Research Scientist I
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Research
Posted on January 25, 2023
Research Scientists are individuals holding a MD or equivalent terminal degree who play a major role in enabling the Trauma research program through collaborative and collegial interactions with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, staff and collaborators. The Research Scientist will work closely with the Director of Research, Clinical Research Manager and Trauma Surgeons to oversee Trauma research projects and clinical trials conducted at University Medical Center to ensure compliance with protocol, federal, and institutional requirements.
The primary responsibility of the Research Scientist is to act as a liaison between the hospital, sponsor, patient, investigator and collaborators to implement Trauma research and clinical trials. Responsible for designing and conducting community consultation and public disclosure for Exception From Informed Consent (EFIC) trials. Recruit, screen and enroll patients in trauma clinical trials; ensuring study compliance and close patient monitoring. Duties include training hospital staff, residents, students and research staff.