Full-time, Paid, Clinical Research Coordinator, Central Nervous System Research

May 24, 2022

Tues., April 12

Massachusetts General Hospital

Position Description
Massachusetts General Hospital is looking for a clinical research coordinator to join their NIH-funded research project on central nervous system diseases.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting and screening healthy volunteers and chronic pain patients.
  • Applying quantitative sensory testing to both patients and healthy control subjects, involving different testing apparatus such as electrical and thermal pain stimuli.
  • Coordinating with nursing staff to set up participants in the MRI/PET scanning environment.
  • Operating the combined MRI/PET scanner at the Martinos Center, under the supervision of lab PI.
  • Preparing interim reports for grant agencies (e.g., NIH) and assisting in manuscripts of completed projects for publication in technical journals, presentations at professional field meetings/conferences, and further applied or theoretical research activities.
  • Pre-process, quality-control, and analyzing behavioral and brain imaging data collected from the studies noted above.
  • Performing administrative duties such as ordering supplies.
  • Managing IRB applications and miscellaneous lab operations.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, psychology, neuroscience, bioengineering or related field.
  • Must be proficient with computers and databases and able to troubleshoot and problem solve independently.
  • 1 year research experience (including as part of an undergraduate program) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with imaging software and previous experience as a CRC is a plus.
  • Experience with computational software (e.g. MATLAB, R) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with OHRP/FDA regulations and guidelines is a plus.

Time Commitment