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The Breathe Chicago Center© (BCC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago conducts research in lung disease and COVID-19 funded by, the National Institutes of Health, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and other agencies. We conduct studies in collaboration with academic health centers in Chicago and across the U.S.

We are a multi-disciplinary team of research coordinators, informaticians, regulatory specialists, designers, physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, and statisticians. We develop, test, and implement innovative, data-driven strategies to improve lung health. Our results are published in peer-reviewed medical journals.

We are always searching for passionate and dedicated members to join our team. Current positions are listed below, if you would like to hear more, please contact Ruby Camacho at

Position: Clinical Research Coordinator

Are you looking for a career that will have a positive impact on health and well-being in the U.S. and around the world? Join our team and help us to discover how to prevent, detect, and treat asthma, COPD, long COVID, and other conditions.

Are you a good fit?

  • You have a passion for helping people breathe better, especially those typically underrepresented in research but who bear a disproportionate burden from COVID-19 and chronic lung disease.
  • You enjoy engaging with study participants via phone, in-person, and value building a relationship of trust.
  • You demonstrate attention to detail in completing study procedures, data entry, and regulatory submissions.
  • You like to problem-solve and teach others.
  • You are excited to identify and implement new approaches to recruiting study participants.
  • You like to learn from your colleagues and through participating in courses and workshops.


Bachelor’s degree. Candidates with two years of clinical research experience preferred. Experience with clinical trials is a plus!

General Job Summary:

This position manages and coordinates the timely handling of all components of clinical research protocols related to COVID-19, asthma, and COPD in the Breathe Chicago Center (BCC) within the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy in the Department of Medicine. The BCC Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and conduct of multiple research projects. This position coordinates comprehensive patient protocol treatment schedules to maintain compliance to protocol requirements. The coordinator develops and implements effective patient recruitment strategies and oversees and participates in subject recruitment, screening, scheduling, testing, and data management for a multi-faceted investigation.

To apply:

Please submit an application via the UIC Job Board by 5pm CST on May 10, 2024.

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