Full-time, Paid, Research Assistant, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

February 27, 2020

Position Description
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital is seeking a research assistant to work with their internationally recognized, multidisciplinary health policy and clinical outcomes research team at the Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research (OrACORe) and the Policy and Innovation eValuation in Orthopaedic Treatments (PIVOT) Centers, both in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. The incumbent will be essential to the research operations of OrACORe/PIVOT and will be an integral member of the centers. The Research Assistant will work directly with the Principal Investigators of the centers, as well as numerous other faculty and staff members, to conduct clinical research involving musculoskeletal conditions. There will be opportunities to collect data, synthesize literature, and participate in writing sections of both manuscripts and grant proposals.

Responsibilities include

  • Conducting enrollment and follow-up telephone interviews of study participants
  • Scheduling and completing in-person study visits and performing musculoskeletal-based physical examinations and tests for clinical studies
  • Serving as a primary contact for study participants
  • Working with OrACORe/PIVOT faculty (clinicians, epidemiologists, and biostatisticians) to implement research studies, analyze data, and report research results
  • Performing electronic medical record reviews
  • Collecting and maintaining study data
  • Inputting data and producing reports

Position requirements

  • Must have a bachelor's degree with strong academic performance
  • Must have a demonstrated background in research or quantitative skills

Time Commitment


To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts to Chole Schulze at [email protected]