Medical Legal Project Coordinator

Employer
Weill Cornell Medicine
Location
New York City, New York
Posted
Nov 22, 2021
Closes
Dec 22, 2021
Specialty
Other Specialty
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Research

Weill Cornell Medicine is seeking a qualified candidate for the academic position of Medical Legal Project Coordinator. This is a full-time, one-year term position. Under the general direction of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Global Health in Anesthesiology and Cornell Law School Medical Legal Project Directors, this position provides programmatic, outreach, research, and grant-seeking and grant-writing support for the Weill Cornell Medicine/Cornell Law School Medical Legal Project. The role coordinates all aspects of programs locally and abroad, and liaises with national partners, international colleagues, and donors. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.  Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to the attention of Dr. Faten Taki, PhD at Med-Legal-search@med.cornell.edu

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and leads medical-legal projects and research.
  • Provides logistical support to medical legal project faculty and students; prepares outreach materials, works with community partners on all aspects of providing medical-legal services.
  • Identifies funding opportunities, coordinates and drafts funding proposals and reports, manages all aspects of stewardship including fulfilling requests for updates, donation use and accountability, prepping principals, or attending meetings.
  • Manages all budget aspects, including grant budgets, and acts as liaison to the University and Medical School budget and finance offices.
  • Manages public relations for the program faculty members and students. Acting as liaison with External Affairs Offices at the University and Medical College.  Coordinates interviews, print media, press releases, social media activity, promotional videos and/or website maintenance. Ensures legal compliance with appropriate and accurate disclosures.
  • Assists with the preparation of program written/print materials such as manuscript editing and formatting, poster preparation, and flyer editing.
  • Assists in recruiting and managing student research assistants.
  • Assists with special projects as assigned.

Education

• Advanced degree in related field

Experience

Approximately 3 years of related experience coordinating specialty programs.

Background in medicine, law, social sciences, anthropology, public health, global health, public policy, or human rights is desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Role requires flexibility to work during off hours, morning or evening, as needed.
  • Excellent attention to detail required.
  • Requires excellent ability to independently problem solve.
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written). Experience communicating across language and cultural difference.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt to a new environment and remain flexible as changing needs arise.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise standards of professionalism, including appearance, presentation and demeanor.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative manner with all departmental faculty and staff, as well as other institutional representatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets. 

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and New York-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do.

Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement

Founded in 1887, Cornell Law School is a top-tier law school, currently ranked 13th by U.S. News & World Report. We offer a 3-year JD program for about 200 students per class, a one-year LLM program for about 90 students from countries throughout the world, and a doctoral (JSD) program for about 2-3 new students per year. Cornell Law School has 41 tenured and tenure-track faculty, including 20 with chaired faculty positions; and 15 clinical professors in the legal research and writing program and in clinics at the local, national, and international level. Our faculty is consistently ranked among the top in the country for scholarly productivity and influence, and has pre-eminence in many areas, including quantitative and qualitative empirical legal studies, international and comparative law, and robust doctrinal scholarship in core fields. Our school is committed to being recognized as the leader among law schools at combining inspiring theoretical, doctrinal, and experiential teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a supportive, intellectually rich community, so that our graduates can achieve excellence in all facets of the legal profession.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper east Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City. We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including: employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave, flexible work options.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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