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Oportunidad para dos asistencias de investigación en Nueva York

La Dra. Costas Muñiz está buscando un estudiante, preferiblemente con un BA en psicología y otro estudiante con interés en disparidades cáncer. El contrato seria por un año y medio con posibilidad de permanecer en una posición a tiempo completo, ideal para un estudiante graduado de psicología.

A continuación la descripción:


Research Study Assistant II - Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Spanish &/or Mandarin Fluency Strongly Preferred)

Added 02/06/2015 New York, NY Research - Clinical Job ID: 1726


Company Overview:

For over 130 years, the people of Memorial Sloan Kettering have been relentless pioneers in our single-minded focus on the prevention and cure of cancer. We are known for intensely innovative research that never stops, as well as for thoughtful, compassionate, and responsive patient care that treats the individual first.

Today, Memorial Sloan Kettering is the nation’s number one hospital in cancer care (U.S. News & World Report, 2014-15) because of our unified commitment to the people we serve. Find your life’s calling at a place that’s finding a better way.

Job Description:

The Research Study Assistant (RSA) will be an integral member of the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service (IHCD) within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. IHCD works towards equity of health for minority and immigrant populations through service, outreach, education, training and, research initiatives. As a part of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the RSA will work on a NYC multi-center study to address food insecurity among cancer patients in underserved communities, and a program to promote minority recruitment to clinical trial studies. He/she will be responsible for patient enrollment, patient interviews, medical chart reviews, data collection, data entry and management, along with various other research support duties.

Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; Mandarin and/or Spanish fluency required. Candidate should have some clinical research experience, excellent time management, organizational and communication skills, and a genuine interest in working in health disparities research. A 2 year minimum commitment is preferred. This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours (5 days) per week.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and carry out data collection (patient recruitment, administering data assessments)

  • Develop and maintain study databases, codebooks, and procedures for data entry and monitoring

  • Conduct regular audits of the data to ensure its accuracy and integrity

  • Ensure that patient registration, informed consent procedures, and handling of data meet all institutional and governmental requirements

  • Provide regular reports to the Research Manager and PI regarding study progress and challenges and work with the team to address any problems that arise;

  • Organize and participate in study meetings

  • Assist in the preparation of presentations and manuscripts

  • Perform literature searches and other tasks as needed

Position Requirements

  • Spanish and/or Mandarin fluency- with ability to read and write, strongly preferred

  • High School Diploma with 9-12 months MSK Research Study Assistant I clinical research experience at MSK or Bachelor’s Degree with at least 1 year of clinical research experience

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, ACCESS or SPSS software strongly preferred

  • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail

  • Superior interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills

  • Flexible and works well independently as well as in a team setting


MSKCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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