Full-time, Paid, Clinical Research Assistant, Orthopaedics Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction

November 20, 2021

Wed., Oct. 13

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Position Description
The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a Harvard teaching hospital, is seeking a clinical research assistant in their Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing research hypotheses and performing literature reviews
  • Composing research protocols, drafting and submitting IRB proposals
  • Submitting Continuing Review IRB applications
  • Collecting, organizing, and analyzing clinical research data
  • Writing and submitting publications, including managing revisions and edits requested by reviewers
  • Enrolling patients in prospective studies, along with following active enrollees (pending COVID restrictions)

Position Requirements

  • Experience in clinical research a plus
  • Access to a car a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (publications a plus, but written samples of other course work are helpful)
  • Proficiency: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with statistical software is a plus
  • Familiarity with REDCap software is a plus
  • Ability to gather and interpret moderately complex data

Time Commitment
Full-time, with a 1 - 2 year commitment to start January 2022



Email: [email protected] with the subject line “Ortho Research Assistant—Applicant’s Name”

Application Deadline: November 20, 2021 for priority consideration. A second deadline of December 15, 2021 will be available for those who could not apply for priority consideration, but the position is not guaranteed to still be available on December 15th

Interested individuals should submit a short application consisting of:

  • 2x2 Headshot
  • Cover Letter: include the earliest start date and whether or not you have access to transportation to clinic sites in Waltham, Boston, and Foxborough
  • CV

Not carefully following the above instructions may result in removal from consideration.