Research Coordinator II

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Closing date
May 28, 2022

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Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist, Other
Organization Type

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Scoliosis at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is looking for a current med student or recent grad to fill our research coordinator position.

This is an opportunity to work side-by-side with TCH pediatric orthopedic surgeons, physicians and researchers. This position will expand your knowledge and exposure to the field of pediatric orthopedics and become involved in high-quality clinical and/or basic science research projects.

The research coordinator is guided through the research process from the development of a hypothesis to data collection, manuscript writing, and presentation at national and international orthopedic conferences. The coordinator has the opportunity to work independently on projects of special interest to him/her or on one of the current institutionally approved studies and is encouraged to interact and collaborate with the department's diversified faculty (each with his/her own area of special interest and expertise). Topics of focus include spine disorders, sports injuries, cerebral palsy, musculoskeletal tumors, foot/ankle disorders, hip disorders, limb deficiency, and thoracic insufficiency.

Job Duties

  • Participate in research activities which may include: subject recruitment, confirmation of subject eligibility, informed consent process, completion of case report forms, data clarification, IRB preparations and medical record abstraction.
  • Assist physicians/APPs/staff with preparing manuscripts, making presentation slides and posters, conducting literature reviews, updating study databases, and taking photographs in a clinical and operative setting.
  • Manuscript preparation may include: writing, referencing, editing, basic medical illustrating, statistical analysis, creating tables and charts, and preparing submissions for publication.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Experience Required: One year of relevant experience.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



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