Advertised Summary Job Description: The Nurture Science Program (NSP) in the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University is seeking an individual who is interested in working on an exciting research project for a minimum of 2-3 years. The Research Coordinator position is located in a research clinic at Columbia University Medical Center and at an offsite clinic at Mt. Sinai East Medical Center, conducting the Family Nurture Intervention (FNI). The FNI was designed to induce a connection between the mother and her preterm infant and to engage support from the family members in order to alter the developmental trajectory of the infant. The primary job of this position is to help facilitate the FNI in the NICU at Mt. Sinai East Medical Center. The position involves follow ups of clinically oriented research in hospital, office, and lab settings examining the effects of the FNI on infants and pre-school aged children. Additionally we are examining the physiology of mother-infant interactions. This is an opportunity for anyone who is interested in translational research, clinical training and exposure to a multidisciplinary environment. This job involves assisting with study recruitment, data entry, conducting follow-up visits at the hospital and clinic, collecting saliva, EEG and ECG data. This person will primarily be based at Mt. Sinai East Medical Center but will also be required to designate a proportion of their time at Columbia University Medical Center. Commitment of at least 2-3 years is required.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience.
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Preferred Qualifications: Self-starter. Ability to undertake multiple tasks, set priorities, work independently and meet deadlines. Must be highly organized and motivated. Requires solid organization and communications skills, both oral and written. The ideal candidate will be able to maintain positive relations with faculty and other staff members, and have experience with research in the NICU.
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