Full Job Description
Work with PI to develop, refine and finalize study protocols and protocol amendments for the IRB as needed, including the development of new measures.
Oversee adherence to research protocols in obtaining informed consent; testing; and participant confidentiality;
Oversee project budgets including management of personnel and sub-contracts.
Manage data collection, analysis and cleaning, performing regular audits to ensure that the data collected are complete and accurate, and that the research is being conducted as outlined in the protocol.
Design and test field questionnaires for clinical research.
Develop appropriate progress reports for the PI, study funding agency and the IRB; assist with sponsored clinical research monthly and quarterly reports.
Assist PI with preparation of grant proposals (new and competing renewals).
Develop and manage IRB approval process;
Arrange meetings of study partners, develop meeting agendas, and facilitate meeting.
Facilitate the preparation of conference abstracts, oral presentations, and poster presentations, and develop manuscripts for publication.
Partner with departmental IT resources in the development of databases; data coding manuals and data entry guidelines. Train staff to collect and enter data appropriately.
Manage the collection of data from importable and exportable formats for rapid dissemination to PIs and sponsors.
Ensure that adverse events and protocol deviations are submitted to the IRB.
Represent the study at internal and external academic meetings and community events. Act as a liaison to project partners to discuss new procedures that could be implemented.
Determine staffing needs to ensure efficient and appropriate coverage, and recommend appropriate changes to staffing patterns as needed. Manage staff performance and valuate the quality of work providing timely and corrective feedback as needed.
Recruit, acclimate, and supervise undergraduate and graduate student research interns.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 3 years related experience.
Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
Clinical trials certification by SOCRA preferred
Skills and Competencies
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems.
Must demonstrate proven knowledge of SPSS, SAS, or other statistical software and ability to perform data analysis.
Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail are essential. Must be able to manage competing priorities.
Can be relied upon to ensure that activities within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budget
Outline project goals and timelines and reviews progress at defined intervals.
Ability to work well in a team setting and independently is essential.
Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups;
Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately;
Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion;
Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.
Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.
We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
The Study Coordinator manages research project activities for the Pulmonary Medicine Research Team ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection. May also assist Principal Investigator with the development of the study. May manages professional and support staff, reviewing work product to ensure study protocol is followed as written and approved by the institution’s IRB.The Study Coordinator will design questionnaires, analyze data, interpret results, write research papers, review protocols, plan epidemiological studies with respect to design and sample size, retrieve data, and manage datasets.