Research Volunteer (Unpaid)

Methodist Health System Clinical Research Institute
Date Posted: January 10, 2020

Methodist Health System Clinical Research Institute Research Volunteer Program The Methodist Health System Clinical Research Institute Research Volunteer Program allows candidates to gain research experience while working intimately with knowledgeable faculty, clinicians, and study teams at the Methodist Richardson Medical Center. Volunteers are expected to be an integral part of the Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery research team. The unique patient population at the Methodist Richardson Medical Center forms the basis for numerous and diverse investigations. Research volunteers will have an opportunity to participate with multiple projects, including chart reviews and randomized controlled studies. Participants will help to publish manuscripts under the direction of experienced research faculty and may be given an opportunity to coauthor or present work at local, national, and international meetings. Volunteers will attend educational programs, meetings, and observe clinical activities. Direct patient contact for the purpose of clinical practice is not allowed in this program. This is an unpaid volunteer position. The research volunteer will report to and work primarily from the Methodist Richardson Medical Center. S/he will assist a distinguished group of nationally-recognized surgeons, and support accredited programs by participating in a variety of activities, such as but not limited to: the collection and analysis of data, development of manuscripts, and general provision of support to program fellows. Volunteers must be well-organized, motivated, and exhibit a strong work ethic.

How To Apply

Requirements: Individuals interested in applying to the Research Volunteer Program must: • Have full comprehension of the English language, both written and oral; • Commit to a minimum of 6 months (12-24 months preferred); • Have previous medical experience or a desire to practice medicine; and • Successfully pass a background check. Application: • One-page letter of intent describing the candidate's goals; • Detailed and chronologically organized CV/resume; and • One (1) letter of recommendation

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