Durham, North Carolina

School of Medicine:


Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.


Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.



If you are interested in being considered for this position, please direct apply through this link: https://careers.duke.edu/job-invite/179747/


Clinical Research Coordinator – entry level / new college graduate

Duke Department of Medicine Clinical Research Unit (CRU)


Your career in clinical research starts here! But wait, what is clinical research?

Clinical research is a branch of healthcare science that determines the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use. These may be used for prevention, treatment, diagnosis or for relieving symptoms of a disease. Simply put, it involves human participants and helps us translate basic research (done in labs) into new treatments and information to benefit patients.


What this job is all about:

You will facilitate the operations of clinical research at Duke overseen by Duke faculty principal investigators (PIs). Activity of a clinical research coordinator may include:

  • review of medical records to see if a patient meets criteria to be included in a research study
  • support the patients’ research visits – scheduling visits, conducting, or supporting research required tests and procedures, specimen collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of research data
  • work in a variety of Duke systems, staff and offices and collaborators outside Duke such as drug and device companies (sponsors)


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Interest, drive, and desire to learn clinical research – No prior professional experience required
  • A natural relationship builder and problem solver
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


What we will offer you:

  • Meaningful work that moves our research mission forward and helps bring treatments to fruition that change the lives of our patients
  • Career formation and experience with one of the most prestigious research universities in the world
  • Training, mentoring, and ongoing support throughout your career
  • Competitive salary
  • World-class health, vision, and dental insurances
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings/403b contributions
  • Some work that may be done remotely


Minimum Qualifications


Completion of an Associate's degree



Work requires a minimum of two years of relevant research experience. A Bachelor's degree may substitute for 2 years required experience.


If you are interested in being considered for this position, please direct apply through this link: 


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Durham, North Carolina

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.

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