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Student Research Worker


Student Research Worker

  • 524600
  • Medical Center
  • Epidemiology
  • Part Time
  • Opening on: Apr 8 2022
  • Ungraded
  • Job Type: Short Term Casual
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 20
  • Salary Range: $21.00
  • Job Type: Short Term Casual
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 20
  • Salary Range:

Position Summary

The Columbia Center for Injury Science and Prevention (CCISP) is a CDC-funded injury control research center is currently recruiting a student casual. We are currently in the process of researching and collating best practice documents for a number of injury mechanisms. This process involves identifying gaps in knowledge and equity issues for each of the selected mechanisms. The documents will be posted on the CCISP website and distributed widely at our Tenth Annual virtual CCISP Translating Injury Science meeting. Composite best practice draft documents have been compiled for 5 injury mechanisms arranged by best practices for the:

1) Consumer

2) Practicing Injury Prevention Professional

3) Injury Researchers

Currently work includes drafts for injury prevention for these mechanisms: Drowning, Falls from Height/Windows, Motor Vehicle Safety, Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) and others.

The casual will assist with internet research, scientific literature review, review of draft documents, locating appropriate graphics/pictures/photos and drafting of summary findings of best practices research. Send letter of interest to: Dr. Joyce Pressley,  


Literature review, website reviews, collating and organizing prevention program information from publications and websites 70%
Writing up findings from literature, website and prevention program review: 20%
Perform other related duties as assigned: 10%

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Requires one semester of master’s degree work ideally with coursework/some experience in an area related to injury or violence program evaluation/prevention. Must be detail-oriented, with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Prefer experience in evaluating the injury and violence program prevention evidence, reviewing published literature, conducting internet research, evaluation of best practices, and familiarity with the field of injury and violence prevention. Experience in written communication for web-based dissemination would be an asset.  

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

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