Title: Scientific Research Recruiter
Org Unit: Recruitment
Exemption Status: Exempt
Weill Cornell Medicine scientists target some of the most formidable health
challenges of the 21st century, including cancer, cardiovascular disease,
metabolic diseases, neurogenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and
Alzheimer's, diseases affecting children and infectious diseases, especially
those with significant impact on the developing world. Our researchers are
pushing scientific discoveries forward, quickly applying laboratory
breakthroughs made in the laboratory to the clinic.
The Scientific Research Recruiter will partner with our scientist to identify
top candidates to support their specific research studies and assist with all
aspects of full-cycle recruitment for non-academic research vacancies. The
goal of this role is to find the most qualified, interested and affordable
candidates, maintain stakeholder relationships and develop candidate pipelines
for current and future openings. The role needsknowledge of research related
activities such as fluorescence microscopy, assay development, qPCR or digital
PCR technology, quantitative microscopy, image analysis, data analysis,
preparing research, writing scientific manuscripts, and applying for
fellowship/NIH grants, to source, recruit and place candidates.
Develops and uses proven, cost-effective recruitment strategies to screen,
recruit and place all levels of non-academic employees. Makes appropriate
salary recommendations (based on applicants' experience and other
internal equity considerations).
Consults with hiring managers regarding newly posted positions. Discusses
internal/external recruitment strategies; drafts advertisements &
recommends advertising sources. Develops search plan agreements to confirm
shared responsibilities of search.
Partners with hiring managers to develop concise and accurate job
descriptions for posted vacancies. Collaborates with the development of
skills and abilities to help identify the most highly qualified
Facilitates and participates in panel interviews with candidates, hiring
managers and other hiring constituents. Serves as the primary contact for
candidates throughout the recruitment process.
Meets with internal applicants regarding transfers/promotional
opportunities within the institution to assess applicants' qualifications
for vacant positions.
Ensures that all internal and external applicants comply with
institutional and governmental employment requirements.
Maintains contact with external employment-related agencies and attends
career fairs/consortiums and related events to continually build a
pipeline of quality candidates.
Verifies applicant educational and employment references.
Assists in the compilation of statistics for periodic and/or special
Bachelor's Degree in related field
Approximately 2 years of recruitment/interviewing experience.
Demonstrated and proven experience recruiting qualified candidates using a
variety of sources.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated
ability to interact with multiple constituencies and exercise "people
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to
Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced
Demonstrated ability to remain focus despite frequent interruptions.
Ability to treat confidential information with utmost discretion.
Demonstrates ability to exercise standards of professionalism, including
appearance, presentation and demeanor.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative manner with
all departmental faculty and staff, as well as other institutional
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
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.