Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Technician B will work with the research team to aid in performing cost-effectiveness analyses and clinical patient data mining to develop prediction models to optimize care and practice.
Perform various patient/public health related research projects.
Perform chart reviews and data abstraction.
Perform focused literature searches.
Assist with patient recruitment, survey/questionnaire administration, and data collection.
Assist with data analysis and scientific manuscript preparation.
Perform additional related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience
Excellent communication skills, including ability to interact with patients and study subjects
Ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team
Facility with Microsoft Word and Excel
Strong interest in medical research
Strong analytic skills including quantitative skills (e.g. statistics, programming, MATLAB)
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Participation in the medical surveillance program
Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
Successful completion of applicable systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 504253
About Columbia University
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.