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.
Mittelman Observatory and Middlebury Physics will again host stargazing open house nights this spring. These Observatory events are scheduled for Friday evenings, April 26 and May 3, from 9:00 PM until 10:30 PM, weather permitting.
Mars will be in the evening sky on these dates. A variety of interesting stars, star clusters, and nebulae will also be visible through the Observatory’s telescopes. The Observatory includes a 24-inch telescope in a dome and smaller telescopes on the roof.
Observatory open house nights are free and open to the public. However, these events will take place only if the sky is expected to be mostly clear. Please check the Observatory web site at go/observatory or call the Observatory at 443-2266 after 7:00 PM on the evening of the event for weather status.
Toni Thomas, the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.
Pam Berenbaum from Middlebury’s global health program, who designed a study away semester in collaboration with MIIS’s development program.
Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress CNS Scientist-in-Residence. He was a member of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory team awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics. At CNS, ho focuses on the proliferation of fissile materials, nuclear spent fuel management, emerging technologies, and verification of nuclear weapons.
All Middlebury students, regardless of year or major, are invited to attend this session.
The Green Mountain Conservation Camp (GMCC) program run by Fish & Wildlife is still searching for two female natural resource instructors for the 2019 season. The position begins June 3rd and ends August 17th.
GMCC’s mission is to educating youth about Vermont’s natural resources. The camps give youth life skills and knowledge they can use to continue the state’s traditional rural pursuits–enjoying all aspects of the outdoor world. The program’s greatest strength is connecting young people to the outdoors.
Annually, about 1,000 kids between the ages of 12-16 spend a week at GMCC. The camps run for nine weeks in the summer, and there are separate weeks for boys and girls. The camps are located at two sites: Edward F. Kehoe Camp in Castleton, VT and Buck Lake Camp in Woodbury, VT.
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.
Alumni will be on campus to share their path and professional life with students to help them think broadly about their Biology major and a variety of different career paths. You don’t have to be a Biology major or minor to attend.
What did they do at Middlebury and what are they doing now?