Current Job Openings
1) Summer Internship Program
The Center for Connected Health (CCH) is accepting applications for undergraduate and graduate student interns for summer 2014.
As a summer intern at CCH, you will be a member of an interdisciplinary research team comprised of clinicians, social and behavioral scientists, public health and healthIT professionals. Interns will participate in day-to-day CCH activities, including meetings with collaborators from affiliate institutions, other Partners centers, and corporate sponsors.
Graduate interns must select a research focus area and propose a project that can be completed during the 10-week summer internship. Projects may consist of exhaustive literature reviews, identifying funding opportunities and crafting a research proposal, secondary data analysis, and the design and collection of data to answer specific research questions. For all projects, graduate interns will work closely with Center research mentors and are expected to collaborate on co-authored reports, research proposals, or manuscripts due at the end of the summer program. Additionally, graduate interns will be expected to mentor and work effectively with undergraduate interns to complete projects. Three or four graduate students interns will be accepted for the summer internship.
Undergraduate interns will have a general interest in healthcare delivery and technology. During the summer, undergraduate interns will work with the CCH research staff and graduate interns on a variety of programs and research projects. Tasks could include, but are not limited to literature reviews, survey design, focus group coordination, data analysis, team presentations, patient recruitment/retention and overall administrative support. At the conclusion of the summer, undergraduate interns will complete a two-page summary of their activities and describe what they have learned during the internship program. CCH is planning to accept between two and five undergraduate interns.
Applications are due by March 17, 2014.
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2) Research Assistant
The Research Assistant provides research support for the Center for Connected Health’s research and patient programs. The Research Assistant participates in the enrollment and screening of research subjects, and in the collection and recording of research-related data in accordance with established study protocol. The Research Assistant works closely with the Research Fellows, Research Coordinators, and Project Managers to implement study protocols. Please note: this is a grant-funded position. While it is a regular, benefits-eligible position, the grant provides funding only until May 2015.
- Participates in and supports the planning, development, and implementation of clinical protocols in accordance with research parameters set out by the research fellows and principal investigator.
- Works with the project manager and research coordinator in the planning, scheduling, and implementation of day-to-day activities and procedures, ensuring efficient workflow and adequate care and treatment of research subjects and program participants.
- Screens, enrolls, and instructs research subjects for assigned research program(s).
- Helps to coordinate the recruitment of subjects, including implementing advertising and email strategies
- Assists in the collection, monitoring and management of data as required by established study protocol.
- Assists with collaboration and administrative coordination between investigators and ancillary departments, research subjects, sponsoring organizations, and/or regulating bodies.
- Represents and promotes the objectives and activities of research studies to various internal and/or external constituencies, as appropriate.
- Assists in creation and execution of statistical analyses for CCH clinical trials.
- Assists in program evaluation efforts, including data collection, consolidation and executing analysis plans outlined by the program evaluation team.
- Assists in providing administrative support to the research team including but not limited to scheduling meetings, setting up conference calls, managing expense reports.
- Assists in grant writing, administrative management of grant submissions by team members and acts as a liaison with grants management at MGH.
- Assists in manuscript preparation and submission to journals, managing manuscript revisions and assist with other dissemination strategies like creating posters, PowerPoint presentations etc.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records of all data
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team
- Interest in the use of technology in delivering healthcare
- Spanish speaking skills preferred
- Bachelors degree, Masters degree or research/clinical trials experience preferred.
- Proficiency with computer applications, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access), MS Sharepoint and the Internet
- Working knowledge of statistical concepts and use of preferred statistical software (ie. SAS, STATA) preferred.
- Knowledge of MS SSL tools, MS business intelligence tools preferred.
- Professional office setting
- Some local travel required
For more information and to apply, please contact Clare Flanagan at email@example.com