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Job Title: Study Surveillance Officer
Job Number:
Organization: Toho University
Posted: 6/8/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tokyo,      Japan
Compensation: $85,000 - $125,000
Position Description: Study Surveillance Officer for the conduct of a prospective multi-hospital population-based study of patients hospitalized with Clostridium difficile infections in Ota-Ku, Tokyo. The aim of the study, which is anticipated to begin in November 2018, is to derive population-based incidence estimates to support estimation of the burden of illness of Clostridium difficile infections in Japan. The Study Surveillance Officer Officer will be responsible (under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and Sponsor) for the the planning and implementation of epidemiological studies, including collection of patient information, information, collecting and shipping stool specimens to the testing laboratories, database management including data entry and analysis, and preparing reports and site staff training. Additionally, the Study Surveillance Officer will assist with collection of population statistics admissions admissions data needed from individual hospitals and for the Ota-ku region. Specific Job Responsibilities: Responsibilities: Serve as the primary contact for Pfizer collaborating team; Assist in the selection of participating hospitals and long- term care facilities; Coordinate and supervise in the selection, training, and monitoring of all project staff; In collaboration with each participating site, develop, coordinate and provide oversight to the site specific surveillance plans; Coordinate the database d design, management, data entry and data c cleaning/queries. Oversee and participate in analysis of information collected for the project project; Coordinate, and when appropriate lead, the scientific writing and publication of study findings; findings; Conduct necessary additional studies to ensure well characterization of the study site ca catchment as necessary to estimate the population-based incidence; Coordinate the participating hospitals, long-term care facilities, facilities, clinical laboratories in the conduct of the project including day to day communications to and communications with site staff and maintenance of network; Coordinate and supervise biological specimen collection, storage storage, shipping and processing across sites to ensure ensure appropriate and timely collection and s shipment; Maintain inventory of supplies across participating sites; Monitor timelines and completeness of reporting and specimen submission from all sites; Surveillance report generation at agreed upon frequency.

Qualifications: Japanese-speaking epidemiologist. PhD in epidemiology or MD/other appropriate professional degree with public health care is desirable. Masters level may be considered dependent on experience. Requires experience in participation in field epidemiology or clinical research projects. Proficiency with computer programs such as Microsoft Office. Familiarity with clinical databases. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner. Background in vaccines or infectious disease preferred.

Organization Description: Toho University in Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Study sponsored by Pfizer Vaccines.

Closing Date: 9/8/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Fred Angulo,  Study Surveillance Officer
Contact Location: 4024 NE Alameda Street

Portland   OR  97212
United States
Contact Location: 4024 NE Alameda Street
 
  Portland   OR  97212
  United States
Contact Phone: 4048616922 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: frederick.angulo@pfizer.com
Web Address:
How to Apply: Send CV to Fred Angulo at frederick frederick.angulo@pfizer.com

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