Senior Research Assistant

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

United States

June 9, 2022


Title: Senior Research Assistant

Location: Upper East Side

Org Unit: Clinical Trial Research Unit

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Under direction, assists with supervision of the day-to-day research operations and the coordination of clinical research projects

Job Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • Education
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience

    Bachelor's degree preferred.

    Approximately 2 years of prior experience in a health-related clinical or research setting

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience with conducting and carrying out protocols and research coordination.
  • Familiarity with IRB interaction, regulatory policies, database input and report generation.
  • 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

    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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