Clinical Research Coordinator

Columbia University

United States

October 11, 2021


Clinical Research Coordinator

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  • Requisition no: 518298
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Institute for Genomic Medicine
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Officer of Administration

  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range:
  • Position Summary

    The Institute for Genomic Medicine seeks to hire a skilled individual who enjoys working with people and possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work as a Clinical Research Coordinator for multi-year research programs. The overall objective of this study is to obtain informed consent to participate in research studies, including the All of Us Research Program. The Clinical Research Coordinator will gather physical measurements, blood pressure, collect biospecimens ( i.e., blood, saliva), and administer study questionnaires to be used for future research purposes. New patients will be approached in the outpatient clinics and inpatient setting.


  • Explain the research study to participants and facilitate digital enrollment in the program if the participant is eligible.
  • Review and follow research protocols and determination data management requirement for each patient enrolled; interacts with the regulatory office to maintain regulatory documents and administrative files for each protocol.
  • Research coordination includes working with a research nurse, treating physicians, and clinical team to facilitate confirm that each patient meets eligibility criteria specified for protocols and enrollment into the study.
  • Both patient and regulatory research records will be maintained. This involves working in conjunction with the study team to gather all required data and relevant clinical information.
  • Support the day-to-day recruitment of subjects for this study, which include but are not limited to: active interaction with potential participants in high-volume patient waiting rooms and via telephone, participating in weekly meetings with enrollment team, data collection, maintaining screening and recruitment logs, obtaining in-person informed consent, collecting biospecimens ( i.e., blood, saliva, urine), assessing and reporting barriers to recruitment.
  • The Clinical Research Coordinator will work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Will be required to relate to diverse populations. S/he will connect with participants to build report for long-term commitment to and engagement with the All of Us Research Program. Communication skills include excellent written communication skills, compassion, discretion, and follow-through.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two (2) years of related experience. Related experience in clinical research preferred.
  • The position requires excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Phlebotomy skills preferred; willingness to be trained as a phlebotomist and ability to perform blood draws.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, fluency in other languages will be considered.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

    Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

    Applications open: Sep 10 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close:

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