Clinical Research Data Information Specialist

Rockville, Maryland
Sep 07, 2019
Oct 06, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time
The Emmes Company, LLC established in 1977, is a Contract Research Organization (CRO). Headquartered in Rockville, MD, Emmes employs over six hundred staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, MD, Tysons Corner, VA, Vancouver, Canada and Bangalore, India. Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work life balance.

Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning across six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research. Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation.

Primary Purpose

The Clinical Research Data Information Specialist works closely with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and scientific, logistical and administrative support staff from the neurology-specific subject matter experts to develop standardized data collection terminology for use on sponsored clinical trials in over 20 different neurological disease areas. Duties will include maintaining website components, making database changes and adding new material, consolidating disparate case report forms into a unified template, creating and retrieving reports from the database, communicating with website programming staff, and providing assistance to research staff using the NINDS Common Data Elements website.

  • Communicates effectively with the NINDS team members and IT staff
  • Develops and distributes meeting agendas, reports, and materials
  • Makes updates to the Common Data Elements database and website
  • Provide support to the IT staff by consulting and responding to error reports, problems or questions

  • Bachelor's degree (in a scientific discipline preferred) with two years of professional experience in a scientific or health related position or master's degree in lieu of professional experience
  • Proficiency with web-based searching methodology
  • Familiarity with relational database design and website development
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required, especially Excel
  • Strong organizational, time management, and administrative skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize various ongoing projects
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills: professionalism, accountability and customer service
  • Ability to work independently as a member of a unified team
  • Familiarity with medical terminology specific to neurologic disorders will be beneficial
  • Experience with Drupal websites a plus


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