Clinical Research Coordinator
seeking a motivated individual interested in joining a team that is
transforming healthcare through novel applications of technology. Using
web-based videoconferencing, we have reached patients with Parkinson disease across
the United States and in 20 countries on 6 continents, to fulfill our vision of
providing patient-centered care to anyone, anywhere. We are looking for a self-starter
with independent research experience who demonstrates familiarity with
videoconferencing technology, web design and marketing, writing, and scientific
literature review. Successful applicants will demonstrate a diverse skill set,
adaptability, and an aptitude for independent and team endeavors alike.
Position responsibilities include:
- Help coordinate a statewide telemedicine program (www.pdcny.org) for individuals with Parkinson disease, in which we use videoconferencing to provide in-home, patient-centered care. Our program has received considerable media attention, and our work has been published in leading scientific journals including Nature, JAMA, NEJM, and Cell.
- Help expand our program to other chronic conditions (e.g., Huntington disease, Multiple Sclerosis), conduct telemedicine visits, assist patients in accessing care virtually, and coordinate care for patients enrolled in our program.
- Draft research protocols, coordinate recruitment, enrollment, and evaluation of research participants in single or multi-center research studies of individuals with Parkinson disease, Huntington disease, and other chronic conditions
- Collect and analyze data, submit abstracts to and attend conferences internationally, and draft and edit manuscripts
Position benefits include:
- Quickly become a published author in leading peer-reviewed journals
- Present abstracts at national and international research conferences
- Gain exposure to patients in clinical settings and through support networks
- Work closely with national leaders in Parkinson disease and Huntington disease care and research
- Learn how to develop and execute research studies
- Help transform how care is delivered to patients with chronic conditions
- Develop close relationships with the patients for whom you coordinate care
Bachelor’s degree required. Two year commitment preferred. Start in June 2018 preferred. The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.