Research Coordinator


: $64,580.00 - $104,060.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the projects with investigators, data managers, study coordinator and clinical staff.
  • Work with Principal Investigator (PI) to develop and update study protocols, including the data collection tools/case report forms, and preparing protocol amendments to the Institutional Review Board as needed.
  • Manage participants tracking database; prepare regular reports for the PI about participants follow-up and study-visit completion.
  • Train and supervise Study Coordinators, research nurses and research assistants in countries
  • Coordinate conference calls for the in countries research staff, the US-based team meetings and the investigator meetings.
  • Partner with IT and data programmer/manager to develop/update study databases.
  • Securely manage and maintain study data.
  • Oversee research visits and data collection by in-countries research staff and troubleshoot challenges that emerge.
  • Perform regular audits to ensure that collected data are complete and accurate, and research protocols are being followed.
  • Assist in drafting reports, preparing conference abstracts, and presentations related to the project.
  • Develop regular reports for the IRB and NIH.
  • Assist the PI in the management of the study budget, tracking of subcontract invoices from collaborating institutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Educational Background:

  • Bachelor's Degree in public health, clinical epidemiology and at least 5 years of related experience required or Master's Degree in public health, clinical epidemiology and 3-5 years of experience required.
  • At least two years of experience collecting data for research (e.g. conducting interviews, collecting biologic specimens, extracting medical records).
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have spent time living/working in a developing/resource-constrained setting.

Skills and Competencies

  • As the nature of the work is collaborative with the Einstein team based in New York and the Central Africa-based team, a strong capacity to work as part of a team, cross-cultural sensitivity, and effective interpersonal skills are essential.
  • As part of a team, must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and adhere to study protocol.

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

Einstein s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art hospital without beds , a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein s clinical faculty and training Einstein s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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The Research Coordinator will work full-time on an NIH-funded studies focusing on optimizing care and treatment outcomes in HIV and/or TB patients in Central Africa. The Department of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine has a growing research program in Central African countries of Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, and Rwanda focusing on optimizing HIV and Tuberculosis prevention, care, and treatment, related issues with an emphasis on women and children. The program includes large prospective cohort studies and Data collection from medical records and research visits. Research visits include participant interviews, biological specimen collection including blood, sputum, vaginal swaps, and urine collection.

Associated topics: bacteria, drug discovery, health, injury, pharmaceutical, pharmacology, pharmacometrics, pharmacy, therapeutic, virus * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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