos. Category
    Job Location : Street
    801 N. Broadway
    # of Hours
  • Overview

    JOB ID:  3992


    the Senior Research Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Principal Investigator (PI) and to investigate, identify, develop, implement, and monitor systems to ensure that the assigned research projects/studies comply with Institutional Review Board (IRB) standards, scientific procedures, and stay within timelines. The incumbent will train and supervise research staff and trainees, conduct research assessments, provide coaching/training to study participants, and serve as the main point of contact for study-related representatives outside and within KKI.  This person will assist in the preparation of progress reports for the PI, and will assist in preparation of National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports and grant submissions. 



    1. Develop, execute, and continuously monitor systems and research protocols for specific research projects/studies to ensure that IRB/scientific requirements are met, confidentiality is maintained, the consent processes is followed, and the accuracy of the data is maintained.
    2. Coordinate research protocols with PIs and internal/external study coordinators. Secure and maintain the relationships with collaborating sites in which the study will be conducted.
    3. Assist in developing coding schemas, code data, and conduct inter-rater reliability trials.
    4. Prepare and submit materials for IRB applications and renewals, ensuring deadlines are adhered to.
    5. Prepare progress reports for the PI and assist in preparation for NIH reports and grants by preparing initial drafts.
    6. Assess training for multiple sites, regarding developmental disabilities, using standardized and non-standardized assessment instruments, as part of the research protocol.
    7. Supervise research staff and trainees assigned to work on specific research projects/studies. Assist with the recruitment, orientation, and administrative requirements of new research staff.
    8. Develop and conduct training for research staff related to specified study protocols, and for general lab and research procedures (e.g., scoring, consenting, archiving data, telephone screening).
    9. . Investigate and identify problems and develop solutions related to IRB, study, protocol and data issues.
    10. Participate in multi-site research, coordinate calls, and ensure full alignment of the research protocol across KKI and other sites. Apprise the PI of all conference call proceedings.
    11. Inform physicians of the participant’s assessment results and make appropriate referrals and recommendations when necessary. Prepare written summary of assessment in a timely manner.
    12. Conduct literature reviews, gather preliminary data, compose various sections in the preparation of grants and manuscripts, and present topics related to the research and/or autism.



    • Bachelors’ degree required.
    • Master’s Degree or PhD preferred



    • A minimum of 4 years related experience.


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