Columbia University School of Nursing is looking for an experienced Project Manager who will collaborate with the Principal Investigator and researchers to develop objectives and design of research projects and proposals related to sexual minority (e.g., lesbian and bisexual) women's health. This position will report directly to the Associate Dean of Global Health.
The Project Manager will be responsible for formulating and conducting research studies and analyses.
Other specific responsibilities will include:
Performing complex data collection and study methods, as well as analyzing and evaluating research results;
Overseeing data entry, management and cleaning of survey data as well as other large existing national data sets;
Ensuring compliance with all federal and university requirements, including developing and submitting of Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols, modifications and renewals;
Assisting the Principal Investigator in dissemination activities, grant and manuscript submissions;
Reviewing and synthesizing research literature & analytics;
Monitoring project developments, including proposing and implementing changes as needed;
Guiding, training and managing the day-to-day activities of graduate student research assistants (GRAs) or part-time research assistants; and
Performing other related duties and participating in special projects as assigned.
This is a grant-funded position and employment is contingent upon continued grant funding.
Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four (4) years of related experience.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and superb written and oral communication skills are a must for this role. The successful incumbent must be a self-directed problem solver who has previous experience and interest in research with LGBTQ people or other similarly marginalized population groups.
S/He must possess and apply comprehensive knowledge of research principles, concepts, practices and methods, as well as be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Master's degree in health or social science preferred.
Experience using SPSS and other statistical software a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 503945
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