Full-time, Paid, Program Coordinator, Patient Safety Research

September 20, 2021

Mon., Aug. 9

Columbia University Irving Medical Center: Center for Patient Safety Research

Position DescriptionPosition Description
The Columbia University Irving Medical Center is looking for a program coordinator to help support federally funded and hospital-supported research projects of the Center for Patient Safety Research.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing day-to-day support and logistics for research activities
  • Tracking timelines and progress of research projects in the Patient Safety Research Program portfolio
  • Coordinating Center for Patient Safety Research training programs for fellows and students, including recruitment, maintaining program records and databases, and ongoing monitoring
  • Organizing meetings and communicating with internal and external collaborators about project activities and timelines
  • Collecting, entering, and managing data for various study projects
  • Communicating with and preparing materials for participants and staff
  • Managing IRB protocols, including development, preparation, and submission of IRB documents, modifications, and renewals
  • Supporting research grant administration, including preparation of progress reports
  • Conducting literature searches and writing literature reviews for grant proposals and manuscripts
  • Contributing to the development and submission of scientific abstracts, posters, presentations, and publications reporting study results, including graphic and tabular data displays
  • Assisting with other research-related and administrative tasks as needed

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree in public health, health sciences, or related discipline is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Relevant research experience, including human subjects research in a healthcare-related setting, is a plus

Time Commitment
Full-time (Monday-Friday).


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to I-Fong Lehman.