Wednesday , February 8 2023

Clinical Research Coordinator – Mass General Hospital Careers

Website Massachusetts General Hospital

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Principal Investigator the Clinical Research Coordinator will provide laboratory and clinical translational research assistance for optical imaging methods for breast cancer management and critical care brain health monitoring projects led by the MGH Martinos Center Optics Division. The position is based at the Martinos Center at the MGH Charlestown Navy Yard campus, under the supervision of Dr. Stefan Carp.

The position will offer an opportunity to participate in cutting edge research in optical and multi-modal imaging in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team of investigators at the Martinos Center and in several clinical departments within the hospital. The CRC will work independently under the general direction of the PI to coordinate research studies and assist in data analysis and research reporting. On the clinical research side, the CRC will be responsible for research subject pre-screening, scheduling, enrollment, and execution of measurements. Further, he/she will help prepare and maintain human subject research (IRB) protocols and associated documentation. A major component of the position is performing data analysis, and also performing laboratory-based measurements for instrument validation and testing. The CRC will also have an opportunity to help the PI and other members of the team with developing new data processing and analysis methods.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Conduct data analysis and processing using a variety of processing tools, generally implemented in the MATLAB environment
  • Assist in the execution of human subject measurements in both a laboratory and clinical setting
  • Assist in the building and testing of novel research instruments
  • Co-ordinate recruitment and clinical measurements in conjunction with clinical collaborators. This includes communicating with study subjects.
  • Maintain research data, patient files, regulatory binders and study databases
  • Prepare reports and presentations
  • Participate in preparing manuscripts for publication.
  • Responsible for IRB submissions and amendments and maintaining all documentation for the IRB, as well preparing the annual progress report for IRB renewal of study
  • Collecting and maintain subject information database
  • Proof-reading and editing of manuscripts and grant applications


Job Requirements:


  • Prior programming experience is required, prior experience with MATLAB is a plus
  • An engineering or physical science background is preferred
  • Ability to make independent effective decisions
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of an integrated research team
  • Excellent judgment and ability to interpret information and protocol requirements
  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, creative, able to maintain accurate records
  • High degree of professionalism, ability to interact with study subject and clinical collaborators
  • Capable of handling confidential information with discretion
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks and handle fluctuating priorities and deadlines


Qualification & Experience:

  • 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 II position.

Job Details:

Company: Massachusetts General Hospital

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Charlestown, MA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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