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Joslin Diabetes Center Project Manager (Clinical Research) in Boston, Massachusetts

The Project Manager (Vascular Cell Biology) will coordinate studies of those with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to identify and validate factors which have protected some individuals from complications related to diabetes, both on a cross-sectional and longitudinal basis. This individual will recruit patients, conduct study visits, handle biological specimens, prepare study communications and participate in preparation of research for public dissemination.

Please click link to learn more about the 50-year medalist study:

  • Coordinates all aspects of active studies associated with the Medalist Program (50-Year Medalist Study, Organ Donation Study, Cognitive Function Studies, Exercise Intervention, Champions, XCT).

    - Schedule patients - Process reimbursements - Advertise study - Manage over 900 patients
  • Optimized recruitment strategies and record keeping for the Medalist studies

  • Administers study questionnaires and collects patient data

  • Administers cognitive testing, Michigan neuropathy screening instrument and Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy check

  • Carries 24-hour on-call pager for post-mortem organ donation study

  • Processes and stores biological specimens

  • Assists in cleaning and preparing study data for analyses

  • May participate in the training of clinical research staff and assist in monitoring of their performance. Also, manage summer students and temporary office staff.

  • Edits grants and funding applications

  • Makes amendments to protocols and submit proper documentation to IRB

  • Assists in planning Medalist Celebrations every other year

  • Conducts independent research to contribute to abstract, grant and manuscript submission

  • Orders all supplies needed for study visits

  • Monitor Facebook group and other social media

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum 2 years clinical research experience

  • Microsoft Office

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Highly organized and efficient

  • Independent worker who is highly motivated

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment

  • Attention to detail, critical thinking, timeliness

Joslin Diabetes Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is the policy of Joslin to prohibit discrimination of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, marital/parental status, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Requisition Number (add R/N and FY after populates): R3220-19

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Street: One Joslin Place