Title: Senior Research Assistant
Location: Upper East Side
Org Unit: Clinical Trial Research Unit
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Under direction, assists with supervision of the day-to-day research
operations and the coordination of clinical research projects
Coordinates research and clinical care for patients as needed under the
direction of department administration and physicians.
Oversees the recruitment and enrollment of study participants. Develops
and implements recruitment strategies. Assesses patient eligibility for
inclusion in clinical trials. Ensures proper consent protocols have been
followed for study participation.
Assists in the development of research designs.
Performs statistical analysis of research data and summarizes project
results; prepares articles, reports and presentations.
Conducts literature reviews and internet and library searches to gain
expert familiarity with protocols that will be used as templates.
Independently performs all data collection, entry, and analysis.
Assists in preparation of materials and submissions to Institutional
Review Board; assists with grant application process.
Assists with manuscript preparation and editing.
High School Diploma
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Approximately 2 years of prior experience in a health-related clinical or
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience with conducting and carrying out protocols and research
Familiarity with IRB interaction, regulatory policies, database input and
Research experience in an academic health center with exposure to a team
research environment at all levels (senior investigators, nurses,
research coordinators, lab technicians).
Licenses and Certifications
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Standard office work
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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
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