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Boston University PROJECT COORDINATOR, School of Public Health, Environmental Health in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Project Coordinator, Gulf War Illness Clinical Trials and Interventions Consortium (GWICTIC) Candidates must be detail-oriented, demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. An interest in environmental health is strongly preferred as this position encompasses a range of research support activities including reviews of scientific literature and preparation of manuscripts. The candidate must be able to work well with research subjects as the main part of the job entails subject recruitment for this clinical trial. Subject recruitment will require the coordinator to manage the whole subject recruitment process including developing of script, maintaining database of calls and responses, develop recruitment materials, track subject responses, screen subjects for eligibility, schedule appointments, consent subjects and ensure they sign the informed consent and monitor for study adherence and safety. In addition, the coordinator will need to oversee the completion of all data collection and maintaining data integrity. The coordinator will work closely with the PI to maintain all IRB records and update any IRB protocol as need be. The coordinator will work with the PI to summarize subject recruitment efforts, data collection, data storage, study adherence and safety reporting and mailing to our collaborators for annual reports to the funding agency. The RA will plan and coordinate research meetings. The RA will assist with literature reviews and abstract and manuscript preparations. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Why SPH?

  • Driven by our mission to improve the health of local, national and international populations, and deeply committed to igniting positive change in the world.

  • Recognized worldwide for achievements in education, research and public health activism.

  • Entrepreneurial and creative spirit in our pursuit of solutions, and innovative in our education.

  • Our values drive what we do, and how we do it.

About SPH:

  • The mission of SPH is to improve the health of local, national and international populations, particularly the disadvantaged, underserved and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research and service.

  • Our values drive what we do and how we do it. We are deeply committed to igniting positive change in the world. We seek to create a respectful, collaborative, diverse, and inclusive community within SPH, and to promote justice, human rights, and equity within and across our local and global communities. We are bold in our pursuit of knowledge that matters, creative in our pursuit of solutions, and innovative in our education. In all we do, it is our engagement with people, communities, and institutions in the world beyond our academic walls that leads to success.

Required Skills

Bachelor's with 1-3 years of experience, Master's preferred.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience