Research Specialist - Channing Division of Network Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA Full-time, Days
The Nurses’ Health Studies are a family of three large, prospective cohorts, which have contributed to public health knowledge and practice for several decades. The goal of the Nurses’ Health Studies is to identify behavioral and biological predictors of disease risk, for a wide range of chronic diseases. We are seeking a Candidate to serve in an exciting new position to oversee infrastructure operations. Oversight and leadership will broadly include central activities surrounding cohort data acquisition and management, including biospecimens. The Candidate will be supported by Senior Managers for the Data Collection, Biorepository, and Data Management infrastructure teams, and s/he will ensure effective and efficient interactions between research investigators, Senior Managers and staff. This is a novel opportunity to influence the practice of epidemiologic research into the future.
The Research Specialist position will entail:
Research Specialist will lead management of large family of epidemiologic cohorts, The Nurses’ Health Studies. Research Specialist will serve as the scientific/operational director for the Cohorts, and will oversee 3-4 Senior Managers.
Research Specialist will be liaison integrating the research visions of the Nurses’ Health Studies with the research infrastructure. Strong skills are needed in management, research operations, as well as basic epidemiology/clinical/population research.
Fundamental requirements include Master's degree or higher in public health or science-related field. In addition, excellent organizational skills are needed to ensure smooth functioning of multi-component infrastructure. Excellent interpersonal skills are needed, to communicate effectively with people from multiple levels and disciplines. Finally, high level of computer and database literacy are required.
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Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in healthcare and the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, expanding the boundaries of medicine through research, serving the needs of our local and global community, transforming the future of healthcare through education, or the personal satisfaction of stretching your talents— a career at BWH is unlike any other. Here you will find teamwork and collaboration are the norm. Our employees form a close-knit bond, based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients which forms the basis for our workplace culture known as the Brigham way.
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
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About Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow. With two outstanding hospitals, over 150 outpatient practices, and over 1,200 physicians, we serve patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world. BWH is a training ground for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals. We have 1,100 trainees in over 140 of the most sought after training programs in the world, and also host Harvard Medical School students in rotations throughout our programs. As our global health services expand, our clinical trainees have rich opportunities to contribute and learn in challenging environments around the world. Brigham and Women's Hospital is an EEO, AA, VEVRAA Employer.