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Research Coordinator

  • Requisition no: 522959
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Division of Scholarship & Rsch
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab), Administrative Support
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

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


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Developing strategies to recruit study subjects for participation in activities and data collection;
  • Coordinating the study team projects, developing educational materials (e.g., Standard Operating Procedures, consent forms, Qualtrics/REDCap surveys, etc.), convening meetings, and keeping the projects moving on a day-to-day basis;
  • Communicating with external collaborators about project activities;
  • Assisting with database design, security, data storage, and management;
  • Conducting and writing literature reviews to support grant applications and manuscripts;
  • Participating, with minimal supervision, in progress reports, data entry, and IRB protocol modifications/submissions
  • Providing daily support for technical and research tasks to research associates and research assistants, including phone, screening, and enrollment/retention related trainings;
  • Qualitative data analysis (coding) and basic quantitative analysis of study data;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned; and
  • Available nights and weekends.

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two (2) years of related experience.
  • The candidate must be bilingual in English/Spanish and have an interest in the development of health information technology and/or public health.
  • The successful incumbent will possess computer fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SPSS/SAS/R/STATA.
  • They will have the ability to organize and perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • This role requires the ability to communicate with interdisciplinary colleagues at all staff and leadership levels related to program planning.
  • Experience with vulnerable populations and certified training in HIPAA Compliance and Human Subjects protection are required.
  • The successful incumbent should have an established record of working with confidential data and maintaining confidentiality, privacy, and integrity in professional interactions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Working knowledge of REDCap, Qualtrics, and EndNote

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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