Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the supervision of the PI and the Clinical Research Coordinator, the Research Assistant will be involved in ongoing research protocols in the Division of Endocrinology. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, subject recruitment and telephone screening, creating and maintaining study patient charts and case report forms (both paper and electronic) and scheduling and carrying out study patient visits according to protocol. Draw and process blood samples, record vital signs, and perform EKGs. Will have contact with the IRB office and CUMC Joint Radiation Safety Committee. Perform 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: Computer proficiency and strong organizational and record-keeping skills.
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.