Full-time Senior Research Coordinator

Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM)
Job Location: 
Selangor, Malaysia
Job Description: 

Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM) in Selangor, Malaysia (located approximately 25 minutes from downtown Kuala Lumpur), seeks to fill a full-time, staff position as a Senior Research Coordinator. This position will be part of the PUGSOM Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR). The mission of the PUGSOM CCTR is to accelerate the translation of biomedical research to clinical and public health practice in Malaysia by facilitating interactive collaboration across disciplines in key health priority areas.

Specific duties:
• Protocol development
• Site logistics including resource needs and budgeting
• Protocol training
• Oversight of data collection; recruitment, screening and enrollment of volunteers; development of data collection instruments
• Administration of study material, including but not limited to study documentation, maintenance of volunteer research records, maintenance of written study logs, data confidentiality
• Help ensure that studies are conducted within all ethical guidelines
• Assist with regulatory process
• Attend mandatory training as necessary including but not limited to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), CITI human subject research ethics training, biohazard training
• Review study activities, monitoring reports, for quality control; responsible for reporting and correcting deficiencies.


The successful applicant must possess a B.S. or M.S. degree, preferably with epidemiologic research experience. The candidate will be expected to coordinate research projects with Principal Investigators (local and international), faculty, staff, study team, clinics, and students. The candidate will be responsible for oversight of the day to day operations of the CCTR, and manage 2-5 data analysts and junior research staff. The CCTR will work closely with faculty and staff from the Johns Hopkins University. Candidates should be fluent in written and spoken English.

Contact Information: 

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae (as a single PDF) to the following email address: edarozita@perdanauniversity.edu.my

Deadline for receipt of material is April 15th, 2013. Short-listed candidates will then be asked to submit letters of recommendation and copies of recent publications.

About Our Organization: 

Perdana University is a private university established in 2011 as part of the Public-Private Partnership Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department (UKAS). Its establishment is in line with the Ministry of Higher Education’s (MOHE) National Higher Education Strategic Plan on the development of first-class human capital in an environment that results in individuals finding and fully achieving their personal potential. The University is currently offering two medical programmes, PU-RCSI is an undergraduate program and PUGSOM is a graduate entry medical program in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM). PUGSOM is built on the tripartite mission of education, research, and clinical care, and aims to provide an environment to conduct high quality, translational research with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches consistent with the Genes to Society model of human health. Modeled after Johns Hopkins, the University will operate in connection with Perdana University Hospital, a planned multi-specialty teaching hospital, that will enable efficient translation of research into practical clinical applications – taking knowledge rapidly from “bench to bedside.” For more information visit: http://www.perdanauniversity.edu.my/pugsom.