Full-time, Paid, Research Coordinator, Orthopedic Surgery

February 24, 2023

Fri., Jan. 13

The Division of Hand Surgery at NYU Langone Health

Position Description 
The Division of Hand Surgery at NYU Langone Health is seeking a research coordinator. Under the direction of their faculty, the coordinator will work on a variety of retrospective and prospective clinical studies which focus on a range of conditions of the hand and participate in all operational aspects of ongoing clinical research in the Division of Hand Surgery.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Helping faculty to enroll patients into clinical studies
  • Collecting data at patients’ follow up visits
  • Overseeing data entry and management
  • Completing, maintaining, and updating all study-related IRB documentation
  • Ensuring IRB compliance and ethical approval
  • Creating, cleaning, updating, and maintaining electronic study databases
  • Organizing regulatory binders, study documents, and paper copies of data
  • Coordinating research activities of the hand division
  • Documenting proceedings during research meetings
  • Performing data collection for retrospective studies using EPIC
  • Preparing documents to apply to grants and other sources of funding
  • Performing thorough literature searches in preparation for new studies or writing manuscripts
  • Working cohesively with faculty, fellows, residents, and administrative research staff
  • Capturing surgical technique videos

Position Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate college degree
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Familiarity with data management/analysis programs, including some of the following: Microsoft Excel, SPSS, REDCap, and Research Navigator a plus
  • Fluency in the usage of Microsoft Office Suite a plus
  • Experience with electronic medical records a plus

Time Commitment
Full-time, with a one-year commitment starting in May or June 2023. Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. May include other variable hours.


Please send the application below as well as a cover letter and resume to Paul Izard.

  1. If you are planning to apply to any graduate programs (MD, PhD, etc.), list when you are applying and when you expect to matriculate. Current medical students, please list when you expect to graduate.
  2. If you are planning to take any standardized tests (MCAT, GRE, USMLE, etc.) during this research year, or have recently tested, please list exam date(s).
  3. Please list any past research experience. Specify whether the research was clinical or non-clinical, the dates (in the format: MM/YYYY to MM/YYYY), and specific duties.
  4. Why are you interested in this position?
  5. Describe any past experiences or skills that make you a good fit for this position.
  6. List your availability for a Zoom interview.