Advertised Summary Job Description: The Center on Medicine as a Profession seeks a Research Associate for a project on medical professionalism. Major responsibilities include: - Researching the impact of medical professionalism; - Researching medical professionalism and organizational policies; - Research assistance to the Director as needed; - Teaching assistant to the Director in a Columbia College senior seminar entitled Medicine and Western Civilization; - Supporting a grant-making program to academic medical centers that aims to promote new educational curricula in professionalism; - Supporting a program that promotes advocacy among physicians and an annual conference of fellows;
For more information on each of these projects please visit the IMAP website at www.IMAPNY.org.
General Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree preferably in the social sciences or health sciences or equivalent education or experience plus two years of relevant experience - Highly organized and attentive to details - Ability to work independently and meet deadlines - Significant experience in research involving healthcare, medicine and policy - Skilled writer able to formulate cogent arguments - Excellent computer skills - Familiarity in health policy, advocacy, and history and sociology of medicine - Demonstrated ability to work in an interdisciplinary academic setting - Strong organizational, interpersonal, analytical, and research/writing skills
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Preferred Qualifications: - Applicants must submit a cover letter and writing sample for your application to be considered complete. -2 year commitment 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.