Full-time, Paid, Clinical Research Coordinator, Lupus Research

January 23, 2020

Position Description 
The Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Research at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator starting in May/June 2020. The coordinator will be responsible for both the clinical research projects of the physician-in-chief (Dr. Mary K Crow) and the clinical trials of the co-director of the Center (Dr. Kyriakos Kirou), both of whom study the diseases of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE, or lupus) and lupus nephritis.

Responsibilities include:

  • Patient screening and recruitment into clinical trials 
  • Collecting and organizing patient data 
  • Managing regulatory data 
  • Submitting reports to the Institutional Review Board
  • Patient sample management in a general data base
  • Interacting with pharmaceutical representatives to coordinate industry-sponsored clinical trials 
  • Working closely with nurses and physicians to identify patients suitable for research studies 
  • Managing ongoing projects 
  • Processing of blood samples 

Position Requirements: 

  • Background in a science or health-related field 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills 
  • Experience with Word, Excel and data entry
  • Previous experience with data management, lab work, logistical management and/or patient interaction a plus 

Time Commitment
Full-time (40 hours per week), with a minimum commitment of two years preferred, starting May/June 2020. 

Please email a cover letter, addressed to Dr. Kirou, a resume, and an unofficial transcript to Mary Peng, with the subject line "Application for CRC position."