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Senior Research Coordinator

Senior Research Coordinator

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Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
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Regular Full-Time

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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.


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.




The Rose F. Kennedy (RFK) Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) of Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center is seeking a full-time Senior Research Coordinator to manage and implement translational and community-oriented research. Our RFK CERC serves more that 5,000 persons with developmental disabiltiies and their familities, the majority of whom are from under-served communities in the Bronx. CERC serves as the setting for our University Centers of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders (LEND). Our UCEDD conducts community-oriented training, technical assistance and capacity-building. Our LEND program provides multi-disciplinary pre-service training. 


The senior research coordinator will work at the nexus of this vibrant environment to advance a multi-faceted clinical, behavioral, epidemiological, community, and/or public policy and research agenda. The Senior Research Coordinator will participate in all phases of this research from: study design; solicitation of funding; grant preparation; recruitment of staff and subjects; data collection; compliance with human subjects and other administrative requirements; data analysis and dissemination of findings. The Senior Research Coordinator will report to the RFK CERC Director, RFK UCEDD Director and RFK UCEDD Co-Director, the RFK CERC Senior Research Coordinator responsible for the implementation of all research activities related to the RFK UCEDD, RFK LEND and RFK CERC. :


  • Identify, review, and disseminate funding opportunities to RFK CERC faculty and staff.
  • Assist RFK CERC faculty and staff to design, develop, and prepare research and evaluation grant applications for external funding.
  • Assist RFK CERC faculty and staff to design, develop, and implement internal analyses of CERC data for approved research and evaluation studies
  • Assist RFK CERC faculty and staff to prepare, monitor, and update appropriate patient registration (e.g., EPIC), clinical trials (e.g., Velos), and human subjects (e.g., Iris) registrations for
  • Coordinate, distribute & monitor work. Perform various management duties as assigned by RFK CERC Director, RFK UCEDD Director and RFK UCEDD Co-Director. These duties include managing staff and personnel who implement work flows, patient contacts, data collection and analysis writing reports/manuscripts;
  • Implement research studies across RFK CERC including the design of research studies, recruitment of personnel and subjects, data collection, data analysis, and summary of findings;
  • Administer research studies across RFK CERC including participation in the solicitation of funding through grant preparation and submission, coordination with Cayuse, IRB approval, and other administrative tasks
  • Disseminate research findings through conferences, professional presentations, journals and print and video media, internet, webinars, social media and other modes of communication;
  • Involve people with developmental disabilities and families, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, in the development of research products and resources that are disseminated;
  • Coordinate with the Montefiore and Einstein research offices;
  • Will be responsible for creating and managing project budgets with the assistance of the PI;
  • Will be responsible for developing study protocols with the assistance of the PI;
  • Will directly supervise an administrative support staff member.


  • MA degree in public health, psychology, sociology, education, disabilities or related field

  • At least 2 years experience in applied clinical, behavioral, epidemiological, community, and/or public policy evaluation and research