• Study Coordinator

    Posting Date 2 months ago(4/17/2018 3:50 PM)
    Job ID
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time

    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 Study Coordinator manages research project activities ensuring the quality and integrity of data collection, and will assist Dr. Feldman with the development of the study.  Manages professional and support staff, reviewing work product to ensure study protocol is followed as written and approved by the Einstein IRB.  This research study will focus on asthma symptom perception and asthma control in older adults at two study sites (Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Jacobi).  This study is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for 5 years, and will be conducted in collaboration with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


    • Work with Dr. Feldman to develop the study protocol and protocol amendments for the IRB as needed, including the development of new measures.
    • Manage data collection, analysis and cleaning, performing regular audits to ensure that the data collected are complete and accurate, and that the research is being conducted as outlined in the protocol.
    • Develop appropriate progress reports for Dr. Feldman, NHLBI and the IRB.
    • Arrange meetings of study partners, develop meeting agendas, and facilitate meetings (monthly research team meetings).
    • Facilitate the preparation of conference abstracts, oral presentations, and poster presentations, and participate in the development of manuscripts for publication.
    • Ensure that adverse events and protocol deviations are submitted to the IRB.
    • Work with Departmental Administrator to develop and monitor project budgets.
    • Conduct literature searches and writing of literature reviews.
    • Assisting with Spanish/English translation of materials.
    • Delivering the behavioral intervention to a subset of participants.


    • Bachelor's Degree.
    • Research and clinical experience preferred.
    • Bilingual (Spanish-English) preferred.
    • Flexibility and willingness to work evenings if necessary.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems.
    • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail are essential.
    • Can be relied upon to ensure that activities within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budget.
    • Outline project goals and time-lines and reviews progress at defined intervals.
    • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently is essential.
    • Will provide effective recommendations in the management of research study staff.
    • May liaise with study participants and interact with research staff on a daily basis. 


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