Senior Research Associate - Pediatrics UH, Infectious Disease

The Pediatrics, Infectious Disease department at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has a Senior Research Associate position available in the research area.


The responsibilities for this position include literature review to support the design and implementation of projects and development of reports. Conceptualize, design, and plan research study. Assists the PI in development of materials and tools necessary to execute research study. Writing of protocols, informed consent, funding applications. Design and organize databases. Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, medical staff, nurses, research assistants and statisticians for execution of study. Conduct study visit, specimens processing, and data collection. Monitor, evaluate and analyze collected data. Contribute to preliminary data for grant proposals, and support writing grant applications, writing research papers, reports, reviews and summaries. Publish articles in peer-reviewed journals. Present results in conferences and other scientific meetings.  Plan and execute research in collaboration with other investigators on and off campus. Should be able to work independently, read and critically interpret the literature, and contribute to new projects. Assists Principal Investigator with scientific and compliance reporting requirements. Assists in the registration of the study at and maintains current information on the site. Assist with management of daily laboratory operations and training of new staff.


The Candidate will have technical skills in the knowledge and understanding of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of Infectious Disease and Metabolic related disease.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; must demonstrate the ability to effectively and professionally communicate and work with various individuals from a broad spectrum of disciplines, technical and educational backgrounds within the department, School and University, and with individuals outside the University. Strong organization skills; ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. Must demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy, time management skills, and follow-through.  Ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively within a team. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Effective problem-solving skills; must demonstrate excellent analytical skills, sound judgment and good decision-making.  Familiarity with HIPAA policies and procedures. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database management. Must demonstrate willingness to learn new techniques, procedures, processes, and computer programs as needed.


Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and arrange for two letters of reference to


Case Western Reserve University is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging excellence through diversity.  Qualified woman and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.