Provide assistance to Principal Investigator and co-investigators to implement research protocols.
Responsibilities include assisting with IRB and regulatory documentation, coordinating with clinical staff for participant recruitment and scheduling, collection of data, entry and management of data, and follow up with research participants. The research assistant must follow good clinical practice guidelines, interact professionally with research participants and staff.
The research assistant will operate equipment for gait analysis (insole and mobile robotic system), conduct exercise tolerance testing including measurement of heart rate, blood pressure and perceived exertion, functional questionnaires.
Bachelor's degree in Applied Physiology, Exercise Physiology, or Neuroscience with a minimum experience of 1.5 years in an exercise or motor control laboratory.
Interest in learning clinical research skills. Ability to work independently and organized, neat and detail oriented.
Participate in the management and execution of research protocols and assist with clinical outcome measurements including exercise stress testing and aerobic treadmill
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512073
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