The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Research Assistant to join our team in a full time position in the Dumitriu Laboratory. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. The Department is seeking a highly motivated, skilled and enthusiastic individual for the position of Research Assistant to take part in a multidisciplinary research project investigating the impact of prenatal SARS-CoV-2 exposure on maternal and child health outcomes. The candidate will work closely with the Principal Investigator and other members of the team to assist and coordinate the project and reporting directly to the Principal Investigator.
Develop and maintain the centralized data collection for surveys, including data cleaning and merging from various sources (survey, video-visits, chart review, ESPI records) and all 3 sites
Send out patients' tests, including return envelopes
Receive and enter data for all the collected tests, and resend as appropriate for misplaced or erroneously filled answer sheets
Process and send out all compensation for participants
Conduct month video visits and the video-coding of telehealth assessments
Develop data analytic pipelines, coordinate data sharing, and conduct statistical analysis including mediation/moderation modeling
All other duties as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Knowledge of statistical methods is highly preferred
Previous experience in a human clinical study highly preferred
Bachelor's degree in Biology or related subjects preferred.
The ideal candidate must possess strong organizational skills and precision, a collaborative attitude that fosters teamwork as well as the ability to work independently and adapt to a diverse and dynamic environment.
Ability to interface with patients is critical
Knowledge of data entering and analysis
Sponsored Research Project *Effort Reporting Training required
COI Disclosure Required *Conflict of Interest (COI) disclosures.
Infectious Agents*Safety Training & Medical Surveillance for special agents required
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512965
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