CLIN RSCH CRD AST

June 7, 2022
Neuro-Memory and Aging
Full Time
Req Number: 
64265BR
Under the supervision of a Principal Investigator (PI), the incumbent will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of clinical studies and may receive training and development to prepare and advance for journey-level work at the next level within the series.

The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the PI with the clinical research programs in several areas, including but not limited to: Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), Huntington’s disease, spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs), multiple system atrophy (MSA), rapidly progressive dementias (including prion diseases, such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and antibody-mediated dementias), and other neurodegenerative diseases.

May be responsible for the coordination of one or more single or multi-site, active or follow-up clinical trials and/or observational studies; help prepare and maintain protocols for study initiation and follow-up; help design flow sheets, data forms and source documents; gather and interpret medical, surgical and laboratory data regarding clinical study subjects and alert the study physicians if any results are reported as abnormal and review all results in a timely manner with study physicians; apply inclusion/exclusion eligibility criteria for protocols; help recruit, enroll, register, schedule and retain study subjects at single or multiple study sites; record protocol-specific treatments and assure collection and shipment of samples; assist other research personnel to keep patients on study schedules and to make sure study visits run smoothly; complete study forms to submit to sponsors and/or appropriate agencies; collect, enter into and clean data in study databases, maintain data quality; assist with data analysis; assist with preparation of reports and tables using Microsoft Excel and other software; after training, assist physicians in minor procedures, such as lumbar punctures or skin biopsies; attend team meetings; and perform other duties as assigned. Position may involve, after appropriate training, running an MRI scanner and assisting study physicians who are performing lumbar punctures and other procedures.