CLINICAL RESEARCH INTERN - Postbac Fellow
School of Medicine:
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Occupational SummaryClassification established to provide a formal Clinical Research internship opportunity for recent college/university graduates. Using a multidisciplinary model, incumbents are assigned responsibilities designed to provide exposure to and gain an overall understanding of the lifecycle of a clinical research project. The internship will generally involve a combination of learning and research support activities under the mentorship of a Principal Investigator (PI). Incumbents will receive regular and ongoing feedback from the mentor and are expected to produce a publication based on their learning experience. The maximum duration of the internship is 2 years. Work PerformedCollect experimental data for research protocols, including working with research subjects, running experimental procedures, and transferring data for non-complex studies outside of the Electronic Health Record (EHR). Assist with the following:
- Maintain study-specific equipment and processing of research sampleAnalysis of data with oversight from PI and study statisticiansDesign and programming of research experimentsPreparation of grant, conference abstract, and manuscripts
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