Clinical Research Assistant

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

ID: 7073906 (Ref.No. dfb7b327)
Posted: January 9, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Clinical Research Assistant

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

Cleveland Clinic

Job Summary:

A full-time Research Assistant needed to work in the Vascular Medicine Section of Cardiovascular Medicine assisting with the management and implementation of clinical research. 

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Enrolling and consenting patients for participation in disease registries and other research studies
  • Phlebotomy and specimen management
  • Conducting baseline and follow-up research visits
  • Administering research questionnaires 
  • Performing study procedures within the scope of training
  • Data abstraction and entry
  • Conducting literature searches
  • Maintaining research regulatory documents
  • Completion of IRB documentation 
  • Other research duties determined by supervising physicians

Position Offers:

-On-the-job training in medical research, phlebotomy, and other study procedures

-Exposure to all aspects of clinical research and to non-invasive vascular testing

-Opportunities for co-authorship of publications in peer-reviewed medical journals

-Exposure to the scientific peer-review publishing process

-Opprtunities to see and contribute to research in very rare diseases

-Opportunity to attend academic medical conferences


The ideal candidate will have a strong science background and outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with an interdisciplinary team to achieve research objectives is critical. A minimum one-year commitment is required.  This is an excellent position for someone interested in a career in medicine or clinical research.

This position will have a tentative February 2021 start date to accommodate  training. 

Please submit:

  1. A Resume/CV.
  2. A short letter of interest.
  3. Contact information for three referees.

Scott J. Cameron, M.D., Ph.D.

Section Head of Vascular Medicine


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