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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Project Assistant.
We are developing a New York region cohort focused on the microbiome. The Project Assistant will be responsible for providing study/program support and assist with recruitment activities, reporting directly to the Senior Research Coordinator. The NYU FAMiLI Study is designed to improve our understanding of the role of human microbiome in health and disease. This study will serve as a critical NYU biorepository resource for research on human genetics and the microbiome in health and disease.
Conduct other project support activities, as needed.
Clerical Functions: Organize, send, receive and manage participant kits. Conduct/Respond to phone calls from study participants. Receive participant authorization forms in order to obtain their medical records and stored samples of tumor tissue.
Reports: Collect participant information for study enrollment and retention. Process received samples and record/track specimens in database. Ensure security of all study files. Work with data manager on special projects and quality control measures. Update weekly reports
Project Support: provides project support to supervisor and other members of the research team. Assist with recruitment of participants from partner sites. Assist with logistical planning of recruitment events. Conduct follow-up calls with participants and the public; administer phone questionnaires in English or Spanish when needed. Assist in the development of a plan for Hispanic community recruitment when needed.
To qualify you must have a High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Minimum of 1 year related experience in an office setting, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bilingual: English / Spanish (fluent in reading, writing, speaking).
Detail-oriented and organized. Excellent oral communication and multi-tasking skills.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of standard office practices.
Previous experience in human subjects research.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.