The Research Unit at ICAP Columbia University supports the conduct of multiple research studies that aim to help answer key questions of relevance to global health challenges. The focus of these studies includes, but is not limited to, prevention of mother-to-child-transmission of HIV (PMTCT), linkage and retention in HIV care, adolescents living with HIV, TB care and treatment and HIV testing and prevention strategies. The Project Coordinator is a part-time position dedicated to supporting the implementation of various research projects including new COVID related projects as well as the operations of the Research Unit.
Reporting to the Deputy Director for Research, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing support to the ICAP Research Unit in the following areas:
Provide assistance and support to ICAP New York and country-based Study Coordinators to implement ICAP research studies, including: 20%
Support for protocol development and design of data collection materials and tools.
Development of training materials, SOPs and QA/QC procedures.
Liaison with all necessary IRB/EC and tracking of all IRB/EC submissions, approvals, and deadlines.
Provide hands-on support for study team communications, including but not limited to assisting with logistics and telecommunications platforms. 15%
Support development of abstracts and presentations for scientific conferences. 15%
Assist with preparation of meetings, reports, presentations, manuscripts, communications, and materials describing and documenting ICAP research.15%
Represent the Research Unit at research team meetings, trainings, regulatory meetings, scientific and professional meetings as needed. 15%
Coordinate logistics and content for ICAP research-related meetings, trainings and workshops. 15%
Performs other duties, as assigned 5%
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education and experience, and at least two years of related experience.
Knowledge and practical experience in health-related research, including adherence to research protocols, data collection procedures and ethical requirements of human subjects research.
Knowledge and experience with manuscript development, report writing and literature reviews
Experience with Microsoft Office suite applications.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.
Master's degree in public health or related field or working towards a Master's degree.
At least 2 years of experience in HIV and HIV prevention research experience.
Experience coordinating projects whether research or service oriented.
Experience working in both domestic (U.S.) and international settings.
Experience in support of research sites or other research entities.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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About Columbia University
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