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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Coordinator.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of activities within the Integrating Special Populations Unit that is part of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). The Coordinator will support the CTSI core and the parent program Community Engagement and Population Health (CEPHR) as it develops and implements innovative approaches to recruiting participants for research studies. In addition, we are particularly focused on recruiting groups that have been underrepresented in research studies, including racial/ethnic minorities, children, older adults and other special populations. S/he will work onsite at the NYU School of Medicine Translational Research Building (TRB).
- Support dissemination of best practices for clinical and translational research among special populations across larger CTSA network with focus on health disparities and minority health
- Support dissemination and training activities that would increase CTSI investigators development of special populations research specifically related to health disparities and minority health
- Facilitate access to CTSI resources for all partner providers who are involved in health disparity and minority populations and interested in developing relevant clinical and translational research initiatives
- Liaise on behalf of CTSI for special populations research with the larger CTSA network with a particular focus on minority and health disparity populations
- Coordinate ISP efforts with the community advisory board and the larger Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) NYC-based networks Community Engagement consortium to develop messaging and materials on the value and potential opportunities for participation in clinical trials research
- Work with RRU to develop and monitor tracking systems to evaluate ISP and RRU efforts
- Coordinate efforts with the Research Recruitment Unit (RRU) on recruitment and retention strategies for underrepresented communities
- ISP workgroup development of health disparity and minority special populations domain Support
- To qualify you must have a Master of Public Health or equivalent degree required
- 1-2 years of work experience preferred
- Outstanding communication skills (oral and written)
- Prior experience in research recruitment, with health disparities and minority populations
- Deep interest in health-related disparities research
- Excellent data skills (Excel, Access, SQL)
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint and have the ability to apply technology to resolve problems
- The ideal candidate will have outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills, judgment, initiative, and attention to detail
- A Master of Public Health or equivalent degree required
- 1-2 years of work experience preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone 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 Langone Medical Center 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 and 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.
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