Advertised Summary Job Description: A Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) is sought to assist with recruitment, assessment, and follow-up of a cohort study and to coordinate the conduct of a clinical trial. Candidate must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to exercise independent judgment within the scope of the research in order to meet expected goals. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the CRC will work with other research staff, collect data, and communicate with a data coordinating center.
Assists with the conduct of a cohort study including recruitment of participants, assessment, and follow-up. Serves as a back-up for the conduct and coordination of a clinical trial including working with other study personnel, performing data collection as well as screening and recruitment of study participants. Responsible for preparation of documents for renewals, modifications, yearly submissions, correspondence, and audit related to IRB for all research studies. Will prepare and maintain manual of operations. Provides translation of documents from English to Spanish; conducts study questionnaires. Assists in the preparation of submissions for scientific conferences. Prepares quarterly database query report and resolution of queries. Assists with financial tracking and confirmation of invoices for study related expenses (taxi vouchers, lab and study material supplies). Responsible for inventory and procurement of laboratory and office supplies. Performs additional duties as needed.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: The candidate must be willing to do field work (recruitment and data collection in the community including participants' homes) and have a flexible schedule. The study requires assessments after hours and on weekends, within the weekly hours of work. Bilingual (English and Spanish) language skills required due to the scope of the study. The candidate must be able to perform phlebotomy.
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_174273
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