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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Associate Research Coordinator.
Seeking an Associate Research Coordinator for a new Pediatric Undiagnosed Diseases Program at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine / Hassenfeld Children's Hospital. This position will involve a unique mix of both research and patient interaction to help find diagnoses for children with rare and atypical undiagnosed diseases that are suspected to have a genetic cause. The Program will use the latest genomics technologies that are not yet readily available clinically, including whole-genome sequencing, RNA-sequencing, custom genomic analyses, and studies of patient-specific stem cell lines. This is a unique opportunity to learn and apply cutting-edge genomics technologies while also helping families struggling to find a diagnosis. This position in New York City will involve work with clinical geneticists, human genetics researchers, molecular diagnostics laboratories, and other basic and translational scientists at NYU School of Medicine's Center for Human Genetics & Genomics, the Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology, and the Children's Hospital.
About the Principal Investigator: Dr. Gilad Evrony received his undergraduate degree from MIT and completed an M.D. and Ph.D. at Harvard Medical School, with graduate research at Boston Children's Hospital. He has been recognized with the Science Magazine-Eppendorf award and the MIT Technology Review worlds top innovators under 35 award (TR35) for his genomics research. Dr. Evrony completed clinical training in pediatrics at Mount Sinai Children's Hospital where he co-founded the hospitals Undiagnosed Diseases Program before coming to NYU.
Maintaining awareness and compliance with federal/state/local study regulations, regulatory documents, and developing IRB (Institutional Review Board)-approved research protocols.
Reporting of results to subjects, including providing genetic counseling, interpreting evaluation findings for subjects, and providing resources for psychosocial support and research advocacy.
Sample procurement and coordination for genome sequencing and other analyses.
Comprehensive review of subjects medical records.
Recruitment and enrollment of subjects.
Analysis, research, and curation of genetic variants with deep investigation of the scientific and medical literature.
Bachelor's degree in life sciences, allied health or equivalent in a related discipline and 0-1 years¿ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills. Must be able to work under the direction of supervision. Ability to operate research related equipment. Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as World, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications. Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Time management skills and ability to work well under pressure.
Master's degree in Genetic Counseling, or another advanced degree in a clinical field (i.e. Nurse Practitioner or Medical Doctor), health care administration, or related discipline. Preferred (but not required) three years of progressively responsible related experience coordinating clinical/research studies.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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