Rockefeller University Research Study Coordinator in New York, New York

Job Title Research Study Coordinator

Laboratory / Department Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology

Department Description

The Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology is focused on dissecting the cellular and molecular mechanisms governing the generation of antibody specificity and the translation of that specificity into cellular responses. Our work seeks to identify the genetic components that initiate B cell activation upon antigenic challenge, the controls that maintain tolerance both centrally and in the periphery, and the mechanisms that govern the coupling of antibody specificity to effector cell response.

Detailed Description

As an integral member of the research team, and in compliance with all regulatory Rockefeller University institutional and departmental requirements, the Research Study Coordinator will assist with the maintenance of patient and data management as part of a clinical study. The Research Study Coordinator will also work closely with RU clinical providers on data collection, entry, and analysis and ensuring data quality and integrity throughout the life of the study. Responsibilities will include significant (50%) laboratory work, including processing and analyzing human tissue samples, fielding calls from interested study patients and applying appropriate screening (inclusion and exclusion criteria) for study participation, and data collection, including utilizing appropriate methodologies to collect human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol (clinical trial). Will ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the research project, database or protocol, and that research protocols are approved by Institutional Review Board and all regulatory documentation is completed.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required. Must have an interest in medical terminology and science, basic laboratory experience, and willingness to learn new techniques. Must be an excellent communicator with strong attention to detail, information and time management skills, and administrative and computer skills. Must be an excellent decision-maker, with proven success making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward. Must have a flexible approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of the dual clinical and laboratory role.

Additional Details

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled