The Department of Pediatrics is seeking for a Health Services Research Supervisor to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing independent research support with two independent Principal Investigators in the Department.
This position is responsible for working both independently and collaboratively with two independent Principal Investigators (PIs) who both study health outcomes and disparities related to cardiovascular and pulmonary health of children. The research supervisor will be required to work in collaboration with the PIs, team analysts, and research coordinators to manage team operations, as we work together to achieve the goals of the respective research programs.
We seek a person with experience and graduate training related to public health, research administration, health economics, public service, epidemiology or other related field. The ideal candidate is be a team player, interested in working collaboratively, and able to multi-task. We are particularly looking for a person passionate about making the health system work more efficiently and effectively for children and in growing as a member of our team. Recent projects from the Anderson Research Team include assessing the effects of race and neighborhood-level income on outcomes and resource utilization for children undergoing congenital heart surgery, quantifying the effects of surgeon age/experience on patient outcomes, and assessment of healthcare access as drivers of health inequities. The Lovinsky-Desir Research Team is focused on understanding and addressing factors in the urban environment that contribute to pediatric asthma. They focus on physical activity patterns in urban children, locations of physical activity throughout the urban landscape, inhaled doses of pollution during physical activity, and physical activity and pollution in New York City schools.
No prior knowledge of congenital heart disease or asthma is required, but a desire learn and to join a team aimed at mitigating health disparities and improving quality of care for children is a must.
Help PIs organize and manage daily activities of teams and project operations.
Monitor project status and coordinate team meetings.
Manage communications both within and outside the institution.
Work collaboratively with the PIs, co-investigators, analysts, Department of Health officials, and other key stakeholders to aid in the development and implementation of study protocols and interventions.
Assist in the management of new and existing partnerships / collaborations.
Assist in writing and editing progress reports, grants, presentations, etc.
Plan and manage budgets, contracts, and communications with all levels of research administration.
Manage research regulatory requirements, including writing and maintaining appropriate Institutional Review Board applications.
Oversee team expansion, including assisting with writing job descriptions, screening candidates, interviewing, and managing the on-boarding of new hires.
Other related duties as needed.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience
Master's degree in public health, health care administration, or related area
2-5 years relevant experience (can be before or during Masters training) as a project manager, research administrator, research coordinator, or related field
Sponsored Research Project
Desire to work as a member of a mission-driven team
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to grow as a member of the team
Excellent scientific writing skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Attention to detail
Familiarity with research administration or public health
Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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