Advertised Summary Job Description: Job Description A highly organized and enthusiastic research coordinator (RC) is needed to carry out and oversee clinical research studies in the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics. The RC will report to the Co-Directors of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics and the Director of Research Support and Administration.
Major duties and responsibilities include:
Research Regulatory Compliance: Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocol write-up and submission, informed consent development, completion of appropriate HIPAA Forms and Data Usage Agreements, submission of renewals, modifications, close-out reports, assuring that studies are being performed in accordance with IRB policies, and maintenance of data and study files.
Supervision of Personnel: On-boarding, management, and evaluation of full-time pre-doctoral clinical research fellows, P&S scholarly projects and NIH research students, research assistants, and volunteers.
Oversee budgets for grants and research projects: Assure sponsor reporting deadlines are met, track grant budgets, maintain knowledge of grant-specific funding policies, collaborate with Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA), Clinical Trials Office (CTO), and the Department of Orthopaedics' Grants Administrator and Post-Awards Administrator.
Providing Administrative Assistance to Study PIs and Pediatric Orthopaedic Director of Research: Preparation and submission of abstracts, manuscripts for publication, and grants to sponsors, update attendings' CVs and conflict of interest disclosures, ensure research agreements and contracts are execute in collaboration with the Grants Administrator, and serving as the main administrative contact for the research team.
Study-Specific Responsibilities: Subject screening and recruitment, obtainment of informed consent, administration of surveys, assist with data collection, chart reviews, and basic data analysis.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree plus three years' related experience Proficiency in Windows operating systems including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint Two years of experience in clinical research or combination of equivalent education and employment experience nce.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, FDA Rules and Regulations, NIH Guidelines, ICH Guidelines and HIPAA and IRB Regulations in relation to Clinical Research Willing to work some evenings and weekend hours Highly organized with attention to detail Capable of prioritizing and managing multiple projects at once Ability to set and meet deadlines Ability to lead and supervise several full-time and part-time research fellows, students, and volunteers
Preferred Qualifications: Prior Research experience preferred
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_167082
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