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Bioethics Clinical Research Associate - Hybrid

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Job Description:


The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a full-time Clinical Research Associate for a non-laboratory research position. The individual hired will be responsible for providing research support on various research projects related to bioethics and health policy.

The Clinical Research Associate will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Dr. Amy McGuire, the Leon Jaworski Professor of Medical Ethics and Director of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy.

This is a hybrid position and will be based in Houston, TX. The start date for this position is flexible. Candidates finishing master’s degree programs in Spring 2024 are encouraged to apply.

In addition to supporting the Center’s robust research program, the Clinical Research Associate will have the opportunity to participate in professional and academic development sessions hosted by the Center. Such development opportunities include speaker series, grand rounds and peer mentorship. The Center promotes an intellectually stimulating and collaborative environment conducive to academic excellence.

The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy cultivates a culture of intentionality, respect, inclusivity, and collaboration. We offer intellectual, social, and professional development opportunities to promote a meaningful work experience. We are reflective and mindful of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion in both interactions with one another.

For more information about Baylor College of Medicine and the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, visit our website at .

Job Duties
  • Provide daily research support for ongoing projects, including organizing project files, scheduling project activities and meetings, taking meeting minutes, and coordinating with co-investigators, collaborators, and project personnel across multiple sites to move projects forward.
  • Coordinate recruitment and enrollment for study participants.
  • Maintain project databases, including collecting and tracking data and reporting on project components to ensure timelines are adhered to and deadlines are met.
  • Assist with quantitative research data coordination and management, for example, contributing to instrument development and refinement, programming surveys instruments, executing data collection, data cleaning and quality control oversight, and creating data visualizations in Excel.
  • Maintain manuals of procedure for projects and oversees study-related documentation.
  • Conduct comprehensive literature searches in the areas of bioethics, social science, health policy and biomedical sciences.
  • Assist with document preparation and references for publications and new project proposals.
  • Attend project meetings.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in bioethics, humanities, public health, social sciences or related field. Master’s degree can be accepted in lieu of experience requirement.
  • Strong interest in bioethics, health policy, genomics, neuroethics, public health, and/or related issues.
  • Experience with data management and quantitative methodologies.
  • Experience with data analysis software programs (e.g., Excel, SPSS, STATA).
  • Ability to display a professional, positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills and communication skills required and must be able to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines.
  • Team oriented, collaborative mindset with an interest in creating value in any situation with insightful questions and suggestions.
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, efficient, and strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in accepting work assignments with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks, understand processes, and resolve issues.
Requisition ID: 18105


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