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  • Study Coordinator - Aging Brain Center

    Job Locations US-MA-Roslindale
    Job ID
    2019-2834
    Category
    Research/Medicine
  • Overview

    The Aging Brain Center (ABC), based at Marcus Institute for Aging Research, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, is looking for a motivated individual to support their research team. This position is an ideal learning opportunity in a cutting edge research environment for anyone looking for in-depth training and experience. Additionally, this position could have flexible hours and be either full or part-time depending on both the candidate and study needs.

    The successful candidate must have the ability to work on multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and meet study deadlines. She/he must be able to work with minimal supervision, be self-motivated, able to work independently and as a part of a team. 

    Responsibilities

    • Monitor and track study activities to be shared with principal investigators and study staff
    • Ensure human subject protection
    • Conduct interviews with patients and family members, mainly by phone
    • Assist with developing work flow, preparing study related reports, preparing amendments, adverse events reports, and progress reports for the Institutional Review Board (IRB), and other governing boards, such as Safety Monitoring Boards, according to established protocol.
    • Act as a liaison with other study sites and teams to ensure efficient communications related to the study research.
    • Perform phlebotomy procedures if interested (training provided)
    • Assist in literature searches and scientific writing
    • Additional responsibilities as required and assigned.
    • The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position. It does not, however, exclude other duties, which would be in conformity with the level of the position. Completes special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • College degree required (4 years) with 2-3 years of research experience, Masters preferred,
    • Must have the ability to work on multiple projects, prioritize tasks, develop work flow, and meet study deadlines
    • Ability to drive to patient’s home in the greater Boston area.
    • Experience in neuropsychological testing a plus.
    • Must have previous experience with data collection, data validation, and data management.
    • Must have excellent writing skills.
    • Must have good problem-solving skills, be able to provide leadership to the team when required, and oversee the work of research assistants in the field.
    • Must have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and be an independent performer with the ability to follow directions.
    • Must be able to maintain and sustain confidentiality at all times.
    • Must demonstrate flexibility in regards to center’s demands and new technologies. Must be highly adaptable to competing deadlines and changes in priorities. 0
    • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be self-motivated.
    • Must have demonstrated knowledge using Word, Excel, and electronic data collection tools.
    • Must have the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and be able to trouble-shoot technical problems with field data acquisition, data transfer, and data validation.
    • Must demonstrate respect and professionalism regarding subjects’ rights, individual needs, and a working knowledge of HIPAA Protected Health Information regulations.
    • Must demonstrate flexibility in regards to project demands, adapting to schedule changes, coverage gaps, and unanticipated study needs.

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