Through the Department of Psychiatry, the Cancer Outcomes Research Program (CORe) at the Massachusetts General Hospital is recruiting a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to join its multidisciplinary team.
Working with a diverse group of oncologists, palliative care clinicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice nurses and other specialists, the clinical research coordinator will assist with collaborative studies in supportive care. The specific focus for this position will be to help coordinate a range of supportive care projects and program initiatives.
The clinical research coordinator will assume responsibility for study coordination. This role includes: recruiting patients in both inpatient units and outpatient clinics; administering screening instruments, interviews, and surveys with patients; managing data; corresponding with the IRB and other regulatory groups; assisting with preparation of manuscripts, protocols, and grants; and completing other special projects in collaboration with principal investigators.
The Quality Improvement Research Analyst is responsible for overseeing all activities specific to the following programs:
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
Collaborative Endocrine Surgery Quality Improvement Program (CESQIP)
Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI)
The chief responsibility is to collect and submit reliable data to the MBSAQIP (American College of Surgeons), CESQIP (Society for Endocrine Surgeons), and VQI programs (Society for Vascular Surgeons). This is accomplished through high-quality clinical screening, data compilation, documentation, and entry of data into the applicable databases for all eligible surgeries at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The Analyst also works closely with the members of the Department of Surgery to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other initiatives, as identified.
This position is brought to you by Sarah Wall ’16 – Thank you Sarah!
At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of GI/Nutrition and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
They are looking for a talented and motivated research study assistant to join Dr. Scott Snapper’s Lab in the IBD Center at Boston Children’s Hospital. You will be working with a team of clinical coordinators in a collaborative, pre-professional environment and will be involved in an exciting area of research that is focused on better understanding the genetic, environmental, and microbial factors that lead to the pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
To advance understanding of this complex disease, they leverage expertise in gastroenterology, mucosal immunology, genomics/bioinformatics, and translational medicine. They are looking for a person who is motivated, eager to learn and will work well in a quickly adaptive environment.
Great opportunity for PSYC, NSCI, and BIOL majors!
The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center is accepting applications for a Clinical & Translational Research Coordinator position. The coordinator position is part of the Vanderbilt Memory & Aging Project, a large, longitudinal NIH-funded clinical research study. This prospective study focuses on identifying risk factors for abnormal brain aging, including Alzheimer’s disease, with an emphasis on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health.
The coordinator implements study-related procedures and contributes to data collection, particularly protocol administration (including neuropsychological assessment). Read the full job description here.
To apply, please email Dr. Angela Jefferson with a cover letter detailing your interest in this position, your resume, and contact information. Please list the Job ID 1901220 in the subject of your email. You may also apply to the position through Vanderbilt’s HR website (https://careers.vumc.org) by searching for Job ID 1901220.
A Research Technician position is available in the lab of Radhika Subramanian at MGH/Harvard Medical School in Boston. We are interested in understanding how the micron-sized microtubule-based machinery required for cell division and cell signaling assemble from the collective activities of nanometer-sized proteins. In other words, they play LEGO with proteins! They use a variety of experimental tools, including structural methods, single molecule biophysics, and cell biological assays.
The candidate must have a B.S. in biological sciences or related field before starting this position. This position is ideal for a graduating student who is looking for 2-years of research experience before applying to graduate/medical school. The candidate must be familiar with general biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. Prior experience with fluorescence microscopy or image analysis would be an added benefit but not necessary.
This position brought to us by Natalie Burlant ’17 – thank you Natalie!!
Dr. Hala Harony-Nicolas lab is part of the Seaver Autism Center and Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. We’re looking to hire a full-time, paid Associate Researcher to start this spring or early summer. The Harony-Nicolas’s lab investigates neural and molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with a particular focus on (1) studying the effect of (ASD)-associated mutations on brain systems and neural circuits of social behavior, (2) assessing the effect of novel therapeutics, and (3) improving drug delivery to the brain.
Some responsibilities include rodent behavior experiments, rodent brain surgery, and standardized molecular experiments such as immunohistochemistry, protein assays, and western blots. S/he will also analyze experiment data and assist in interpreting moderately complex results. Previous experience in biology/neuroscience research is highly recommended, and familiarity with R or other statistical languages is a plus. The position is great for recently graduated Febs or seniors graduating in May who want to take a 2-year gap period before medical or graduate school.
Natalie writes, “I’ve genuinely enjoyed working in the Harony-Nicolas lab and highly recommend it to anyone interested in gaining more research experience! As a member of a small lab, I have been responsible for a significant portion of our work and have the ability to pilot and troubleshoot protocols. There is a lot of critical thinking and problem-solving as well as collaboration with the other members of the Seaver Center, both pre-clinical and clinical.”
Interested applicants can send a C.V. and brief statement of interest to Natalie Burlant and apply on Handshake directly. Applicants can feel free to email Natalie with more questions or information about the position. Deadline 4/26.
The following is shared by alum Cole Bortz, ’17 – Thank you Cole!!!
Dr. Peter G. Passias, an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, is looking to hire a full-time, paid clinical research fellow interested in gaining research experience before applying to medical or graduate school. There is a large amount of responsibility and autonomy in the position, and over the course of your fellowship, you will build connections with both national and international leaders in orthopedic surgery. The position is a great opportunity to gain clinical and shadowing exposure, research experience, peer-reviewed publications, and to interact with world-renowned orthopedic and neurosurgeons. I’m the third Middlebury student to work with Dr. Passias, and I’ve found this position to be both incredibly rewarding and instrumental in my medical school application process. I would wholeheartedly recommend this position to a pre-med senior interested in a meaningful 2-year experience after graduating Middlebury before attending medical school.
Research assistants will be involved in multiple clinical studies (both prospective trials and retrospective reviews), on various orthopaedic subjects. Some topics include: adult spinal deformity surgical correction, cervico-thoracic junction fixation, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis treatment. Research assistants will be involved in: (1) patient recruitment, (2) data collection, (3) database preparation, (4) abstract/manuscript preparation and submission, (5) IRB documentation, among others. They will also have the opportunity to present work at an international conference.
Applicants must be well-organized and have excellent interpersonal skills. Familiarity with the following programs is preferred: SPSS, R, Excel, Word, Powerpoint.
Interested applications can send a cover letter and C.V. to Cole Bortz. You can also email Cole for more information about the position.