Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
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Descriptive Title: Clinical Research Associate I REF#: HS-R-7342-12-12-F
Budget Title: Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Neurology RF Line#: TBA
Grade: E.99 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. In lieu of degree, four years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four years may be considered. Two years of related clinical and/or research experience to include working knowledge of medical terminology. New York State RN license.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge and/or experience in Pediatrics and/or Neurology. Experience working with children or adolescents and families with chronic illnesses. Excellent verbal/written communication skills. Demonstrated working knowledge and good understanding of database systems (e.g. Microsoft Excel). Possess clinical research experience.

Brief Description of Duties: The Clinical Research Associate's primary purpose will be to screen patients, communicate with referring physicians and coordinate clinical care of children and adolescents with MS and related disorders, and, in so doing will support the growth of the clinical and research projects of the Lourie Center for Pediatric MS .
  • Screen patients, conduct all pediatric MS patient intakes, and facilitate follow up communications with referring physicians.
  • Assist in multidisciplinary clinical outpatient visits including vital signs, structured clinical assessments and blood draws.
  • Coordinate multidisciplinary clinical care of children and adolescents with MS and related disorders.
  • Collect and enter clinical and research data into a database.
  • Complete IRB training and assist with IRB submissions and renewals, including, but not limited to, writing and developing protocols and consent forms.
  • Perform quality control for research studies and confirm study criteria and eligibility.
  • Prepare biological samples for shipping.
  • Assist with preparation of manuscripts.
  • All other duties and related projects as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time position. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook University's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), clear a background investigation, submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

Regular contact with children.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:

Elayne Feld
Lourie Center for Pediatric MS
Department of Neurology

Health Sciences Center, T-12, Room 020
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8121
Fax#: (631) 444-6438



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/21/2012, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF SUNY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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Job Category: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.
Posting Date: 12/09/2012
Additional Categories: D) Health Service (including Physician Assistant, Patient Care Specialist).