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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Data Specialist II - Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute (IBIRI) in Los Angeles, California

Everyone’s unique health journey is informed by data. Join us as we translate today's discoveries into tomorrow's medicine.

Cedars-Sinai is home to some of the most advanced biomedical research and training programs in the world, which attracts renowned physician-scientists seeking an unparalleled environment for fostering invention and teamwork. The Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute (IBIRI) is a multidisciplinary basic, translational and clinical research program devoted to discovering the causes of inflammatory bowel disease with the goal of improved treatment approaches and prevention.

Under the direction of Dr. Jonathan Braun, the Clinical Research Data Specialist II will work with the Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute (IBIRI) to manage the data for assigned research studies. This will include, designing forms for data collection, clinical data abstraction, processing data, maintaining record systems, and producing project reports for studies. In addition, may train clinical research staff, perform basic statistical analysis, and work with bioinformatics to develop and maintain trial management systems. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May work with bioinformatics in the development and maintenance of clinical trials management systems including validation of systems.

  • May train clinical research staff to help improve the quality of the data being collected.

  • May solve operational/data problems in consultation with other employees and/or supervisors.

  • May perform basic statistical analysis in conjunction with a biostatistician.

  • Manages data for research studies.

  • Designs forms for data collection.

  • Performs clinical data collection/abstraction.

  • Processes clinical data using a range of computer applications and database systems to support cleaning and management of subject or patient data.

  • Produces project reports.

  • Maintains the accuracy, integrity and security of complex, large computerized records systems.

  • Understands regulations, policies, protocols and procedures to control and maintain accurate records.

  • Performs data searches and other related administrative tasks.

  • Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.

  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.

  • Participates in required training and education programs.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree, required.

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Certification in Clinical Research, ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) preferred.

Experience and Skillset:

  • Two (2) years minimum experience in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Three to five (3 - 5) years of experience, preferred.

  • Programming skills utilzing SQL, Tableau, Power BI, Shiny, Python is a plus.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.