Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program (P-MAP) under the direction of Vilma Gabbay, M.D., M.S., is a unique program in the greater New York metropolitan area dedicated exclusively to the study and treatment of adolescent depression and related problems.


We are currently seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s level candidate for the position of Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC). The CRC will support the day-to-day activities of the research studies. Additionally, the CRC will be responsible for scheduling, management, subject recruitment, and administrative coordination of several studies investigating adolescent psychopathology using neuroimaging, blood analysis, and clinical trial methodologies.


This position takes direction from the Principal Investigator, Dr. Vilma Gabbay, and post-doctoral fellows to assist in facilitation of laboratory activities and implementation of research protocols.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist PI with grant writing and management
  • Assist PI with editing research articles and preparing poster presentations
  • Recruit participants
  • Perform literature searches
  • Create and manage databases and prepare data for analysis
  • Create and organize study binders
  • Schedule visits and maintain study schedules for each patient
  • Administer assessments and collect vital signs from study patients
  • Collect data including parent, teacher and clinician forms
  • Escort patients for blood draws and MRI scans
  • Order study supplies
  • Submit annual protocol summary forms and consent forms to the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience, Psychology, or a related field
  • A strong background in biology or neuroscience; and prior research and/or clinical experience
  • This is a two-year commitment starting in August of 2018
  • Prior experience in performing neuroimaging and neuropsychological studies. 1 year of laboratory or clinical experience
  • Computer and General Skills:
    • Microsoft Office – Advanced
    • Research theory training/experience (through previous research lab experience)
    • Excellent written and oral communication
    • Organized, resourceful, and detailed-oriented
    • Strong multi-tasking, project and time management, problem-solving and organizational skills
    • Familiarity with the 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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