Research Assistant-PHS

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

United States

October 10, 2021

Description

Title: Research Assistant-PHS

Location: Upper East Side; Midtown

Org Unit: CDRN Management 1

Work Days:

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Under direction, provides research, data analysis and operational support to principal investigators and research coordinators for health services research studies.

Job Responsibilities
  • Coordinates and schedules meetings in support of research projects and investigators.
  • Assists with the preparation of research meeting materials, newsletters (in paper and electronic formats), and research-related promotional materials.
  • 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.
  • Education
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience

    Bachelor's degree is preferred.

    Approximately one year of related experience.

    Statistical and database management experience, including proficiency in SPSS and/or RedCap.

    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 detail.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
  • Willingness to work under tight deadlines and to manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Flexible individual, motivated to learn
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills.
  • Analytical 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 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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