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Project Coordinator I

  • Requisition no: 519872
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Epidemiology
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

The Department of Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health seeks a Project Coordinator I to assist in the coordination and management of several projects funded by the NIH and private foundations related to substance use, sleep and HIV among racial and sexual minorities. The incumbent will report directly to the Principal Investigators and will assist in literature reviews, protocol development, biospecimen collection and management, survey development, data collection, data quality control, database management and maintenance, participant recruitment and retention, and manuscript preparation and presentation of materials for conferences and lectures and in submission of IRB protocols. S/he will perform other related duties as assigned.         



20%--Protocol Development

15%--Data quality Control

15%--Survey Development

15%--Administrative Support

15%--Manuscript and Grant Preparation

15%--Literature reviews

5%--Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, and at least two years of related experience.

  • Must have experience with epidemiologic research, including literature reviews, protocol development, survey development, data collection, database management and IRB submissions.

  • Must be able to independently learn new skills required for project management.

  • Must be detail-oriented, with superior organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and diplomacy at all times.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health or related field.

  • Knowledge of substance use research.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

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