Research Coordinator, Aging Brain Center

Dec. 05, 2013

Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is working to chart the course forsenior life as our country faces an unprecedented demographic challenge. We are a nonprofit,non-sectarian organization devoted to innovative geriatric research, senior health care, andhousing that promote independence and well-being.

Together, our 2500 employees represent an unparalleled combination of experience, optimism, vision, and determination. They believe that all people are empowered to think, dream, and achieve goals at all phases of life – during their careers and beyond.

Research Coordinator: Aging Brain Center

This Research Coordinator position is placed at the Aging Brain Center (ABC), a Harvard Medical School affiliate. The duties will be wide-ranging and cutting across multiple projects and initiatives of ABC. This position will directly support the Director of the Aging Brain Center on numerous projects, including grant preparation, manuscript development, active studies, and training initiatives. She/he will update and maintain bibliographies and websites, identify funding sources, assist with questionnaire development and training materials, assist with the development and maintenance of guidelines, manuals, and documentation, and provide grant and manuscript writing support. The Research Coordinator must be experienced in scientific writing and literature searches, and willing to gain experience/training in website management, academic grant writing, and all aspects of clinical epidemiological research. This position is excellent for an individual planning to apply for medical or graduate school. A two year commitment is required.

The ideal candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Prior research experience in healthcare or related industry is preferred but not required. Computer literacy, proactive and positive approach to work, and flexibility with regards to project demands required. Minimum Bachelor’s degree required. Please apply online at Position #4948

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