Research Assistant - General Medicine

Columbia University

United States

October 10, 2021


Research Assistant - General Medicine

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  • Requisition no: 518230
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Medicine
  • Grade: Technical Grade 5
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union

  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $1,029.18 per week
  • Position Summary

    The Division of General Medicine seeks a full-time Research Assistant to support a NIH-funded study: Mechanisms addressing the causal relationships of sleep, circadian rhythms, and cardiometabolic health.


  • Perform recruitment of study participants

  • Schedule appointments and testing procedures with participants

  • Prepare and assist with study visits and testing

  • Perform routine blood sample processing and storage

  • Perform data entry, maintain study files and biospecimens

  • Order laboratory and study supplies
  • Assist in preparation of data reports
  • Prepare documents for regulatory approvals
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Close attention to detail

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent inter-personal and organizational skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Other Requirements

  • The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made
  • Participation in the medical surveillance program

  • Contact with human research participants

  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure

  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements
  • Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

    Applications open: Sep 09 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close:

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