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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:

The Trauma and Resilience Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a highly motivated Clinical Research Coordinator to work in the laboratory of Dr. Adriana Feder, MD. The Trauma and Resilience Program conducts clinical and translational research in resilience and stress-related disorders in trauma-exposed populations. The research coordinator will work full time for the duration of the proposed project, “Neuroimaging of Resilience in World Trade Center Responders: A Focus on Emotional Processing, Reward and Social Cognition”, and will work under the direct supervision of the MSSM PI, Dr. Feder.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of this project. Specific tasks will include:
    • Engaging in outreach efforts to contact participants by postal mail, email, and telephone
    • Conducting phone screens over the phone of potential participants to determine their eligibility for the study
    • Maintaining all related study databases
    • Instructing participants on the study processes and answering any questions regarding study procedures and details
    • Instructing participants on and overseeing all MRI procedures
    • Organizing sample collection and storage including blood and stool samples
    • Monitoring progress of participant’s biological sample processing
    • Managing participant compensation
  • Compiling IRB- and GCO-related submissions and ensuring all necessary approvals are current
  • Assisting in the preparation of conference presentations and manuscripts
  • Managing study fund and maintaining up-to-date budget
  • Hiring, training and supervising clinical research interns
  • Related administrative tasks
  • In addition, psychology students who volunteer to participate in research internships at the Trauma and Resilience Program at Mt. Sinai will assist the study coordinator in completing study tasks under the supervision of the coordinator and Dr. Feder
  • Performs other related duties
  • B.A. in Psychology or a related field
  • At least 1 year of clinical research experience preferred
  • Experience with neuroimaging research (MRI) strongly preferred
  • Computer and General Skills:
    • Strong computer skills necessary
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and organizational skills
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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