The Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at Columbia University has an immediate opening for a Short-Term Casual to assist researchers who are conducting Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network IV-related research.
The student will assist in the scheduling of online focus groups with community members, physicians, and IRB members. He/she will receive responses from potential participants, connect with them via telephone, provide a summary of the study, answer questions, collect demographic information, and notify participants of the scheduled time for their focus group. The option to attend the online focus groups is also available.
Bachelor's degree in any field, with some experience with human subjects research.
Comfort in discussing issues related to human genetics and research procedures (specific training will be provided).
Good communication skills in telephone interactions.
Ability to accurately record research-related information.
Ability to work independently and with a research team.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512182
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