Hiring an Administrative Research Assistant

This entry level position based in our Waltham office will support our Epidemiology and Biostatistics teams on research projects that include patients with musculoskeletal, rheumatic and other inflammatory diseases and conditions, as well as dermatologic patients. The Research Assistant will provide support for Clinical Research Managers, Clinical Epidemiologists, Analytic Coordinators, Biostatisticians, the Medical Writer, Business Operations Manager and Department Administrator assisting with scheduling, deliverable preparation and maintaining study documentation

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Administrative Research Assistant will play a role in the following functional capacities:

  • Maintain calendars for the Biostatistics and Epidemiology team. This includes coordinating meetings within the company as well as with investigators and subscribers.
  • Arrange face to face meetings including all logistics (date/time, location, catering, etc.).
  • Assist in preparation of reports to subscribers summarizing results of statistical analyses, including formatting and filling tables, and reviewing study data for accuracy
  • Contribute to the editing of abstracts for submission to scientific meetings, formatting slide decks for podium presentations, and preparation of manuscripts for journal submission
  • Complete literature searches and retrieve relevant articles
  • Support planning, preparation and implementation for team conference calls with subscribers, including creating agendas and documenting meeting minutes
  • Develop study materials, manuals of operation and consent forms
  • Help document policies, protocols and procedures for the Epidemiology and Biostatistics groups, including manuals of operation (MOPs), standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Participation in a variety of weekly conference calls and in person meetings
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree, background in science preferred
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of completing very detail-oriented tasks
  • Demonstrated accuracy with study data
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • High level of decorum in matters relating to confidential information
  • Comfortable with fast-paced environment and able to simultaneously work on several projects
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; Word and Excel required
  • Interest in auto-immune disease, epidemiology and/or biostatistics, pharmacoepidemiology, and/or medicine
  • Completion of Human Subjects Protection (HSP) training (provided by Corrona)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Remote position
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%
  • Travel within the US – up to 15%
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