Research Associate, Division of Cardiology - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Nov 15, 2017
Jun 20, 2018
Analyst, Research
Education, Research
Full Time
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Research Associate, Division of Cardiology - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University's Division of Cardiology  is a leader in cardiovascular patient care, training, and research. We have a strategic plan to focus our resources and developmental efforts on the three missions of the department: teaching, clinical service and biomedical research. And we have gathered together world-renowned cardiologists in all aspects of cardiac care to offer expert consultation and patient evaluation, as well as the most advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques.

The Research Associate provides a wide variety of moderately complex to complex technical support for a research lab or facility. Reporting to the Chief of Cardiology for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's (MGUH), the Research Associate has additional responsibilities that include but are not limited to:

  • Assists in instructing a laboratory academic section in lab methods, procedures and safety.
  • Assists researchers in manipulating, computing, and analyzing data using specialized statistical computer software.
  • Assists physicians and medical students with current and prior grant support on their research projects and related needs.
  • Assists in evaluating research methods, procedures, and techniques based on established objectives Interacts with the cardiology team, grant recipients currently engaged in research, patients/families, and health care professionals. 
  • Works with the MGUH multidisciplinary cardiology team and health care professionals to coordinate research projects for cardiology patients.
  • Collaborates with health care providers and students currently engaged in grant-funded research projects to assist in research facilitation.
  • Serves as a resource person for specific clinical research projects.
  • Maintains a positive relationship with all internal and external customers.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a science-related field
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
  • Strong analytical and deductive skills
  • Self-directed professional with excellent organization and multitasking skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to participate well within multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cardiology patient populations and disease processes affecting this group
  • Preference for background in clinical research, with prior experience in IRB submissions and renewals

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