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Clinical Research Coordinator - Endocrinology (Obesity)


Clinical Research Coordinator - Endocrinology (Obesity)

  • 530863
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 2 2022
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $58,500 - $58,500

Position Summary

The New York Obesity Research Center in the Division of Endocrinology is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator to assist the PI and the Clinical Research Manager in all aspects of clinical trials in the field of obesity and type 2 diabetes. The incumbent will assist in the coordination of tests/visits for research participants, and work with the study team to maximize work efficacy to gather all required data and relevant clinical information.


  • Adhere to all Columbia University clinical research regulations, including COVID precautions.
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of all aspects of the protocol: inclusion/exclusion criteria, procedures, methods, data collection procedures, timeline, and outcome variables.
  • Assist in preparation of study related documentation for submission to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Clinical Research Center (CTSA-CRR), and the Clinical Trials Office (CTO).
  • Assist with the day-to-day general operation of clinical research projects including screening, recruiting and retaining research participants for diabetes studies.
  • Perform data acquisition, materials calibration and standardization of the study equipment (automatic blood pressure cuffs, dynamometers for handgrip).
  • Responsible for inventory and procurement of supplies including contact with vendors, proper storage, and keeping up-to-date logs.
  • Responsible for blood and urine biospecimen processing and shipping.
  • Responsible for data entry in central database.
  • Assist with grant reports: generate graphs, figures, tables, and organize references with EndNotes.
  • Perform additional related duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in related field
  • Experience in a clinical research setting with knowledge of HIPAA, GCP and EPIC
  • Phlebotomy certification

Other Requirements

  • Participation in the medical surveillance program
    • Contact with patients and/or human subjects
    • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

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