Per Diem Research Data Associate
New York, NY
Job Description

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Data Associate.

In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for conducting participant outreach, recruitment/retention, and biological sample collection procedures including sample processing for long term storage based on research protocol.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Screen patients who are potentially eligible for the study
    Approach eligible patients and discuss aims and goals of the study
    Conduct informed consent
  • Coordinate maternal biological sample collection with medical staff
    Conduct participant interview
    Enter participant information accurately and efficiently
  • Transfer consent and study documentation to the appropriate study participant folder
    Conduct follow-up calls with participants to ensure accurate data collection and assist with questionnaire data collection
    Comply with scheduled hours for birth sample collections including a 12 hour day shift and a 12 hour overnight shift
  • Collect and process birth samples per biological sample collection protocol in a timely way
    Transmit study related information to study staff, medical staff, Management, and participants in a timely way
    Conduct data analyses based on specified protocol
  • Conduct anthropometric measures on mother-child pairs
    Collect and process biological samples including stool form child
    Document all study related activities accurately and promptly
  • Schedule study related activities
    Attend and participate in scheduled study meetings
    Train new study staff on all study related procedures
  • Maintain IRB documentation
    Write, revise and maintain study related documents
    Translate study related documents, where able

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have an Associate's degree plus one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer literate with good interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a College graduate with a B.S. or B.A. in Biomedical or Physical Sciences. A minimum commitment of two years is required and placement in position may not exceed three years.
Must speak Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish or Yiddish.

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

NYU 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.

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Job Type Full-time