Study Coordinator
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc
 SoHo, NY






  • Study Coordinator






    Job ID

    2019-12380



    Campus


    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx


    Posting Date

    2 weeks ago(10/2/2019 9:11 AM)


    Employee Classification

    Exempt


    Department

    Family and Social Medicine


    Position Type

    Regular Full-Time









  • POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES




    Specific Responsibilities:


    • Work with Principal Investigator (PI) and Project Director (PD) to refine and finalize draft study questionnaires and data collection tools;

    • Collect data via quantitative and qualitative methods

    • Coordinate data safety oversight under supervision of PI and PD

    • Coordinates between collaborating organizations and/or other research and/or educational institutions.

    • Oversee adherence to research protocols in obtaining informed consent, data collection and management and participant confidentiality;

    • Provide regular data reports to PI and PD;

    • Recruit, maintain and develop relationships with community partner recruitment sites

    • Support aspects of project implementation, including budgetary, personnel, and data management.

    • Performs other duties as assigned by the PI or PD






    QUALIFICATIONS




    QUALIFICATIONS 


    • BA/BS in a social science (anthropology, sociology, psychology, public health) or health field required

    • Strong research, analysis, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

    • Ability to work independently

    • Flexibility is essential.

    • The ideal candidate has the ability to work in both collaborative and self-directed situations.

    SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: 


    • Knowledge of standard data analysis packages (e.g. SPSS, NVivo) is desirable

    • Empirical research skills, as demonstrated by prior research projects or employment experience

    • Social justice perspective and understanding of fundamental concepts of health disparities

    • Experience with MS Office Suite and Dropbox

    • Experience using electronic data capture tools like Redcap preferred.






    ABOUT US




    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.



    We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.


    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.



    Program Description:



    CHALO!—“Child Health Action to Lower Obesity and Oral health risk” (from a Hindi word that means “Let’s get going!”) is a five year research study funded by the National Institutes of Minority Health and Health disparities. The project focuses on maternal empowerment and early childhood health risks associated with feeding and oral health in South Asian immigrant communities. The Project is directed by Drs. Alison Karasz and Karen Bonuck at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Research partners include a local nonprofit organization, Sapna NYC, and researchers at Columbia University, Rutgers University and other institutions.



    CHALO! Includes three components: a descriptive study designed to understand the root causes of risky child feeding practices in South Asian immigrant families; a home visit intervention carried out by community health workers, and a community dissemination project to raise awareness about child feeding and health risks in the South Asian community in New York and New Jersey.



    We are seeking a part-time study coordinator who will be responsible for conducting quantitative/ qualitative surveys/interviews, entering, cleaning, coding and analyzing data, assisting in writing and editing research reports, articles and other writing projects; other administrative tasks as needed. Potential for co-authorship on reports and scientific publications. The position will be based in New Jersey. Candidates should possess a valid driver's license and be willing to drive to research visits. Travel will be reimbursed.