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Boston University RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR,MED School of Medicine, Neurology in BOSTON, Massachusetts

RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR,MED School of Medicine, Neurology 

Category

Research

Job Location

BOSTON, MA

Tracking Code

2557

Salary Grade

Grade 44

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

We are seeking talented individuals to serve as a Research Project Coordinator for the Boston University (BU) Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center at the National Coordinating Center for the DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project. The DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project is an NIH-funded, 7-year, multi-center, multidisciplinary, longitudinal clinical research study of CTE. The primary goals of the project are to: develop methods of diagnosing the neurodegenerative disease, CTE, during life, refine and validate diagnostic criteria for the clinical diagnosis of CTE, and investigate genetic and head impact exposure risk factors for CTE. The National Coordinating Center is located within the BU CTE Center at BU School of Medicine. All baseline evaluations (on former NFL players, former collegiate football players, and men with no contact sport or military history) are complete, with follow-up evaluations being conducted remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize monthly multi-disciplinary consensus diagnostic meetings with collaborating investigators and study staff, including writing participant cases

  • Communicate with research participants to collect and disseminate study data, via study results, medical record requests

  • Develop educational materials and lay summaries of scientific publications for the participants and for website/social media

  • Assist with preparation and distribution of study materials, including neuropsychological testing materials, participant documents, and blood kits

  • Assist with management of study databases, including quality assurance checks, data analyses, and manuscript preparation

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. ”

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