Clinical Research Coordinator
Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
Posted on: June 13, 2021
The Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General
Hospital is forging a clinical trials unit devoted to the study of
COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. We seek multiple Clinical
Research Coordinators (CRCs) interested in playing a central role
in cultivating and launching studies of global import.
This burgeoning team is seeking members who are mission-driven,
intellectually curious, attentive to detail, and flexible. Sense of
humor is a must.
We anticipate our CRCs going on to pursue careers in medicine,
public health, epidemiology, global health, and/or health policy
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via
When applying, please upload a cover letter, resume, and
transcript (an unofficial transcript will do).
Given the nature of the role, we request a 2-year
- Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors,
and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from start-up through
- Determine eligibility of and, in some cases, gather consent
from study participants according to protocol. Assist in developing
- Coordinate collection of study specimens and processing.
- Collect, manage, and analyze patient and laboratory data per
institutional and regulatory requirements. Prepare study-related
documents including reports and findings.
- Perform systematic literature reviews and synthesize relevant
- Ensure compliance with research protocols. Complete, review,
and/or audit case report forms for completion and accuracy with
source documents. Prepare regulatory submissions and ensure
completion of Institutional Review Board renewals.
- Assemble materials for study visits, monitor scheduling of
procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring
meetings with sponsors acting as primary contact.
- Participate in regulatory audits.
- Monitor expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolve
billing issues in collaboration with finance and/or management
- Interact with principal investigators regularly ensuring
patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.
- Aid in determining feasibility of new studies.
- Perform administrative support duties as required.
- Strong academic performance: 3.5 cumulative GPA preferred with
an equal or stronger performance in major.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
- Ability to demonstrate respect for subjects' rights and
- Superior attention to detail.
- Flexibility and adaptability.
- Intellectual independence, initiative, and problem-solving
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team (frequently
in remote context).
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office; facility in learning new
- Bachelor's degree required.
- New graduates with some relevant course/project work or those
without any prior research experience will be considered for the
Clinical Research Coordinator I position outlined above.
- Those with a minimum of 1-2 years of directly related work
experience will be considered for a Clinical Research Coordinator
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (if applicable):
- A Clinical Research Coordinator I does not have any supervisory
- A Clinical Research Coordinator II may assist with the training
and orientation of new staff members.
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