We are seeking a full-time research Project Coordinator for a longitudinal, multi-site study of aging. The Project Coordinator is responsible for overseeing this international study under the direction of the Principal Investigators.
The Project Coordinator will fulfill the major responsibilities of managing the grant-funded research project including performing all Institutional Review Board procedures. As well as monitoring study implementation, ensuring compliance with reporting to NIH, managing budgets and spending, coordinating contracts with independent consults and subcontractors, and supervising all research assistants (RA's). The coordinator will implement a strategy for nation-wide data collection, oversee all training and ongoing certification of the RA's on study procedures including cognitive evaluations, phlebotomy and carotid ultrasounds. The Project Coordinator will attend regular meetings with the study investigators and be encouraged to become involved in scholarly activities including preparing scientific presentations and manuscripts.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience.
Candidates who can offer at least a two-year commitment and who have had previous research experience are preferred.
The coordinator must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 513872
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