Project Coordinator, GEMINI Research Center at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Occupational Summary

Coordinate and participate in the planning and management of regulatory, data collection, maintenance, and publication systems to assist investigators in project-related activities.

Work Performed

Plan, implement and coordinate systems designed for the collection, storing, cleaning, and dissemination of data related to specific global health research projects as required to assist principal investigators (PIs).

Maintain relationships with project internal and external collaborators, including researchers, project staff, learners (in Brazil and Tanzania) as well as other interested parties to coordinate the various aspects of projects. Coordinate the collection and dissemination of related data as needed.

Under the instruction of study investigators, edit, format and maintain documents such as:

  • Grant proposals

  • Manuscripts (including online submissions)

  • Presentations

  • Data Collection Tools

  • Collaborator CVs and Biographical Sketches

  • Regulatory binders

  • Study protocols

Prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, trends and appropriate recommendations, and conclusions as requested, related to sponsored projects.

Secure rooms for meetings, schedule team meetings, manage calendars for investigators, attend meetings, take and distribute notes, coordinate AV and videoconferencing for meetings.

Maintain financial documentation and reconcile project expenditures.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein, and maintain Duke and project-specific training requirements to complete these tasks.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.


Work requires communication and analytical skills normally acquired through a 4-year college education. Studies in public health, project management, and related fields are a plus!


Work requires a general knowledge of clerical principles, procedures and activities normally acquired through 1 year of administrative work and/or social science research experience.



  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills required.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite required.

  • Proficiency in Swahili and/or Portuguese language is a plus!

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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