Advertised Summary Job Description: The Short- Term Casual (Research Support Non-Technical) will provide general support to the Principal Investigator. This position is available within the Department of Epidemiology to work on a new research study of nutrition, early detection and cancer risk and survival (primarily focused on ovarian and pancreatic cancers), and conducting pooled analyses and systematic reviews. Main responsibilities include conducting data entry, cleaning, data analysis and literature searches, updating research databases, creating tables, graphs, and spreadsheets, preparing PowerPoint presentations and performing word processing for scientific manuscripts, as needed. The candidate will also help prepare grant applications. The candidate will be trained in collecting biological samples and administrating data collection instruments. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills. Prior experience in data analysis is a plus. The casual will perform additional related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational and computer (e.g. Microsoft Word Office ) skills.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral student preferred: SAS and/or R working knowledge
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.
Internal Number: 126_175292
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