Position Description Dr. Teena Shetty, a neurologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College, is looking for a full-time Research Assistant to work in the Neurology Department at HSS.
The successful applicant would be involved in a number of concussion-related research projects, including research studies from Marker AG and a new EEG study. This position will provide the opportunity to gain research experience, work directly with patients, and become exposed to daily life at a highly regarded teaching hospital. Research Assistants will also have the opportunity to work closely with a multidisciplinary concussion team and gain experience in an important area of scientific advancement as well as potentially be involved in the publication of journal articles.
Screening and recruiting patients into clinical trials
Consenting patients who are interested in participating in research
Administering neurocognitive assessments to concussion patients
Scheduling patients visits and follow-ups
Coordinating with research sponsors and other sites for multi-center studies
Editing and preparing manuscripts
Writing and updating IRB protocols
Assisting in the preparation of research presentations
Bachelor's Degree in arts or science (BA or BS)
A strong interest in medicine and gaining skills in clinical research and direct patient contact a plus
Familiarity with clinical data and statistical analysis a plus
Full-time, with a two-year commitment.
To apply, please email a cover letter (addressed to Dr. Shetty), resume, and unofficial transcript to Jonathan Westafer. Please be advised that three letters of recommendation may be requested.