The School of Nursing is seeking a detail-oriented Columbia University student interested in research on LGBTQ health, health disparities, and/or cardiovascular health research.
The selected candidate will be expected to work on research focused on daily stress and health outcomes among LGBTQ adults and their heterosexual siblings. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the short-term casual will be responsible for a broad range of research and administrative activities. Primary duties will include:
Administering study questionnaires using electronic data capture systems (e.g., REDCap and Qualtrics),
Assisting with recruitment efforts and monitoring participant progress,
Assisting in developing study materials and ordering and shipping supplies,
Assisting in the processing of data from wearable devices (e.g., FitBit),
And performing other research-related duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have previous research experience with diverse populations and be comfortable working in a team-oriented environment with frequent interaction with research participants and other research staff.
This is a grant funded position, continued employment is contingent upon additional grant funding.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Comfortable working with LGBTQ adults
Familiarity with electronic data capture systems
Organized and able to multitask in a diverse research environment
Flexibility in workload and work hours to meet deadlines and recruitment goals
Capable of working effectively in collaborative research groups
Experience in research or healthcare; working LGBTQ and minority health research or working with LGBTQ populations and in research using actigraphy or similar-type data
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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