Clinical Study Coordinator Emerging (Infectious) Diseases

Clinical Study Coordinator Emerging (Infectious) Diseases

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27 Mar 16 Apr Rotterdam

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Job description

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Clinical Study Coordinator with a background in emerging (infectious) diseases to join our team. As a suitable candidate you have demonstrable expertise and/or affinity with clinical research and academic collaborations. Studies will be performed within the scope of European Clinical Research Alliance on Infectious Diseases (ECRAID) and The Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH).

The aim of ECRAID is to reduce the impact of infectious diseases on individuals and on the population level. NCOH aims for an integrated One Health approach to tackle the global risk of infectious diseases. NCOH commits to create durable solutions for this major challenge by bundling world leading academic top research in the Netherlands in the area of One Health.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate clinical studies in the fields of Pandemic Preparedness and Emerging Infectious Diseases. In this position you will take a leading role in setting up clinical studies in collaboration with researchers at the department, by writing study proposals, IRB submission, and coordinating data and sample logistics.
  • An active role in the recruitment and inclusion of study participants and specimen collection.
  • Outbreak Response and Preparedness. You will play a contributing role in developing and implementing outbreak response strategies and pandemic preparedness research projects.
  • Establish and develop partnerships and collaborations with academic medical centers universities, research institutes and (non-) governmental agencies in other countries.


Erasmus MC (University Medical Center Rotterdam)


We are looking for a Clinical Study Coordinator who is enthusiastic and highly motivated, with:
  • Proven experience or affinity with Emerging Infectious Diseases, either in clinical medicine or research.
  • Experience with coordination of clinical studies is an asset, preferably in the fields of emerging infectious diseases and/or pandemic preparedness.
  • Proven experience with international collaborations and partnerships.
  • A background in Medicine and/or a PhD in the Public Health, Infectious Disease, Biomedical, or Epidemiology field are a plus.
  • Candidates should have excellent communication skills, and possess an outstanding command of English and preferably also Dutch, both orally and in writing.

Conditions of employment

  • You will receive a temporary position for 1 year.
  • The gross monthly salary amounts a maximum of € 6.156,- (scale 11), depending on your level of education and relevant experience, based on a full-time working week of 36 hours.
  • Excellent fringe benefits, such as a 13th month that is already paid out in November and a individual travel expense package.
  • An International Office which aids you in preparing for you arrival and stay.
  • Pension insurance with ABP. We take care of approximately 2/3 of the monthly contribution.
  • Special benefits, such as a incompany physiotherapist and bicycle repairer. And there is also a gym where you can work on your fitness after work.


Erasmus MC

A healthy population and excellence in healthcare through research and education. This is what Erasmus MC stands for. Conducting groundbreaking work, pushing boundaries and leading the way. In research, education, and healthcare. We are practical people with a high level of expertise, working hard to improve and renew the healthcare of today and the public health of tomorrow.

The Department of Viroscience employs over 180 people from around the world and exists of the Unit Clinical Virology and the unit Research. Within the Clinical Virology Unit, viral diagnostics are conducted for patient care within the Netherlands and internationally. The unit focuses on continuous development of new and improved diagnostic methods, as well as patient-centred topics such as antiviral resistance, viral pathogenesis, and the effectiveness of antiviral therapy.

The Unit Research harbors different disciplines and runs an extensive research program on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment of infections by human and animal viruses. The clinical studies are performed in close collaboration between the 2 units.


  • Research, development, innovation
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • €4498—€6156 per month
  • University graduate
  • 07.18.24.TDA-P1478300-1


Erasmus MC (University Medical Center Rotterdam)

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