Title: Research Assistant-PHS
Location: Upper East Side; Midtown
Org Unit: CDRN Management 1
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Under direction, provides research, data analysis and operational support to
principal investigators and research coordinators for health services research
Coordinates and schedules meetings in support of research projects and
Assists with the preparation of research meeting materials, newsletters
(in paper and electronic formats), and research-related promotional
Conducts literature reviews and gains expert familiarity with protocols
that will be used as templates.
Assists in creation of study database. Manages and enters collected data
into study database.
May conduct qualitative coding and thematic analysis of study data.
May perform statistical analysis of research data.
Assists in the preparation of materials, submissions and renewals to the
Institutional Review Board (IRB) or IACUC.
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.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma
Bachelor's degree is preferred.
Approximately one year of related experience.
Statistical and database management experience, including proficiency in SPSS
Previous clinical research experience is helpful.
Knowledge of medical terminology is helpful.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
Willingness to work under tight deadlines and to manage multiple projects
Flexible individual, motivated to learn
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Demonstrated strong communication skills.
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
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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
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