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Study Coordinator

Study Coordinator

Job ID 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
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Medicine - Hematology
Position Type 
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.


A team of researchers in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has been conducting research aimed at improving prevention, care, and treatment of TB, drug-resistant TB and TB/HIV coinfection since 2006. The group's collaborating partners include Yale University, University of KwaZulu-Natal, the Medical Research Council of South Africa, and Philanjalo, a community based organization located in Tugela Ferry. We are looking for a self-motivated, highly-organized person with experience in project management. The Study Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and ensuring the quality of a newly funded NIH research project. This position reports to a NY-based Principal Investigator and requires 30% travel to South Africa.


  • Provide principal administrative and research support to the PI in the administration of an NIH R01 grant and the completion of the study
  • Communicate between research sites and collaborating agencies
  • Assist PI with study design, implementation and management; assist with all aspects of study protocols and SOPs
  • Oversee IRB approvals and renewals
  • Interact with the clinical and study personnel at the study site to ensure smooth integration of the study into the clinical setting
  • Manage budgets, subcontract execution, invoicing for the study, and periodic reports to the funding agency
  • Meet regularly with the PI to review the study's progress and attend regular meetings of the Co-investigators and other Key Personnel
  • Support team of 3-5 staff in SA to ensure accurate completion of all study activities
  • Provide continual and targeted support and training to South Africa-based study team
  • Coordinate data operations and data flow between South Africa and US; monitor data quality and collaborate on quarterly data audits
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years of experience in medical or public health research is required; Master's Degree in Public Health or related field is preferred.
  • Previous research experience or programmatic experience is highly preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of a geographically disbursed team.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Excel. MS Access and SAS are preferred.
  • Knowledge of biostatistics, epidemiology and study design.