Research Support Specialist

Location
Stony Brook, Suffolk County
Posted
Jun 09, 2014
Campus Description: Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 603 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Budget Title: same as above

REF#: HS-R-9010-14-06-S

Department: Medicine

Salary: $35,000 - $45,000

Grade: N.11

Research Foundation Support Position

RF Line#: R2434000

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in related field. Must have solid research experience relating to the collection of tissue from surgical resections and endoscopic procedures and isolate intact RNA and DNA from patients' tissue and blood samples and bacterial culture. Must also have experience in micro biomedical research along with clinical research experience to include assisting with patient enrollment, ordering laboratory tests per study protocol and maintaining records and database. Proficiency with Excel, databases and statistical data analysis software.

Preferred Qualifications: Six months of clinical research experience. Previous experience with various molecular biology techniques including reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction assays, quantitative polymerase chain reactions.

Brief Description of Duties: The Research Support Specialist will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Collection of tissue from surgical resections and endoscopic procedures, extraction of DNA and RNA from tissue and blood samples, perform microbiology techniques including reverse transcriptase polymerase and chain reaction assays.
Assist with:
  • Assessment of eligibility of patients to become study participants.
  • Ensuring the diagnostic and laboratory tests are ordered as per study protocol.
  • Collection of clinical trial patient data within the institution and outside networks.
  • Assist Director with information database via computer data entry.
  • Maintain all records as required by study protocol.

Other Duties: As assigned by supervisor.

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, Resume and Cover Letter to:

Ellen Li
Division of Gastroenterology
Health Sciences Center, T17-060

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8173
Fax # 631-444-8886




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Job Category: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.
Posting Date: 06/08/2014
Additional Categories:PI78904047