Skip to Main Content
← Back to Jobs

Research Assistant, Huntingtons Disease Care Education and Research Center - Georgetown University

Georgetown Univerisity Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Research Assistant, Huntington's Disease Care Education and Research Center - Georgetown University Medical Center

The Research Assistant will be a part of the Huntington's Disease Care Education and Research Center (HD CERC) to assist with regulatory duties and clinical trial implementation. The Center currently runs three clinical drug trials and two observational trials. This position will be responsible for the Enroll HD observational study, and will assist with clinical visits in the all clinical trials, including but not limited to the Signal HD, Nilotinib HD, and Generation HD studies. In addition, the position will require administrative work for the Director of the Center, Program Manager, and Social Worker.

Duties include but are not limited to:

+ Scheduling of meetings, clinics, and pre-clinic calls.

+ Work with Neurology staff and SW to schedule rooms and for clinics and other visits and ensuring all patients are in the system prior to visits.

+ Overall clinic support- Navigating where patients and teams need to be during the clinic and keeping team up to date as things change throughout the day.

+ Scheduling baseline and follow up visits for ENROLL HD, Signal HD, Generation HD, Nilotinib HD, and Natural History Study. Additional studies as needed.

+ Conducting monthly and annual visits.

+ Data entry and queries for all studies.

+ Administrative work as needed for Director of the Center, Program Manager, and Social Worker.

+ Other clerical work as needed.


+ Bachelor's degree

+ A year of relevant experience.

+ Experience conducting structured interviews

+ Data entry experience

+ Knowledge of good clinical practice with human subjects research

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS ( using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

Georgetown University is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community.

These values are at the core of Georgetown's identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.

Georgetown Univerisity


Washington, DC