Research Coordinator, Seattle ERIC

The VA CSP Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)

About the organization

Learn more about the ERIC and CSP at:
- Seattle ERIC website:
- VA CSP website:


Key Duties for Research Coordinator positions:
 Develop and maintain study databases
 Develop, implement, and maintain standard operating procedures and study materials
 Prepare and track IRB submissions and other regulatory documents
 Prepare reports and presentations for local and national research meetings
 Conduct quality control procedures such as consent form audits, documentation tracking, and data reconciliation and support Center-wide and CSP-wide research quality control and safety efforts
 Perform data collection and data entry as described in research protocols
 Demonstrate understanding, tact, empathy, and cooperation with team members and stakeholders to provide optimal customer service

CSP #505 Key Duties:
 Provide support to VA and DoD investigators engaged in CSP #505 projects, particularly on longitudinal research studies to assess health trends among Veterans
 Participate in meetings and teleconferences as needed; prepare and travel to national meetings as required.
 May: Facilitate projects using VA-DoD data by contributing to protocol construction, literature reviews, and manuscript drafting.


Qualifications for all positions:
 Education Requirements:
o BA/BS in a scientific- or health-related field and 3-4 years of work experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research required OR
o Master’s or higher degree in a scientific- or health-related field required and 1-2 years of work experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research preferred
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) required
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with a diverse group of researchers and staff
 Experience with customer service, particularly by telephone and e-mail
 Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
 Solid problem-solving and critical thinking skills
 Excellent time management skills
 Ability to adapt to changing priorities and timelines
 Experience with data management systems (e.g., REDCap, Microsoft Access) preferred

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

All positions are based in Seattle, WA, are telework eligible, and all candidates must be U.S. citizens. Top candidates’ education and experience will be evaluated by Human Resources to determine if they meet the criteria for the targeted GS-9. To examine salary at a GS-9, see the current year’s General Schedule (GS) salary table for Seattle on the OPM.GOV website.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. See detailed instructions below. If you do not provide sufficient detail or required information, Human Resources may not find you eligible for the position. Applications received by 7/24/23 will be given preference. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Diversity enriches research and promotes the best healthcare. We are committed to building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive environment for our Center. We encourage individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment to apply.

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