Clinical Research Coordinator for Cognitive Aging Studies at Stanford

Clinical Research Coordinator for Cognitive Aging Studies at Stanford

Stanford’s University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC)  is seeking a highly qualified Clinical Research Coordinator for Cognitive Aging Studies. An individual with an opportunity to join one of the world’s top academic medical centers to help develop world-leading research to better diagnose and treat people suffering from Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

The Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC)

This Clinical Research Coordinator would participate in cutting-edge research with the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ARDC), which recruits and follows older normal adults; older adults with mild cognitive impairment; and patients with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and related disorders. These studies collect information on memory and other mental abilities, which they link with brain imaging, biochemical and genetic markers, and autopsy results. Most research participants will have Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease or another neurodegenerative disorder; some participants will not have any impairments.

The Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

The Stanford ADRC now seeks a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator Associate. The desired candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented, relatively independent, patient, punctual, and conscientious, with excellent interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills in English. Preference will be given to qualified candidates who are also native/fluent in Spanish (written and verbal). Under the supervision of ADRC principal investigator (Dr. Victor Henderson) and clinical coordinator (Christina Wyss-Coray, RN), main duties include in-person and telephone recruitment of research participants; obtaining informed consent; scheduling and coordination of research participant visits; maintaining longitudinal contact with participants by phone, email and other means; data collection (particularly including psychometric data), scoring, and entry. Training will be provided to administer research questionnaires and administer psychometric tests.

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