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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Coordinator, Program (ETS) | Temporary in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The department of Health Policy and Management with Dr. Ilana Graetz are looking for a team player who is enthusiastic, meticulous, well-organized and has excellent interpersonal skills.

This staff member will support studies, including ongoing local and nationwide randomized controlled trials of mobile health interventions to improve communication and treatment adherence for women with breast cancer. Our research aims to improve the health outcomes of patients by monitoring oral chemotherapy adherence through technology. Key tasks on this project will include screening, recruiting, consenting, and managing participants in ongoing trials; providing support for survey distribution and participant engagement (sending online patient portals and text messages); learning new technology platforms for adherence monitoring devices; abstracting data from electronic medical records, assisting with IRB submissions and modifications, along with any regulatory requirements; creating and maintaining study databases (REDCap); creating/editing protocols for studies; creating study materials, such as recruitment scripts, templates, newsletters, manuals of operation; creating data reports; training and supervising student research assistants; coordinating and participating in meetings; preparing presentations; contributing to manuscripts; and assisting with other tasks as needed.

To learn more about some of our recent research, see the following publications:

  1. Graetz I, Hu X, Krukowski RA, Anderson JN, Waters T, Curry A, Robles A, Paladino AJ, Stepanski E, Vidal G, Schwartzberg L. Remote monitoring among early-stage breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trial. Forthcoming in JAMA Network Open.

  2. Graetz I, Hernandez S, Arshad S, Byers K, Meisel JL, Sadigh G, Sakach E, Gogineni K, Torres MA. Leveraging mobile health to improve capecitabine adherence among women with breast cancer: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Forthcoming in JCO Oncology Practice.


  • Assists in the development and implementation of program initiatives which may include the preparation of briefing materials, reports, correspondence and other documents, performing research, developing and maintaining databases, and developing promotional materials.

  • Communicates with national and possibly international program contacts.

  • Tracks program expenditures, and may participate in the budget preparation process.

  • May draft, edit and process grant proposals.

  • Prepares and distributes reports.

  • Coordinates logistical arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


  • Previous research experience, including REDCap, IRB, navigating electronic medical records, conducting literature reviews, and participant recruitment preferred.

  • Knowledge of breast cancer care preferred.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed. All biweekly employees must reside within the State of Georgia. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 129881

Job Type Temporary Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Health Policy and Mngmnt

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor