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Clinical Research Coordinator

The Musolino Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School, a translational neuroscience laboratory focusing on genetic vascular disorders that affect the nervous system, seeks an exceptional candidate to coordinate natural history studies under the Young Genetic Stroke Alliance (YGSA). This support will expand research efforts at MGH and help move basic science efforts from bench to bedside. The clinical research coordinator will work very independently but receive some guidance and supervision from the Principal Investigator. The job requires high level time management and organizational skills.
The clinical research coordinator will be primarily responsible for the implementation of the laboratory’s human research studies. Responsibilities include:
  • Coordinates study meeting plans for the YGSA
  • Prepares Study Protocols and Case Report Forms
  • Takes minutes at central meetings / conference calls and disburses information to investigators
  • Organizes and attends Meetings and Conferences
  • Maintains research data, patient files, regulatory binders and study databases
  • Assists in the collection of clinical data, which may include acquiring past medical records and administering study questionnaires.
  • Edits manuscripts 
  • May develop study protocols and budgets
  • May assume grant management responsibilities for YGSA
  • Participates in the with development of study budgets
  • May assist with training and orientation and may address competency of new staff
  • Performs outreach and facilitates communication between the YGSA and industry, academia, and patient advocacy groups
Additional day-to-day duties include:
  • Preparing study documents and handling correspondences with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for reviews, amendments, and general upkeep.
  • Acts as a Liaison with Human Resources
  • Maintaining and updating study binders to reflect progress of projects.
  • Data entry, data analysis, and other research related duties as needed.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • BS or BA in life sciences required, preferred MA/MS/MPH.
  • 1-2 of directly related experience with patient interaction, human or laboratory research, and/or the IRB preferred.
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, speaking, and writing abilities.
  • High degree of computer literacy
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to identify problems and develop solutions
  • Ability to orient, train and oversee the work of others
Working Environment:
The clinical research coordinator will spend 4 days per week in Dr. Musolino’s office space at 185 Cambridge St and 1 day per week in Dr. Musolino’s clinic in the MGH main campus.