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/Assistant - TD1


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

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 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: 1/26/18

Full-time, Non-Exempt/Hourly

How to apply


General Duties/Description:
The Research Coordinator/Assistant (DOE) will play an integral role in ongoing, multicenter research studies on Parkinson’s disease and Lewy Body Dementias based at the Seattle VA Medical Center.  This individual will participate in subject screening and recruitment, collection of clinical information, procurement of biological specimens, medical records review, and data coding/entry.  Travel offsite may be required periodically.  


Under minimal supervision, this individual will:

  • Screen subjects for eligibility criteria
  • Obtain informed consent from study participants
  • Collect clinical information from interviews with study participants
  • Conduct neuropsychological testing and gait assessment
  • Enter clinical information and test results into databases
  • Perform venipuncture and assist lumbar puncture
  • Process biospecimen
  • Schedule visits for study participants
  • Communicate with the IRB for study procedures and modifications
  • Coordinate projects with other research groups
  • Maintain contact with physicians and community organizations for recruitment

Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in relevant academic areas and experience working in human subjects research.



  • Experience with psychometric testing
  • Experience working with Institutional Review Boards
  • Experience with geriatric populations, particularly patients with neurodegenerative disorders
  • Educational or working knowledge of neurobiology and genetics
  • Ability to work independently, strong interpersonal skills
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Access and Excel software


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