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Columbia University Research Assistant - Pulmonary in New York, New York

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union

  • Bargaining Unit: SSA

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • End Date if Temporary: N/A

  • Hours Per Week: 35

  • Salary Range: 863.08 per week

Position Summary

The Research Assistant will work on studies related to lung disease. S/he will assist two PIs with the planning and implementation of several NIH and industry funded studies. Assist with participant recruitment, study visits, processing blood samples, and adverse event reporting.


  • Assist with participant recruitment and study visits

  • Screen and enroll subjects for clinical research studies by telephone and/or in-person

  • Collect, process, and assist in the compilation and verification of research samples, and/or specimens

  • Administer questionnaires/diaries as per study protocol

  • Complete and maintain case report forms and review documents for completeness and accuracy

  • Perform data entry and assist with routine data verification and quality control, ensuring data integrity and consistency with prescribed study protocol

  • Maintaining accurate and detailed logs of work

  • Interact with with sponsor, CROs, IRB and FDA

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Phlebotomy training and/or experience

Other Requirements

  • The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.

  • Participation in the medical surveillance program

  • Contact with patients and/or human research subjects

  • Wear N-95 respirator

  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure

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