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General Purpose: 

The Student Research Assistant will assist the Endocrinology Research staff with conducting clinical research studies. Activities will vary by the needs of the specific research study and include data collection, patient interaction, assisting with study management and logistics, as well as exposure to ethical and regulatory practices of research. Aid the department of Endocrinology with any and all research-oriented projects.

As the nation's largest medical school, the IU School of Medicine is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. The Department of Endocrinology faculty and staff make major contributions to research in endocrinology, including diabetes and musculoskeletal disorders, with work appearing in top academic research journals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing study visit materials, charts and biospecimen collection and processing kits
  • Data entry of subject and study administrative materials.
  • File documents and reports in patients’ charts.
  • Have responsibilities of correctly transcribing and entering patient data into an electronic data capture system.
  • Provide assistance and coordination for research related processes and projects.
  • Have other duties as assigned related to research operations.

A Successful Candidate Will: 

  • Take ownership of role responsibilities and be proactive working in their role.
  • Consistently perform with high level on assignments.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to handle discretionary and confidential health information.
  • Possess the ability to communicate externally with different organizations via phone, e-mail, and fax.
  • Be highly organized and have the ability to prioritize.
  • Maintain consistent communication with all staff on projects in their various working stages.
  • Have a customer service focus and high level of professionalism.


  • Current enrollment in good standing in IUPUI School of Nursing or science majors
  • GPA> 3.0
  • Recipient will be required to pass the "biomedical researcher" modules of CITI Research Compliance training at initiation