Research Program Coordinator, Medicine

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Research Program Coordinator develops and/or participates in study protocols, designs management and statistical plans, analyzes data and prepares final reports from study. This position is responsible for human subjects or laboratory research, depending on department and type of study assigned.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provides assistance and consultation on basic research or clinical trials methodologies and statistical analysis issues
  • Participates in the primary analysis of evaluation datasets
  • Designs and implements research projects focusing on health and interventions and their associated health outcomes
  • Assists evaluation staff in project design, appropriate procedures and conduct and coordination by establishing sample size requirements, calculating issues associated with various evaluation design options and consulting on appropriate statistical analysis for proposed evaluations
  • Documents and records observations on progress of research, investigations and data per regulatory requirements and MSMC protocols
  • Supervises subordinate personnel and offers guidance on research methods and techniques
  • Provides assistance to the Principle Investigator or Research Manager on grant applications
  • Assists in the development of budgets for research projects. Completes grant applications and proposals by developing pilot studies and generating pre-clinical data
  • Completes all Institutional Review Board (IRB) or IACUC and other regulatory applications and renewals
  • Develops consent forms, screens and enrolls patients, follows patients through course of study, collects and analyze data. (Clinical Research Only)
  • Develops policies and procedures within area of responsibility. Writes and amends protocols as necessary
  • Participates in conferences, meetings and seminars concerning research and surveillance projects
  • Collaborates with fellows on research projects and papers to be published
  • Maintains and submits the regulatory requirements for the FREEDOM Clinical Coordinating Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center. (Clinical Research Only)
  • Performs other related duties
  • Education: Master’s degree in Natural Sciences OR
    Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences plus 5 years of progressive research experience with some experience in research administration preferred 
  • Experience: 4 years of research experience (5 years if no Master’s degree) in data management and study coordination in healthcare or basic research

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. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

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. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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