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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Research Associate in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: Position Summary The School of Nursing is searching for a Research Associate to provide support for federally funded projects focusing on HIV prevention and management. Responsibilities Responsibilities will include: Providing daily support for research projects, including recruiting subjects, enrolling study participants, and scheduling other research-related meetings; Assisting in the staffing of research study visits, including overseeing logistics, communicating with participants, and preparing materials for both staff and participant use; Conducting observations and collecting survey data on enrolled study participants; Experience working with confidential data and maintaining confidentiality, privacy, and integrity in professional interactions; Handling data entry and database management; Assisting with research and manuscript preparation for publication and dissemination of results, including conducting literature searches, article summaries, and basic coding and analysis; Contributing to the development of study-related documents and/or materials; and Performing other related duties as assigned. This is a grant-funded position, and employment is contingent upon continued funding. Minimum Qualifications Requires a bachelor?s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two (2) years of related experience. Excellent communication, organizational, and database management skills; Excellent quantitative and qualitative data analytic skills; Computer fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and statistical software (SPSS/SAS/Stata/R); Ability to organize and perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision; Experience with vulnerable populations and certified training in HIPPA Compliance and Human Subjects protection is required. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Preferred Qualifications Available nights and weekends. Interest in developing health information technology, public health, LGBT health, HIV prevention or management, and/or health informatics. Experience working on research involving the LGBT community, people living with HIV, or other vulnerable and diverse populations. Experience conducting observational or survey data collection. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.