Clinical Research Coordinator for Haiti Research
This role will be based on Boston with ~25% travel to Haiti.
The MGH Center for Global Health (CGH) serves as a hub for the hospital’s global health community. It allows MGH to amplify its commitment to and advancements in research, innovation, and compassionate care in ways that impact the lives of the most underserved people – across the country and around the globe. Its strategic focus areas include:
• Facilitating partnerships with academia, governments, philanthropists and corporations to expand the footprint of global health initiatives.
• Supporting research and innovations to maximize breakthroughs to address some of global health’s most pressing issues.
• Promoting nursing leadership and increasing quality of patient care in the most underserved communities.
• Expanding bi-directional education and learning of the next generation of global health scientists, researchers, and clinicians.
• Responding to humanitarian emergencies —natural or man-made.
The clinical research coordinator will work on multiple studies under the supervision and mentorship of Sr. Program Manager, Research and Principal Investigator engaged in social science and clinical research in Haiti and/or other settings. These studies are related to cholera surveillance and prevention, typhoid, tuberculosis, COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
This is a 2-year funded position with potential for renewal.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following activities:
- Manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
- Coordinate all research activities including data collection, cleaning and quality control
- Assist with the creation of and/or training on project-specific data collection systems
- Conduct preliminary data analysis and report summary of results with guidance from the PI
- Perform systematic literature reviews and synthesize relevant data
- Aid in abstract and manuscript preparation, as well as presentation of study results
- Prepare Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and monitor for renewals
- Organize and take minutes at group meetings when applicable
- Help to prepare slides and/or posters for presentations
- Monitor grant budgets and review quarterly financial reports
- Provide general administrative support to all project members including logistics (e.g. scheduling meetings, submitting receipts, ordering materials)
- Liaise with local and international partner organizations to provide program support.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree, at a minimum, with demonstrated interest research. The successful candidate will have some experience with quantitative data. This position will require superior communication, organizational, and time management skills. Additional qualifications include:
- French or Haitian Creole proficiency required
- Intellectual independence and initiative
- Proficiency with standard office software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and standard internet applications
- Familiarity with other software packages, or ability to learn new ones, such as Stata, SAS, R, Redcap, NVIVO, or Microsoft Access is a plus
- Background/ experience in international health and social justice preferred.
- Ability to travel internationally up to 25% of the time.
Computer skills, as described above, required. The candidate must have excellent English language (spoken and written) skills. Must demonstrate superior organizational, administrative, leadership and communication skills. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Primary Location MA-Boston-MGH Main Campus
Work Locations MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit Street Boston 02114
Organization Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Standard Hours 40
Shift Day Job
Employee Status Regular
Recruiting Department MGH The Center for Global Health
Job Posting Oct 25, 2021