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Project Coordinator - Nephrology


Project Coordinator - Nephrology

  • 530418
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Part Time
  • Opening on: Oct 14 2022
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 25
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

The Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics (CPMG) at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, NY ( seeks a dynamic, energetic Project Coordinator to support all research and administrative tasks of an NIH-funded study that investigates ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI) relating to blind/disability and racial bias in electronic medical records (EHRs). The ideal candidate has prior experience in qualitative research and interest in ethics and disability studies.

Working directly with the lead researcher, the candidate will support all aspects of this project, including literature review, , planning of multi-stakeholder meetings and assistance with manuscript preparation.


  • Conduct academic literature review relevant to the study.
  • Perform recruitment, data collection and analyses.
  • Assist with data management and manuscript preparation.
  • Plan and coordinate lectures and workshops.
  • Communicate and coordinate work with research team and collaborators.
  • Perform additional related duties as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience
  • Demonstrated interest in ethics and/or disability studies
  • Outstanding written and oral communication and presentation skills, including effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work well independently and complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines
  • Comfortable with research technologies and online platforms for research
  • Ability to give close attention to detail and learn new skills (e.g., disability accessibility)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in public health, social sciences, or other related field
  • Experience conducting qualitative data collection and analyses
  • Familiarity with disability studies, bioethics and/or ELSI research
  • Applicants with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply

Other Requirements

  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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