Research Program Coordinator II - Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute (BMEII) at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai ( is seeking a Research Program Coordinator to work on a highly innovative NIH/NHLBI funded Program Project Grant P01HL131478, entitled “Stress and Atherosclerotic Plaque Macrophages – a Systems Biology Approach”, PI: Zahi A. Fayad. The goals of this 5-year project are (i) to provide mechanistic insights on how stress biologically affects macrophage dynamics, using mouse models of atherosclerosis; (ii) to develop translational imaging technologies that allow monitoring macrophage dynamics non-invasively in animal models and humans; and (iii) to employ the developed neuroimaging and cardiovascular technologies (MR/PET) to study how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) leads to atherosclerosis in humans. 

Under the guidance of Dr. Zahi Fayad, Director of BMEII, the coordinator will be responsible for the execution of the Program grant which comprises a diverse team of multi-institutional investigators with complementary expertise in vascular biology; cardiovascular immunology; imaging; cardiovascular disease; brain disease; and neuroscience. 


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative, financial and operational oversight for all aspects of the program project grant and subcontracts
  • Collaborate with the principal investigator (PI) and study team on all aspects of research program development and management
  • Track project activities and manage timelines for all projects
  • Organize study protocols for related research projects, developing and coordinating necessary administrative and regulatory paperwork, liaise with subawards and other sites on issues regarding grants
  • Data collection and management of patient clinical information, timely collection of protocol related samples including shipment to outside entities as required, obtain informed consent, collect, maintain and organize study information, and assist with other day-to-day operations as required
  • Completes all Institutional Review Board (IRB) or IACUC and other regulatory applications and renewals
  • Coordinate and participate in meetings of the internal and external advisory boards as needed as well as take minutes
  • Provides assistance to the Principle Investigator or Research Manager on grant applications
  • Perform other related work as required, which may include but not be limited to:
  • Organize seminar series and create agendas for speakers
  • Assist with annual progress reports to the sponsoring agency
  • Support director and managers with ad hoc projects or tasks
  • Education: Master’s degree in Business Administration or Healthcare (MBA, MPH, MHA, etc) a plus.
  • Experience: At least 3 years of management or supervisory experience in hospital or clinical research settings or related experience
  • Working knowledge Good Clinical Practice guidelines and Federal research regulations
  • The ability to plan, organize, facilitate and lead meetings, to develop programs, to manage research projects and to prioritize work across several Clinical Trial Sites is essential. Supervision, compliance, prioritization, operational oversight, planning and organizing meetings, committees and teams are essential
  • Basic mathematics and statistics required for developing reports, summaries and action planning
  • A strong ability and understanding on how to collect, analyze, interpret and prepare data for presentation (i.e., written, tabular, and graphical formats)
  • Proficiency in use of computers and software such as database management, spreadsheet, and word processing

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.


We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 


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