GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
A Research Study Coordinator II position is available in the Macular Degeneration Center of Excellence at University of Massachusetts Medical School. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the individual will work closely with the principal investigator, other study staff and collaborators, to carry out protocols involving subject recruitment, clinical data collection, and laboratory database management. Will also make calls to study subjects and laboratories to arrange specimen collection and prepare kits for sending and receiving specimens. There will be opportunities to attend and present results at scientific research meetings.
Applicants must have a degree in the sciences or health care related area with previous clinical research experience. Good communication skills and knowledge of maintaining databases is also required. The center specializes in research related to patients with retinal dystrophies and macular degenerations.
For more information, please see: https://www.umassmed.edu/seddonlab
Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee
Supervise and direct the activities of data collection employees, lab technicians & research coordinator I’s
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Usual office environment, Dry and wet laboratory, human subjects and blood, saliva and eye tissue specimens