The Research Assistant will assist in the overall coordination and implementation of research protocols in the Geriatric Psychiatry division, focusing on Late Life Neurological Disorders.
Assist in conduct of neuropsychological testing and patient/informant interviews, as dictated per protocol.
Assist in coordinating and implementing various aspects of research studies including scheduling procedures (PET and MRI scans, Lumbar Puncture, and neuropsychological testing) maintaining participant files and trackers, assisting in the completion of regulatory documentation and reports; and working within various electronic interfaces to maintain and communicate study information.
Specimen collection (phlebotomy) and processing (blood and cerebrospinal fluid).
Other responsibilities including, but not limited to: ordering supplies, maintaining integrity of clinical space, scheduling meetings, and other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree or at least one and one-half years of related experience or equivalent in education, training, and experience
Data analytic and publication experience preferred
At least 1 (preferably 2) years of experience directly coordinating or assisting in the coordination of research protocols involving Human subjects.
Ability to speak Spanish
Must successfully complete online system training requirements
Involved with patients and/or research subjects
Active problem solving, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Willingness and ability to maintain transparent lines of communication within a large cross-functional team is required.
A high level of experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 510769
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