Comprehensive Training Modules Project Coordinator, Histocompatibility - Georgetown University Medi

Washington D.C.
May 04, 2017
Oct 09, 2017
Full Time
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Comprehensive Training Modules Project Coordinator, Histocompatibility - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown's Biomedical Graduate Research Organization (BGRO), led by Robert Clarke, Ph.D., Sc.D., home to 53 percent of Georgetown University's sponsored research funding, was created to foster cutting edge interdisciplinary collaboration and to enhance Georgetown University Medical Center's basic science and translational research capacity, especially in the areas of neurosciences, child health and human development, cardiovascular-kidney diseases, infectious diseases and in collaborative work with researchers and clinicians from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition to promoting this lifesaving research, BGRO's focus on educational and academic excellence in the biomedical sciences is helping to create the next generation of researchers in the United States and around the world.

The Comprehensive Training Modules (CTM) Project is part of an integrated continuing education program, Current Topics in Histocompatibility and Transplantation (CTHT). The project's goal is the developing of a comprehensive technical training program useful for histocompatibility testing laboratories and transplant programs in the U.S. and internationally. The training program will be comprised of training videos, PowerPoint, audio presentation DVDs, and training workbooks.

The Comprehensive Training Coordinator, following general guidelines and goals provided by the Program Director, administers all levels of production, researches new teaching formats, and manages the ongoing development of training products for histocompatibility testing and transplantation. Duties include but are not limited to:

Development and Production of Video Training Modules

  • Defines training topic, consults with technical expert(s) for content development, and collaborates with the topic presenter/s to outline content.
  • Produces video storyboard, collaborates with topic presenter/s to write and edit script for the video, coordinates videography with presenters(s), and conducts final editing and production.

Development of PowerPoint and Audio Training DVDs

  • Defines training topic, identifies key concepts and takes home messages; reviews CTHT library, identifies “content holes,” and collaborates with the Program Director to create new content.
  • Produces a DVD storyboard, writes script for audio overdubbing where needed, coordinates audio recording and editing of overdub content, and conducts final editing and production of training DVD.

Related CTHT Endeavors

Assists with the maintenance of CTHT database, maintains CTHT Program accreditation with the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogen tics (ABHI), maintains tracking system for registrants' Continuing Education Credits (CEC), provides CEC certificates to all CTHT registrants, and identifies new projects and initiatives.


  • Master's degree in biotechnology and/or health sciences, or science policy
  • At least 3 years of clinical histocompatibility and immunogenetics laboratory experience
  • Certified Histocompatibility Technologies (CHT)
  • Superior writing and artistic direction abilities, as well as strong analytical, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong abilities in multitasking, organization, management of details and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Working knowledge of current video and audio software, production, and editing

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