The Taub Institute is a vibrant research environment Investigating a broad array of neurodegenerative disorders through comprehensive evaluations including cognitive testing, clinical assessment, genetic analyses, multimodal Imaging and basic science. Our program is seeking a driven, highly organized college graduate for a short-term casual position in a study investigating the genetic causes underlying Alzheimer's disease.
Accurate tracking of data and patient enrollment into this genetic study
Participant scheduling and study visit operations
Administration of neuropsychological assessments of research participants, archiving, cleaning and analyzing study data
Assisting with abstract, poster and manuscript preparation
Assisting with regulatory forms
Processing needed support documents
Maintaining regular communication with national and international collaborators
Working with colleagues to ensure that information is shared across collaborating sites
Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent In education, training and experience. Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques required.
Strong computer and communication skills and exceptional attention to detail are critical to success in this position.
A track record of scholarly accomplishment Is preferred including a focus on neuroscience.
Bachelor's Degree (BA) forused In Neuroscience (or International Medical Degree), Human Biology, or a dosely related field.
Experience in coordinating aspects of complex research projects.
Strong Interpersonal skills and comfort Interacting with research participants and team members.
Strong organizational skill and high attention to detail.
MS Office Suite mastery; database management skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 508604
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