Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: Division of General Medicine seeks a full time Research Assistant to support various patient/public health related research projects. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the technician will work with the research team to aid in performing cost-effectiveness analyses, clinical patient data mining, and to develop prediction models to optimize care and practice. Specific tasks include chart review, data abstraction, study and protocol coordination, assisting with patient recruitment, survey/questionnaire administration, and data collection. Performs additional related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Strong analytic skills including quantitative skills (e.g. statistics, programming, MATLAB). Excellent communication skills. Ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team. Facility with Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to perform focused literature searches. A strong work ethic, excellent organizational skill, resourcefulness and desire to take initiative.
Preferred Qualifications: Research experience.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_171221
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.