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Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities: 

Full-time Clinical Research Coordinator position working with Dr. Dorothy Grice at the Tics, OCD and Related Disorders program. This position will be responsible for managing the day-to-day clinical-administrative and research activities conducted by Dr. Dorothy Grice and collaborators. The laboratory is particularly interested in the phenomenology, biology, epidemiology and genetics of tics, OCD and related disorders.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The RA will work to ensure that research protocols are implemented accurately and in a timely fashion. S/he will be the primary coordinator on research studies related to the genetic and biological aspects of Tourette Disorder, OCD and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • There are two consortia studies that include the collection of biological samples from international collaborators investigating genetic risk for psychiatric disorders.
  • S/he will also be responsible for recruitment, administration, and maintenance of our local collection of biological samples aimed an understanding risk for psychiatric disorders and other studies of Dr. Dorothy Grice.
  • Finally, s/he will manage clinical administrative activities of Dr. Dorothy Grice and those related to the Tics, OCD and Related Disorders program.
  • Daily activities include:
    • Study recruitment, administration, and data storage/maintenance
    • Managing IRB approval and compliance documentation for all ongoing studies
    • Coordinating shipment of samples from both national and international sites
    • Organizing DNA samples for genotyping and sequencing
    • Coordinating recruitment reporting and sample and data transfer related to molecular analyses, and monitoring resource allocation and sample tracking
    • Phone screen callers and managing new intakes to the clinic
    • Management of research and clinic funds
    • Manages publications and media for OCD program
    • Assist in timely preparation grant applications, progress reports
    • Coordinates meetings and conference calls for research and clinic teams
    • The RA will work to ensure that research protocols are implemented accurately and in a timely fashion
  • BA/BS or MS in relevant field required (Biology, Neuroscience, Genetics, Psychology or related areas)
  • Substantial lab and research experience in college setting as well as relevant coursework
  • Computer and General Skills:
  • Microsoft word, PowerPoint, and Excel- Intermediate
  • Willingness to learn other programs as necessary
  • Skilled assistance with general academic tasks such as preparation of manuscripts, abstracts, posters and PowerPoint files is expected
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Organized, resourceful, and detailed-oriented
  • Able to work independently on assigned projects
  • Must be facile with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong multi-tasking, project and time management, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Familiar with NIH (or other sponsor) grant submission process to assist PI in submission of grants
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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