We are looking for a talented, motivated clinical research assistant who is eager to learn and work in a quickly adaptive environment to join Dr. Scott Snapper's Lab in the IBD Center at Boston Children's Hospital. You will be working with a team of clinical research coordinators in a collaborative, pre-professional environment and will be involved in an exciting area of research that is focused on better understanding the genetic, environmental, and microbial factors that lead to the pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. To advance our understanding of this complex disease, we leverage expertise in gastroenterology, mucosal immunology, genomics/bioinformatics, and translational medicine.
The Clinical Research Assistant will be responsible for: * Coordinating various clinical and translational research studies. * Recruiting and enrolling study participants in an inpatient and outpatient clinical setting. * Collecting and processing of biological specimens. * Completing data entry for active studies. * Assisting with the analysis of clinical metadata compiled through various databases. * Performing a variety of innovative translational and clinical research studies. * Depending on need and interest, involvement in studies related to analysis of human sequence data, as well as translational research techniques.
To qualify, you must have... * A Bachelor's degree in a scientific or health related field with 0-2 years of clinical and/or lab experience. * The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles. * Experience using Microsoft Excel. * Enjoy working in a collaborative setting with existing team members. * Effective communication skills with parents/study participants in order to explain the research protocol, to obtain informed consent, to obtain accurate information from them, and to provide them with accurate information. * Strong attention to detail with the ability to handle challenging and potentially competing priorities in a fast-paced setting. * The ability to take initiative, work independently as well as in a team-based setting.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3106255
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.