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Clinical Research Coordinator - CHeT Innovation (2020)

We are seeking a motivated individual interested in joining a team that is transforming healthcare through novel applications of technology. We have reached almost a million patients with Parkinson disease across the United States and in 70+ countries on 6 continents to fulfill our vision of providing patient-centered care and education 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:

  • Conduct in-person and remote study visits for research projects involving the use of technology (including smartphone apps, wearable sensors, and passive monitoring systems) to assess neurological disorders. Studies and projects include: ; ;
  • Draft research protocols, coordinate recruitment, enrollment, and evaluation of research participants in these and other single or multi-center research studies
  • Collect and analyze data, submit abstracts to and attend conferences nationally, and draft and edit manuscripts
  • Help coordinate a statewide telemedicine program ( for individuals with Parkinson disease, in which we use videoconferencing to provide in-home, patient-centered care
  • Assist with production and dissemination of an educational TV series, ParkinsonTV (, whose first two seasons have reached 800,000 individuals

Position benefits include:

  • Quickly become a published author in leading peer-reviewed journals (our work has been published in leading scientific journals including Nature, JAMA, NEJM, and Cell)
  • 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
  • Develop sales, marketing, and contract negotiation skills

Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of research, coordination, and/or technology experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Two year commitment preferred. Start date flexible: January through July 2020. The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.