RESEARCH SPECIALIST, School of Medicine, Framingham Heart Study Tracking Code22500557150322Job Description
The Research Specialist will manage a diet, exercise, and diabetes prevention study at the Framingham Heart Study using new glucose sensor technology (continuous glucose monitors). This Research Specialist will actively participate in the evaluation of research study participants, explain dietary assessment protocols, and apply the glucose sensor (with training provided). Job expectations include reviewing charts, keeping logs, maintaining protocol adherence, preparing reports and attending staff meetings. They will also be asked to provide clinical and administrative support to ensure quality and consistency of exam operations at the Heart Study. We are specifically looking for someone with an interest in nutrition, physical activity, and diabetes prevention. The person who accepts this position may have the opportunity to participate in developing research questions and interpreting results, but primary responsibilities will be engaging with research participants and the collection of study data. The Research Specialist must have a friendly affect and be comfortable working with study participants.
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in health science field
- 1-3 years’ experience, familiarity with medical terminology
- Position location: Framingham MA, no remote work
- Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm. Occasional Saturdays required.
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Job LocationFramingham, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular