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Research Project Admin

Orthopedic Surgery

Research Project Admin

  • 525407
  • Medical Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jul 28 2022
  • Grade 102
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Non-Union
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

The position will provide general research and administrative support to the Center for Hip and Knee Replacement at both its CUMC and Lawrence locations.


  • Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Assisting with ordering supplies, maintaining central files, updating databases, clinical trials, help with IRBs, patient recruitment and scheduling follow-up visits.
    • Assisting in the preparation for meetings.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    This position involves significant patient interaction while working on clinical patient studies and obtaining questionnaires from pre- and post-operative patients (in hospital and by phone). The candidate will prepare follow-up schedules, enter patient data and assist with statistical analysis, tabulation, and digital graphing of clinical results.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years of college or a completed AA program with an emphasis in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or related science plus one year of related experience or the equivalent in education, training and experience strongly preferred. 
  • Proficiency with PC and Mac computers, windows environment, graphic and video software and knowledge of digital video and video editing via computer essential

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with people with disabilities
  • Previous research experience is desired

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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