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The Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit (VTU) (click here to visit their webpage) is a program within the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Led by Principal Investigator Julie McElrath, the VTU is funded to conduct phase I, II, and III clinical trials. As a clinical research site, the VTU is responsible for the recruitment, selection, and enrollment of study participants, and immunization and clinical monitoring of these participants in clinical trials of investigational agents being studied for the prevention of HIV, SARS-CoV-2, and other infectious diseases.
The Data Coordinator Lead coordinates clinical research data collection processes and data quality management in support of the Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit. The position is responsible for assuring adherence to protocol-required data collection ongoing data quality control, as well as overall data quality assurance and quality management. The role will also be responsible for developing processes, procedures, and administrative materials, carrying-out moderately complex research assignments, and assisting in study implementation.
The Data Coordinator Lead works under the direction of the Clinic Coordinator, referring project/study issues on and/or soliciting guidance as necessary. Special skills and knowledge are applied in coordinating clinical research data collection and associated tracking and quality management activities. May coordinate the work of other project/study staff, including data entry and other administrative personnel.