The School of Nursing is seeking a detail-oriented Columbia University student interested in research on LGBTQ health, health disparities, and/or sleep health research to work in a short-term casual capacity. In this role, the selected candidate will be expected to work on research focused on stress and sleep health outcomes in LGBTQ Black and Latinx adults. All study procedures will be conducted remotely.
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigators, the short-term casual will be responsible for a broad range of research and administrative activities. Duties will include:
Administering study questionnaires using electronic data capture systems (e.g., REDCap),
Assisting with recruitment efforts and monitoring participant progress,
Assisting in developing study materials and ordering supplies,
Assisting in the processing of data from wearable devices (e.g., FitBit), and
And performing other research related duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have previous research experience with diverse populations and be comfortable working in a team-oriented environment with frequent interaction with research participants and other research staff.
This is a 12-month long position, with the possibility of extension into the 2nd year. This is a grant-funded position and continued employment is contingent upon the grant.
Requires a bachelor's degree
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Comfortable working with LGBTQ and racial/ethnic minority adults
Familiarity with electronic data capture systems
Organized and able to multitask in a diverse research environment
Flexibility in workload and work hours to meet deadlines and recruitment goals
Capable of working effectively in collaborative research groups
Experience in research or healthcare
Experience in LGBT and minority health research or working with LGBTQ populations
Experience in research using actigraphy or similar-type data
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512347
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