At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of General Pediatrics and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Division of General Pediatrics seeking an enthusiastic, intelligent, and organized individual for a full-time Clinical Research Specialist I position. Division members conduct health services research, behavioral intervention research, health disparities research, community-based participatory research, and clinical research across diverse content areas (e.g., asthma, HIV, obesity, mental health) using a range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. This position will help support research projects that strive to improve cancer outcomes (prevention, survivorship) through the application of decision science (simulation modeling, cost-effectiveness analysis) and epidemiologic methods.
This Clinical Research Specialist I will be responsible for:
Overseeing and coordinating daily operations of a study and research subcontracts.
Conducting literature searches and summarizing: the latest trends in the epidemiology of diseases of interest; modeling techniques commonly employed in the literature and the strengths/weaknesses of such techniques; standard of care, frequently used interventions, and research supporting new treatment or prevention opportunities.
Identifying and acquiring best available clinical, epidemiologic and cost data to parameterize disease simulation models.
Aggregating data and manage databases.
Analyzing and preparing graphs, charts and other visuals.
Authoring and publishing abstracts, poster presentations and research articles of model-based analyses and findings.
Assisting with grant writing, preparation and submissions.
Performing other duties as needed.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree, and a minimum three years of relevant work experience or Masters of Science and one year of relevant work experience. A Master's degree in health policy, public health, epidemiology, or closely related field preferred.
Interest in cancer prevention/survivorship, public health, epidemiology, or health economics
Excellent analytic, writing and communication skills.
Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in which the information or problems are moderately complex to complex.
Familiarity with statistical and graphing programs including R.
Self-motivation, proactivity, organization, with strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
The ability to prioritize assignments and become familiar with new topics quickly and attentiveness to details.
The ability to make a 2 year commitment and start on or around July 2019.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, 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). Discover your best.
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.
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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.