Clinical Research Coordinator Position in Neurology at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY
Dr. Teena Shetty, Neurologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College, is looking for a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to work in the Neurology Department at HSS. The position will begin in the summer of 2021, or earlier. He or she would be involved in a number of concussion related research projects, ranging miRNA studies to drug trails. We are currently running research studies and analyzing data from projects sponsored by GE and the NFL, and Marker AG, to name a few. You would be heavily involved in all aspects of the research lifecycle, including clinical trial studies in development. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain research experience, work directly with patients, and become exposed to daily life at a highly-regarded teaching hospital. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with a multidisciplinary concussion team and gain experience in an important area of scientific advancement. You may also be involved in the publication of journal articles.
We are looking for a highly competent, organized, meticulous, hard-working, and personable candidate to fill this position. We also prefer that applicants have strong writing skills, can maintain a high level of professionalism, and are comfortable working with patients and their families. This is an excellent opportunity for recent graduates who plan to apply to medical school, but we are also open to other qualified individuals interested in healthcare and/or clinical research.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Patient screening and recruitment into clinical trials
- Consenting patients who are interested in participating in research
- Administering neurocognitive assessments to concussion patients
- Patient scheduling and follow-up
- Coordinating with research sponsors and other sites for multi-center studies
- Manuscript editing and preparation
- Writing and updating IRB protocols
- Assisting in the preparation of research presentations
The qualified applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in arts or science (BA or BS), but most importantly, a strong interest in medicine and gaining skills in clinical research and direct patient contact. We also prefer that applicants have a familiarity with clinical data and statistical analysis.
A two-year commitment is strongly prioritized.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter (addressed to Dr. Shetty), resume, and unofficial transcript to Dr. Teena Shetty, Shettyt@hss.edu, and Esther Kim, Kimes@hss.edu,as soon as possible. Please be advised that three letters of recommendation may be requested.