Columbia University School of Nursing is looking to hire two Columbia University students to work as short-term casuals on a research project focused on women's same-sex relationships (www.soqir.org).
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, both roles will assist with a variety of tasks such as conducting qualitative interviews with couples and individuals, performing qualitative data analysis, and assisting with drafting manuscripts. Other specific duties will include:
Helping with study recruitment using social media;
Scheduling interviews and assisting with logistics of interviews, such as mailing supplies;
Keeping track of expenses;
Conduct appropriate informed consent procedures;
Conducting qualitative interviews with couples and individuals via zoom or phone by documenting interview summaries, reviewing & correcting transcripts, and providing the team with updates as appropriate;
Assisting the team with qualitative data analysis by reading & coding transcripts, editing codebooks, applying codebooks to transcripts & finding exemplar quotes for each; and
Performing other related duties as assigned.
Hours will be flexible but both roles are expected to work between 15-20 hours per week.
These roles are expected to last for two years, with the possibility of extension. This is a grant funded position and continued employment is contingent upon the grant.
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in psychology, nursing, social work, public health or social science or applied health research background;
Interest in women's health and research on LGBTQIA+ couples;
Ability to interact sensitively, effectively, and professionally with individuals from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds;
Must be sensitive to the nature of the work and confidentiality of the study participants;
Experience doing qualitative research interview;
Experience with qualitative coding;
Strong organizational and communication skills;
Exceptional listening skills;
High attention to detail and ability to follow specific protocols and keep detailed records;
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite as well as the internet;
Self-motivated and able to work without daily supervision; and
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Ability to understand and extract key information (e.g., design, methods, major findings) from research articles;
Previous research experience.
Completion of graduate-level research course.
Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration
Background in LGBTQIA+ research
Knowledge of qualitative methods highly desirable
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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