Full-time, Paid, Research Associate, Scholarship and Research Development

August 18, 2020

Tues., July 28

Position Description
The Columbia University School of Nursing Office of Scholarship and Research Development is seeking a research coordinator for a grant-funded position. The Research Associate will provide support for federally funded projects focusing on HIV prevention and management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing daily support for research project including recruiting subjects, enrolling study participants and scheduling other research-related meetings
  • Assisting in the staffing of research study visits, including overseeing logistics, communicating with participants and preparing materials for both staff and participant use
  • Conducting observations and collecting survey data on enrolled study participants
  • Experience working with confidential data and maintaining confidentiality, privacy and integrity in professional interactions
  • Handling data entry and database management
  • Assisting with research and manuscript preparation for publication and dissemination of results, including conducting literature searchers, article summaries and basic coding and analysis
  • Contributing to the development of study-related documents and/or materials
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Masters degree a plus
  • At least three (3) years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative data analytic skills
  • Fluent Spanish speaker
  • Experience with vulnerable populations and certified training in HIPAA Compliance and Human Subjects protection
  • Interest in the development of health information technology and/or public health a plus
  • Proficiency in SPSS/SAS/R/STATA a plus
  • Experience working on research involving the LGBT community, people living with HIV, or other vulnerable and diverse populations

Time Commitment
Full-time with availability on nights and weekends

Employment is contingent upon continued funding

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Jessica Triola.