Research Coordinator II

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7089416 (Ref:hlj_33961)

Posted: November 18, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Research Coordinator II – Carson Research Group


H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute is an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.  We strive to be the leader in understanding the complexity of cancer through team science and applying those insights for human benefits.  Be part of the cure by joining Moffitt's team of over 800 research faculty scientists, career staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students and support staff dedicated to cancer research.


Position Highlights:

  • Recruiting and consenting eligible participants  
  • Collection of data and questionnaires  
  • Comfortable with drawing blood
  • Must be willing to obtain phlebotomy certification within 4 months of hire
  • May contribute to dissemination of research results, for example preparing first drafts of manuscripts for the Principal Investigator


The Ideal Candidate:

  • A professional, personable, organized individual with research experience and healthcare/medical knowledge
  • Phlebotomy experience preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrates skills in working effectively with a team, setting appropriate goals, and attaining positive results
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to foster a cooperative work environment and develop positive and effective working relationships
  • Demonstrates professional maturity, a consistently positive attitude, and an energetic, can-do work approach
  • Independent and self-motivated worker, able to be effective with limited supervision
  • Ability to be flexible, balancing multiple priorities, deadlines, and competing interests
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proactive and solution-oriented workstyle preferred
  • Critical thinking and intellectual problem solving skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Demonstrates ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • Skills in organization, manuscript writing, and literature review
  • Experience or education in social behavioral science, public health, or a related field



  • Provide general research support to Principal Investigator based on primary supervision from Research Project Manager
  • Assist with development of manuscripts
  • Identify, recruit, and enroll participants
  • Search for and retrieve relevant scientific literature
  • Collect, enter, and manage data in multiple databases (e.g., REDCap, Excel, Access, SPSS, etc.), ensuring data integrity and fidelity
  • Assist team in database development, data management, and data analyses as appropriate
  • Perform quality assurance and quality control data checks
  • Independently prepare a comprehensive first draft of documents for submission to the IRB, for review by senior study personnel and/or principal investigator
  • Document protocol exemptions and deviations, as appropriate
  • Prepare the data, figures, and references for manuscripts and scientific presentations
  • Assist with report preparation, manuscripts, and conference abstracts/posters


Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 1 year of relevant experience required OR Associate's degree required with 3 years of relevant experience OR Master’s degree with no experience.
  • Hands-on research experience
  • Preferred phlebotomy certified
  • Experience in the use of basic office equipment.
  • Experience working with computers and MS Office software environment.
  • Must have the ability to work well under the pressure of meeting mandatory deadlines.
  • Must have good organizations skills and careful attention to details.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required.
  • Must have ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple work assignments.
  • Need to have the ability to read, write, interpret and apply instructions to assigned activities assigned.

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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