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Assistant Research Coordinator

Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Laboratory and Research
Title: Assistant Research Coordinator

Location: Upper East Side

Org Unit: Brain Health Imaging Institute

Work Days:

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Under direction, assists with the coordination, implementation and management of all aspects of clinical research studies

Job Responsibilities
  • Assists in the development of research designs.
  • Coordinates the recruitment and enrollment of study participants. Assesses patient eligibility for inclusion in clinical trials. Ensures proper consent protocols have been followed for study participation.
  • Advises study participants and families of trial activities and their rights as a study participant.
  • Performs monitoring of patients, collection and recording of clinical data.
  • Conducts patient follow up and arranges for diagnostic testing.
  • Analyzes research data using basic and advanced statistical methodologies; interprets results for clinical investigators and prepares reports.
  • Ensures strict adherence to study requirements according to guidelines set forth in the study protocol.
  • Coordinates specimen collection, transport, storage and processing.
  • Maintains ongoing records of trials for adverse events.
  • Provides sponsors with progress reports. Compiles subject data collection and submission of case reporting forms to sponsoring company. Produces summary data for each study and assists in the write up of completed projects.
  • Assists in database design programming and database management.
  • Coordinates and participates in site visits and audits. Ensures readiness and compliance. Addresses and resolves issues uncovered during visit/audit.
  • Assists with grant budgets and approvals.
  • Assists faculty in the preparation of grant submissions and associated documentation, which may include just-in-time documents, progress reports, routing forms, abstracts and manuscripts.
  • Creates IRB and/or IACUC protocols, submits for review/approval and maintains correspondence with sponsoring agency, IRB and collaborative institutions.
  • Maintains research effort tracking for principle investigators and key personnel.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • Approximately 2-3 years of experience in an administrative support role, ideally in a clinical, academic or research setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to take initiative and simultaneously manage multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Standard office and laboratory space

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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