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Position responsibilities: overview: 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 investigationA full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialtyThe college has some 730 medical students, 193 ph.dStudents, 106 md/ph.dStudents and 275 postdoctoral fellowsEinstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its scienceDuring 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 departmentAs 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 annuallyThe albert einstein college of medicine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employerAll 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 informationEinstein 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.
Project description: map-ch (“mothers action project for child health”)—is a 12-month group randomized controlled trial designed to decrease the risk of early childhood caries and other nutrition-related disease, among immigrant south asian (sa) toddler and preschool (tp) children aged 12-72 mThe project is directed by drAlison karasz at albert einstein college of medicineWe are seeking a casual study coordinator who will be responsible for supporting overall project workThis includes: helping to develop the map-ch curriculum and related educational materials, conducting literature reviews and background research; developing annotated bibliographies; helping with the organization and analysis of research data; conducting qualitative interviews, conducting quantitative/ survey interviews, entering and cleaning quantitative data, coding qualitative interview data; assisting in writing and editing research reports, articles and other writing projects; preparation of materials for meetings and conferences and other study materials; other administrative tasks as neededPotential for co-authorship on reports and scientific publications.
Work with principal investigator and project director to develop educational curriculum and related materials
Refine and finalize research protocols, draft study questionnaires and data collection tools;
Assist investigators in writing, preparing and submitting grant applications;
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 investigator;
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 project investigators.
Ba/bs in a social science (anthropology, sociology, psychology, public health) or health field required;
Fluency in bengali required; hindi or urdu is a plus
Excellent academic record; excellent writing, research, analysis, communication, organizational skills a must
Ability to work independently and multi-task required
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.gSpss, 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, word, excel, dropbox and outlook is necessary.
Posted 30+ days ago