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Research Data Associate

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeed, FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:

 We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a per diem research data associate collaborating with our team. In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for providing a basic to moderate range of coordination of research studies conducted at the Medical Center. The candidate will work in conjunction with the PI to become proficient with- and assist with drafting and submitting manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals, support the recruitment of study participants, enrollment, grant submissions, research data collection, and coordination with the institutional review board. Interfaces directly with patients/subjects and Principal Investigator in support of the clinical trials if applicable. Establishes liaisons with relevant parties at the Medical Center that may include: administrators, institutional review board staff, clinical staff, and other regulatory Services. Works under general direction and will work with the PI to become familiarized with any tasks that they may require additional training.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required.
    Grants and seed funding: Helps to identify and support preparations for grant applications focusing on the use of technologies to help underserved patients with substance use disorders access care services. Collects and organizes required paperwork for submission if applicable. Follow up and coordinates resolution of all issues progress reports to the sponsors to fund medical research in the division.
    Reporting and analysis: Researches, compiles and consolidates data and conducts preliminary analysis for data collected for presentation to sponsoring, regulatory agencies, and peer reviewed journals. Provides reports to all necessary parties (e.g., the principal investigator, sponsoring agency, etc.) on the progress of the study as needed. Formulates, prepares database and generates preliminary measurement reports in coordination with the PI.
  • Continuous Learning: Position requires ongoing continuing education in all areas of research development (training programs are provided through the SOM). Promotes own professional growth and development in research role and maintains current expertise in area of practice. Serves as a resource to peers and works collaboratively with other disciplines within the area of expertise.
    Recruitment - Screens potential patients/subjects for eligibility to the study. This may include gathering information from the medical record, physician referral, advertisement and directly scheduling a visit to evaluate the patient/subject. Reviews all the elements of the screening process with the Principal Investigator that being: inclusion/exclusion criteria, completed informed consent, documentation of the event and the patient/subject willingness to participate in the study.
  • Data Management Responsible for collecting and auditing patient information for the research project(s). This may include abstraction of data from the patient chart (e.g., laboratory or diagnostic test results, surgical/radiation treatments delivered, adverse drug reactions, etc); abstraction of data for publications, or data collection from outside physicians offices. Audits and manages data from and into the database. Prepares forms and reports, compiles and analyses data, statistics, and other materials for reports. Conducts study visits, obtains and documents information within the time frame specified.
    Study Regulations - Aware of study regulatory status and keep an up to date copy of regulatory documents. Assists with the informed consent process and ensure that the patient/subject fully understands what is required of them throughout the study. Follows through regularly with the patient/subjects reminding them of visits and compliance. May monitor any outward effects or issues regarding patient/subject safety and report this to the Principal Investigator, Physician and Research Nurse.
  • Human Subjects Research As applicable, oversee the submission of necessary documents required by the NYU Institutional Board (IRB), NYU Office of Clinical Trials and any other appropriate parties in order to obtain approval to conduct human subjects research (e.g., ensures the update and submission of necessary documents and/or forms to appropriate destination). Might prepare, audit and submit monthly enrollment statistics to the Office of Clinical Trials, and provides other information in timely manner, as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a Associate's degree plus one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer literate with good interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate education in a relevant field (e.g., public health, psychology).
  • Prior experience with human subjects research and an interest in public health is highly preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint .
  • The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view NYU Grossman School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New York , Research Data Associate, Other , New York, New York

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