Position Title: Clinical Research Assistant
Duration: 1 year
Where: Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center, Sports Medicine. Chicago, IL.
Start Date: There are 2 on-campus start dates; May 30th or June 6th
Salary: A monthly stipend is provided
Dr. Brian J. Cole is seeking ambitious medical school-bound students who are interested in pursuing a year-long clinical research fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Cole works with the renowned Division of Sports Medicine and is also the Director of the Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush University. Dr. Cole is a leader in developing innovative, biologic methods for addressing early cartilage damage in the knee, shoulder, elbow, foot, ankle and hip.
This unique position will allow the research assistant to work closely with gap year medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty at Rush. The research assistant will also have extensive opportunities for publication and presentation of research at various conferences.
Prerequisites for the position include:
- Ability to start on campus on either one of the 2 start dates
- Completion of research training program at Rush during first 2 weeks of fellowship
- Passing of research training competency prior to participating in research activities
- Strong motivation for a career in medicine
- Evident interest in research
- Strong academic record
- MUST be extremely organized and detail oriented
- MUST have strong communication skills
- MUST be able to self-manage and work independently
- MUST be able to work efficiently with clinical staff
The research assistant will work very closely with the Clinical Research Management team and research coordinators for the other sports medicine attendings. To learn more about this job role and to apply, the opportunity is now on Handshake: