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Research Program Specialist-CCTO

Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Laboratory and Research
Title: Research Program Specialist-CCTO

Location: Upper East Side; Midtown

Org Unit: IPM

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Under general direction, the assists in the administration, execution, development, and overall management, clinical research functions and programs.

Job Responsibilities
  • Coordinates research studies in compliance with federal regulations, GCP guidelines, and internal policies.
  • Responsible for subject management. Works closely with the research team to facilitate the recruitment, enrollment, and data collection for clinical research studies.
  • Assists with eligibility assessment and obtaining written informed consent, as appropriate. Performs central subject registration for specified research studies.
  • Coordinates the data management of research studies within the institution and with collaborating institutions in compliance with federal regulations, GCP guidelines, and internal policies.
  • Develops and maintains study documentation and databases. Performs data collection and entry, as needed. Ensures data quality and integrity throughout the life of the study.
  • Facilitates sample collection, processing and storage activities as required by protocols.
  • Compiles data reports and progress reports. Generates and disseminates study documents to investigators and/or program directors.
  • Assists with data and research analyses for publications and presentations.
  • Contributes to and writes research findings for lectures, manuscripts, publications, grants, and other documents.
  • Under the direction of the PI, drafts investigator-initiated research protocols and amendments.
  • Provides training and mentorship to junior and new staff.
  • Attends conferences and provides guidance to clinical staff.
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Healthcare, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of prior research experience in a health-related clinical or research setting.
  • Research experience in an academic health center. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge in Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) regulations, and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact with multiple constituencies and exercise "people skills".
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to remain focused despite frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to treat confidential information with utmost discretion.
  • Ability to exercise standards of professionalism, including appearance, presentation and demeanor.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative manner with all departmental faculty and staff, as well as other institutional representatives.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands
  • Standard office work.
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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