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Research Coordinator

NYU Langone
Gramercy Park and Murray Hill, New York
Closing date
Dec 15, 2021

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Research Scientist / Analyst
Full Time
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Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Coordinator.

The Research Coordinator will work with Dr. Amanda Bunting (Principal Investigator) in the Department of Population Health to oversee and support the development of the Bunting Research Lab. The Bunting Research Lab has three focus areas: (1) polysubstance use (primarily co-use of stimulants and opioids), (2) substance use and health disparities of justice-involved populations, and (3) substance use-related health outcomes in rural populations. The Research Coordinator will be responsible for (1) research project administration and coordination, (2) tasks related to the recruitment, retention, and communication outreach for the labs research projects, and (3) other research tasks as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 1. Assist with daily oversight of projects, including successfully maintaining relationships with other departmental staff to ensure success of each research project;
  • 2. Support Institutional Review Board submissions and modifications;
  • 3. Assist with management of project finances and ordering of study supplies;
  • 4. Organize and maintain research records;
  • 5. Plan and schedule study meetings;
  • 6. Manage study research assistants.
  • 7. Oversee recruitment and screening of study populations by research assistants;
  • 8. Manage and utilize participant tracking to facilitate longitudinal follow-up of participants;
  • 9. As needed, assist research assistants in successfully carrying out study procedures. This may include completing a study visit (e.g., screening, informed consent, surveys, qualitative interviews, collection of drug specimen) when research assistants are unavailable;
  • 10. Assist the PI in maintaining research/lab social media and websites up-to-date.
  • 11. Assist with literature reviews and other tasks to facilitate publications (e.g., formatting of manuscripts);
  • 12. Assist the PI in carrying out aims of research projects via other tasks as they arise;
  • 13. Participate in publications and research presentations, if interested.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in life sciences, allied health or equivalent in a related discipline and 0-1 years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective oral, written, communication, interpersonal skills. Must be able to work under the direction of supervision. Ability to operate research related equipment. Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as World, Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications. Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Time management skills and ability to work well under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates should have experience with various stages of the research process and have previous successful work experience in a coordination or administration role on a community-based research study.A successful candidate will:
have experience in project management or coordination
be familiar with the institutional review board process
have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
be detail-oriented
have basic computer competencies
be able to work independently
be comfortable working in the community with diverse populations
A BA/BS in a social science or substance use related field (e.g., sociology, public health, anthropology, psychology, pre-med) is required. Candidates with MA/MPH/MS/equivalent are preferred, but appropriate prior work experience will be considered in lieu of advanced education. Candidates from diverse backgrounds and/or with lived experience are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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