Advertised Summary Job Description: The Research Assistant will be part of several projects focused on epidemiologic, health services research, and intervention studies addressing the substance use treatment and HIV prevention needs of persons with substance use disorders.
Participates in developing/writing of scientific abstracts, posters, oral presentations and manuscripts for local and national conferences;
Assists in conducting literature searches;
Assists with developing informed consents, questionnaires and any study related forms;
Assists in implementation of community/provider (and other) surveys, including assisting in the development of survey instruments and data collection; and
Assists in testing of study-specific data-capture systems using Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Research Data Management (REDCap), etc.
The Research Assistant is required to complete courses in human subject research protections, good clinical practice and HIPAA within 30 days of hire. These courses may be accessed via the RASCAL system.
General Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Effective oral and written communication skills required and proficiency in computer skills required.
Experience or background in public health or social/behavioral sciences preferred.
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.
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.