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Research Coordinator


Research Coordinator

  • 528713
  • Medical Center
  • Pediatrics
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 17 2022
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range:

Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Research Coordinator to join our team in a full time position to work within the division of Nurture Science Program. Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing clinically oriented research in hospital, office, and lab settings for a randomized controlled trials in the Nurture Science Program and COMBO study.

"Subject to business needs, we may support flexible and hybrid work arrangements. Options will be discussed during the interview process".


  • Codes behavioral and physiological data, maintaining IRB approvals and reports and supporting clinical staff and other research coordinators in their efforts to administer the intervention. 
  • Inputs participant data into our database, prepare written and oral reports, assist with physiological and behavioral assessments, and attend weekly program meetings.
  • Coordinates data management and other aspects of clinical research protocols being conducted through the Nurture Science Program and COMBO study.
  • Review of research protocols and determination data management requirement for each patient enrolled; interacts with the regulatory office to maintain regulatory documents and administrative files for each protocol.
  • Research coordination includes working with the research nurse, and internal and external Principal Investigators.
  • Confirms that each patient meets eligibility criteria specified for protocols and enrollment into clinical trials. Both patient and regulatory research records will be maintained.
  • Work in conjunction with the study team to gather all required data and relevant clinical information.
  • Work with various departments, physicians and labs, including outside hospitals to ensure accuracy and timely retrieval of data.
  • Must confer with all members of the clinical team to confirm appropriateness and timeliness of tests.
  • Will collect follow-up data on patients post-treatment as required by the protocol.
  • Submits monthly reports to clinical protocol office, tracking patient enrollment and payments for sponsored protocols.
  • Enter research data into a centralized database program. 
  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience required; plus two years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Ethovision, R Studio, and Graph Pad Prism

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