Study Coordinator

at University of Cape Town
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



The Allergy and Immunology Unit (AIU), based at the University of Cape Town Lung Institute, requires applications for a STUDY

COORDINATOR* on a Fixed Term Contract.

The Allergy and Immunology Unit was established in 2000 to provide state of the art clinical and laboratory services for the

diagnosis and management of allergic and immune-based diseased, with a mission to transform lives of patients through

innovate science and compassionate care.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree / Diploma in General Nursing OR relevant medical-related field
  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in clinical research on multiple projects
  • Good Clinical Practice Certification (advantageous)
  • Keen interest in Research (particularly Allergy, Immunology and Dermatology)
  • Computer Literacy (proficiency in Microsoft Office and electronic Data Management systems, email, internet)
  • Valid Driver’s License (essential)
  • Fluency in English and a second language (Afrikaans and / or isiXhosa)
  • Good interpersonal, communication and time management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Screen participants for inclusion into studies using specified inclusion criteria
  • Scheduling of participants for clinical examination and follow up (telephone and community visits)
  • Perform all delegated study procedures, i.e. vital signs, electrocardiography’s (ECG’s), collect laboratory and

pharmacokinetic (PK) biological specimens

  • Prepare laboratory specimens for shipping or transporting to laboratory
  • Management of participant records: maintain, retrieve and file according to study visits. This includes laboratory and

procedure results

  • Maintain applicable study logs (screening, enrolment, participant confidential identification log, AE tracking, etc.)
  • Oversee all trial related activities for sites at both UCT Lung institute and Tertiary Cape hospitals where the unit


  • Management / Co-ordination of study participants
  • Interface with non-study routine clinical and nursing staff in hospitals
  • Assist in drafting and updating of SOP’s
  • Study-related data capture and management
  • Perform phlebotomy procedures and insertion of peripheral IV lines (if a nursing applicant)

Additional Information:

  • 4-month Fixed Term Contract
  • Working hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.


Interested candidates can send their CV


To apply, interested applicants are requested to submit a Cover Letter and Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including the

names and contact information of two contactable references

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