SIBCR's mission is to improve the health and well-being of Veterans through research and education conducted at the both the Seattle and Tacoma VA Puget Sound Health Care System. SIBCR is dedicated to supporting research and education efforts by facilitating collaborative research projects with other federal agencies, voluntary health organizations, nonprofit professional societies, academic institutions and for-profit companies.


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Go to: Grants Administrator - KS1 | Research Coordinator - MB1


Date Posted: 5/26/17

Part/Full-time, Non-Exempt/Hourly

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  Data Anaylst - IG1


Analyst for clinical research in liver disease, full time or part-time based at VAPSHCS.


  • Work as a part of a large group of analysts, biostatisticians, epidemiologists and clinical investigators.
  • Extracting analytic variables from national VA electronic records.
  • May perform preliminary descriptive statistics or even more advanced analyses.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Significant experience in SQL, STATA and SAS.    
  • BA or BSs degree required, MS or PhD degree is considered favorable                         



Date Posted: 9/21/17

Full-time, Non-Exempt/Hourly

How to apply


 Grants Adminstator - KS1


The VA Metabolism Division is looking for a Research Administrator to support senior and mid-level faculty in their diabetes research conducted at the VAPSHCS. The successful candidate will have a diverse skill set, proactive attitude and be able to navigate regulations from three administrative entities: VA, SIBCR and University of Washington (UW).



  • Develop, monitor and project complex variable budgets.
  • Integrate budget information into custom reports for use by faculty.
  • Perform grant submission for faculty and postdoctoral fellows, including completion of non-technical portions of application, adherence to deadlines and conditions of award, and budget adjustments as needed.
  • Initiate and track personnel agreements for employee salaries distributed among three different institutions.
  • Maintain regulatory documentation required by the VA, UW and SIBCR.
  • Maintain the UW Diabetes Research Center website by updating content and liaising with the website designer.
  • Complete administrative tasks such as travel coordination/reimbursement, edit faculty CVs, purchase supplies, conduct new personnel orientation.


  • Three years relevant experience
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office/Adobe
  • Working knowledge of Excel formulas and functions
  • Ability to edit basic web pages
  • Budget knowledge (ability to reconcile, manage, report budget information)
  • Ability to navigate complex systems across institutions/departments
  • Excellent communication skills plus ability to prioritize tasks


  • Prior experience as a research administrator in an academic setting
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Working knowledge of EndNote

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Date Posted: 1/17/18

Full-time, Non-Exempt/Hourly

How to apply 


Research Coordinator - MB1

Job Duties:

  • Patient interaction:  Conduct study specific procedures including but not limited to: consenting patients for research studies, interviewing patients, generating patient correspondence, scheduling appointments, and requesting labs and procedures (under the supervision of principal investigator).  Evaluate/triage patient events and seek assistance for emergent issues.
  • Database management: Enter data into computerized report forms: generate reports (weekly, monthly, or ad hoc).  Software includes Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word.
  • Regulatory: generate reports for oversight committees; maintain regulatory compliance; compose correspondence; report patient SAE’s and AE’s; maintain current educational and training requirements for VAPSHCS and R & D department.

Other clinical research responsibilities:

  • Determine patient eligibility for studies, attend weekly pathology conference and evaluate pathology reports. 
  • Handle human specimens: e.g. process blood, urine and tissue specimens according to study protocol; ship specimens using current biohazard specifications (IATA shipping guidelines).
  • Prepare clinic schedules, attend pre-clinic meetings and provide patient health summaries.
  • Funding and budget oversight: Intermediate/advanced bookkeeping abilities ensure that study- and patient-specific costs are billed appropriately.  Track expenditures and income of study budgets and review with investigators.
  • Generates correspondence:  Prepare general correspondence, reports, emails and letters for review and signature.  Recipients include the study team, supervisor, Institutional Review board (IRB), Research and Development Committee (R&D) and clinical research sponsors.
  • Inventory:  Track and inventory all equipment for the study teams.  Troubleshoot maintenance issues and establish outside vendor relations.  Generally maintain study equipment.
  • Supplies:  Orders and maintains stock of supplies needed for routine and study-specific tasks.  Utilize VA-specified ordering methods and guidelines.
  • Files:  Establish and maintain source- and regulatory files for up to six clinical research projects.  Ensure that the information and documentation are correct and complete.  Implement all in a timely manner for efficient retrieval.
  • Other duties include:  general faxing, photocopying, equipment maintenance, document delivery, etc; other duties as required.


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