Campus Description: Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 603 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Descriptive Title: Clinical Research Associate II REF#: HS-R-8416-14-01-S
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Medicine RF Line#: R2288000
Grade: E.99 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. In lieu of a degree, four years of experience managing large, multiple and complex clinical trials may be considered. Three years of full time related research experience in clinical trials. Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Additional years of related clinical trials experience to include experience with recruiting patients as study participants, submitting protocols, amendments, notices and terminations to the Institutional Review Board for review and approval, ensuring all required tests and exams are obtained and documented per study protocol, maintenance of records and patient education on the research process.

Brief Description of Duties: The Clinical Research Associate will work independently with general direction from the Project Director. The selected candidate will:
  • Assess eligibility of patients to become study participants; recruit suitable patients as study participants and obtain informed consent. May include various screening processes including chart review, screening patients admitted to the hospital or presenting for procedures. Personally discuss the details involved etc., with all enrolled patients. Answer patient questions regarding procedures and protocols as required.
  • Ensure all required tests and exams are obtained and documented on CRF's and source documents as per study protocol. Process blood and laboratory specimens as needed. This includes ensuring that all necessary procedures are followed and at the time required. Monitor patient safety criteria to ensure patients enrolled have test results within the identified parameters.
  • Prepare material for data presentations of study progress for funding agencies.
  • Ensure required patient follow-up visits are scheduled and completed per protocol.
  • Responsible for data collection for study analysis as well as maintain all records as required by study protocols and maintain patients' medical records/data during the study period.
  • Submit protocols, amendments, notices and terminations to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for review and approval. Revise protocol and consent forms as needed to comply with Federal, State and IRB guidelines. Responsible for reporting all adverse events. Must also review the contract between the sponsor and University Hospital. Assist with the analysis of the patient data ensuring that all required components are accurately entered into the various databases.
  • Patient/staff education: Educate patients, families, and cardiology staff on the research process and available protocols.

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.

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:

Luis Gruberg, M.D.
Dept of Medicine - Cardiology
Health Sciences Center, T16-020

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8160
Fax # 631-444-1054



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 01/17/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FEMALES, MINORITIES, DISABLED, VETERANS.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
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Job Category: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.
Posting Date: 01/05/2014
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