Job Summary We are looking for a talented, motivated research study assistant 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 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 Research Study Assistant will be responsible for the following:
Coordinating various clinical and translational research studies.
Recruiting and enrolling study participants in an inpatient and outpatient clinical setting.
Collecting and processing 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 the analysis of human sequence data, as well as translational research techniques.
To qualify, you must have the following:
Bachelor's degree in a scientific or health-related field
The analytical skills to resolve problems that require basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles. Experience using Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Enjoy working in a collaborative setting with existing team members
Effective communication skills with parents/study participants to explain the research protocol, obtain informed consent, obtain accurate information from them, and provide them with accurate information
Strong attention to detail with the ability to handle challenging and potentially competing for priorities in a fast-paced setting
The ability to take intake the initiative independently as well as in a team-based setting
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision, and dental insurance, childcare and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition, and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.
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.