Senior Research Coordinator, Human Genetics and Genomics
NYU Langone Health
January 9, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Hospital, Public and Private
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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr Research Coordinator.
The Senior Research Coordinator – Human Genetics & Genomics will work as part of a research laboratory team within the Center for Human Genetics & Genomics, investigating the molecular genetic basis of several complex diseases, including Hirschsprung disease, autism, hypertension and sudden cardiac death. The position will be responsible for all aspects of the Hirschsprung disease clinical research study, in which we are actively recruiting study subjects, as well as manage phenotype and genotype data from other genetics projects in the laboratory. In addition the position will oversee the protocol development for current and future assigned studies; assist with managing the recruitment process (develops advertising strategy, contacts media outlets and negotiate rates and monitor deadlines for submission of materials), enrollment, and study coordination; performs intra-operative monitoring and serves as liaison with internal and external funding agencies; ensures the accurate execution of research protocols in accordance with Good Clinical Practices, HIPAA and required obligations to patient/subject, Principal Investigator, research team and the sponsor(s); and interfaces directly with patients/subjects and the Principal Investigator in support of the clinical research studies. Works autonomously and with limited oversight.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor degree or equivalent in business administration, health care administration or related discipline. Minimum of four years of progressively responsible related experience coordinating clinical research trials and studies. Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as World, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications. Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills. Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and must work and communicate effectively with both internal and external customers. Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently. Ability to work and make decisions independently. Time management skills and ability to multi task. Strong understanding and knowledge base of coordination requirements associated with clinical/research trials. Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems; ability to work well under pressure.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in genetic counseling is preferred. Board certification in genetic counseling would be a plus.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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