Research Assistant II - Clinical Research Coordinator
Harvard University Medical School
Location: USA - MA - Boston
Internal Number: 58595BR
About us: The Wyss Institute's mission is to transform healthcare and the environment by emulating the way nature builds. We harness the freedom of academia and the focus of industry in order to translate revolutionary technologies into commercial products and solutions. At the Wyss Institute, faculty from premier academic and clinical institutions, collaborate with staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students, industry experts, business development leaders, and entrepreneurs across disciplines to invent and de- risk new technologies that don't just succeed at making it to the market – they disrupt it. We support research that universities, companies, and venture capital firms don't fund because they view it as too risky. We prefer to use the word
What you'll need:
College background or equivalent work experience, preferably in the Health Sciences or related discipline
A minimum of one year of study coordination, clinical research or related work experience required
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience working with Institutional Review Boards for human clinical studies including protocol generation, continuing review, enrollment tracking, and completion of required forms (consent, adverse event, etc.)
Experience with data entry into databases
Experience with participant recruitment
Experience with clinical studies involving medical devices, biologics, or drugs is preferred
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, creativity, and effective communication (oral and written) abilities
Proficient with office productivity software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Willingness to tackle multiple projects simultaneously
Willingness to work at all levels to accomplish team goals
Ability to work with study participants, caregivers, and staff in a clinical/research setting
IACUC and COMS (institutional biosafety committee) experience are also preferred but not required
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.