Research Associate – Columbia University Medical Center – New York, NY

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  • Requisition no: 527328
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Division of Scholarship & Rsch
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

Position Summary

The School of Nursing is searching for a Research Associate to provide support for federally funded projects focusing on HIV prevention and management.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing daily support for research project including recruiting subjects, enrolling study participants and scheduling other research-related meetings;
  • Assisting in the staffing of research study visits, including overseeing logistics, communicating with participants and preparing materials for both staff and participant use;
  • Conducting observations and collecting survey data on enrolled study participants;
  • Working with confidential data and maintaining confidentiality, privacy and integrity in professional interactions;
  • Handling data entry and database management;
  • Assisting with research and manuscript preparation for publication and dissemination of results, including conducting literature searchers, article summaries and basic coding and analysis;
  • Contributing to the development of study-related documents and/or materials; and
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

This is a grant-funded position and employment is contingent upon continued funding.

Minimum Qualifications-

  • Bachelor degree and at least two (2) years of related experience or equivalent in education, training, and experience.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and database management skills.
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative data analytic skills.
  • Computer fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, EndNote and statistical software (SPSS/SAS/Stata/R).
  • Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with vulnerable populations and certified training in HIPPA Compliance and Human Subjects protection.

Preferred Qualifications-

  • Available nights and weekends as needed.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.
  • Interest in the development of health information technology, public health, LGBT health, HIV prevention or management and/or health informatics.
  • Experience working on research involving the LGBT community, people living with HIV, or other vulnerable and diverse populations.
  • Experience conducting observational or survey data collection.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Applications open: Jul 05 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 01 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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