The University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a qualified Research Assistant in the Orthopedic Surgery Department.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is committed to delivering the highest quality of diagnostic and therapeutic patient care to both adults and children for a diverse spectrum of orthopedic disorders.
This position will complete daily tasks necessary to assist in carrying out clinical research conducted at the UPMC Center for Sports Medicine.
Activities include: - Coordinating subject participation in a wide variety of clinical studies, - Data entry and management - Conducting searches of electronic medical records - Assisting students, residents, and fellows with clinical research activities - Managing a research registry - Assisting with the process of subject payments
Internal Number: 162341
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.