The Clinical Research Core at Weill Cornell Medicine in Qatar (WCM-Q) supports and develops clinical research within the College in collaboration with the College’s faculty, research staff, and affiliated healthcare organizations.
The Clinical Research Core is also involved in multiple projects to support the community in Qatar. The focus of the appointed CRC will be to work on initiatives to improve the health of individuals engaged in multiple projects led by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, Qatar.
Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or Associate Director, Clinical Research Core on sponsored research projects, the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) collects, receives, maintains and organizes study data related to clinical studies.
Input and maintenance of routine standard clinical data into the central electronic clinical research database. Keeping and maintaining of paper files as required
Assists in conducting clinical trial visits when needed. Assists in obtaining informed consent under supervision of the investigator(s) and assists in acquiring clinical specimens and data as required by the protocol.
Assists lab technicians and investigators in preparing requested specimens to be available and reporting on specimen amounts.
Assists with the review and comparison of source documents with electronic input to ensure accuracy.
Responsible for tracking and maintenance of portable electronic devices daily.
Responsible for understanding the workflow of Clinical Research Coordinators to ensure a seamless data flow.
Assists in tracking and maintaining orders on inventory and disposal of material related to studies.
Attends meetings regularly with CRCs, investigators and senior staff. Prepares data for meetings as requested.
Becomes familiar with running study related equipment. Coordinates vacations, etc with other team members to ensure smooth workflow.
Performs other job related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in science or M.D.
One or more years’ study or work experience in clinical research or related activities is mandatory.
Intermediate computer experience required for data entry and troubleshooting.
Previously demonstrated ability to communicate in both scientific written reports and professional presentations
Advanced computer skills preferred.
Proficiency in spoken Nepali, Urdu, Malayalam, Hindi, Bengali or Tamil language skills
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Advanced time management and organizational skills
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
Work is approximately 70% clinical and lab based, 30% computer based.
May require extended and varying work hours to meet demands.
Work may include obtaining biological materials, using chemical substances requiring careful use and the use of protective devices and clothing.
Must be able to lift 10 lbs unaided.
Licenses and Certifications
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar
Foundation. The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM-Q offers an integrated program of pre-
medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first year pre-medical students in fall 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007.
WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission :
to provide the finest education possible for medical students
to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge
to improve health care both now and for future generations
to provide the highest quality of care to the community
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Minorities / Females / Vet / Disabled employer.