Clinical Research Coordinator – Transgender Health Research Project

Website Massachusetts General Hospital

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

We are looking for an individual for a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) position within the Department of Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. The CRC will work on a behavioral science study regarding substance use, mental health, HIV prevention and care, and transgender health. Specifically, the CRC will coordinate this project with the principal investigator, the IRB, study participants, and community-based organization partners. This position is about a 2-year position (ending around Jan 2026) at 80% effort (~4 days/week) [eligible for benefits].

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Relevant activities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee and coordinate the recruitment, enrollment, and study visits of research participants
  • Maintains records and databases
  • Performs administrative support duties as required
  • Carry out study visits involving interviews and surveys
  • Coordinates operations of clinical research activities such as study documentation, reporting, & logistics
  • Act as a point of contact for the study
  • Train new study staff and trainees
  • Other responsibilities include maintaining participant databases, purchasing study supplies, leading and/or participating in weekly team/departmental meetings, and other various administrative tasks

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft-based software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook to process data and enhance communication.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort working with people
  • Affirming and nondiscriminatory attitudes and behaviors towards all people
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Good organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize
  • Adherence to protocol and regulatory guidelines
  • This position requires a high degree of motivation and self-sufficiency, although extensive training will be provided
  • Ability to problem solve effectively and independently

EDUCATION:

Minimum Required: High school diploma, GED or equivalent
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree, ideally in public health/psychology or related fields.
Equivalent Experience: Lived experience, advocacy, and community organization experience all will be considered in lieu of educational background.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous clinical research experience including work with research participants, conducting qualitative interviews, collection of clinical data (surveys), using REDCap databases, or familiarity with IRB requirements and regulatory documentation is beneficial but not required.
  • Lived experience, education, research experience, advocacy, and community organization experience will all be considered as beneficial background for this position.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This position is about a 2-year position (ending around Jan 2026) at 80% effort (~4 days/week) [eligible for benefits].
  • Open to discussing flexibility regarding days/hours and hybrid in-person/remote options. However, would need some availability for weekday daytime hours. Work may include exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects.
  • In-person work would take place at: Massachusetts General Hospital, Behavioral Medicine Program, One Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA

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