Dr. Tashara M. Leak, Assistant Professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences and Assistant Professor of Nutrition Research in Medicine (Weill Cornell Medicine) is seeking to hire a clinical research project coordinator who will assist with several New York City (NYC) based intervention studies that address how racism and poverty impact nutrition and health of adolescents. Broadly, these community-based interventions incorporate culturally inclusive activities (e.g., cooking experiences, mindfulness, dance classes) that promote overall wellness among adolescents from low-income and racial/ethnic minority backgrounds.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
What you will do:
The clinical research project coordinator will work closely with Dr. Tashara Leak and a dynamic research team to coordinate multiple research studies in NYC, with a focus on health equity. This is a full time, one year term position with the possibility of renewal, and is located in NYC.
Key responsibilities include:
Recruit, screen, and enroll participants
Lead and coordinate data collection efforts
Oversee of day-to-day research activities for all studies
Create and submit protocols to the institutional review board; recruit
Manage NYC-based research assistants
Assist with grant preparation, budget management and manuscript preparation
What you get:
Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability and diversity initiatives.
Our leave provisions include three weeks of vacation and 13 holidays: e.g., an end of year winter break, from December 25 through January 1.
Cornell's impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, tuition aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance Program.
Flexible work options
Competitive wages. The targeted salary range for this position is: $19.85 - $20.85, depending on education and experience.
What we are looking for:
This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in continuing their careers or education in research. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in nutrition or related field and a minimum of one year experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. We are seeking someone who can adapt to flexible scheduling needed for these research studies, someone with strong communication and organizational skills, and someone who has experience and an affinity for coaching and overseeing the work of others. Experience working in a clinical setting or with clinical trials is helpful.
Interested candidates, please submit 1) a 1-2 page cover letter describing why you are interested and qualified for the position.
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