Assistant Project Director

Columbia University - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.1


***This position is based 100% in Miami, Florida***

GRANT FUNDED:
Under the direction of the SMS Miami Research Center Director, the Assistant Project Director will be part of several federally-funded studies. The individual will also be responsible for assisting in the development of new research studies, related to HIV, Hepatitis and substance use disorders.

Participates in the conceptualization, development and review of grant proposals; participates in developing/writing of scientific abstracts, posters, oral presentations and manuscripts for local and national conferences;

Conducts basic statistical analyses such as frequency distributions and cross tabulations; performs literature reviews; assists with data management across multiple trials.

Assists with developing intervention instruments, informed consents, questionnaires and any study related forms; prepares and submits IRB applications as needed (newly established research projects, amendments, continuing reports, etc.);

Establishes and maintains working relationships with project, and University personnel involved with the development of new research studies;

Develops weekly/quarterly/annual reports for study sponsors and collaborators;

Oversees and conducts quality assurance monitoring for research studies; supervises other quality assurance monitors, as needed

Develops studies' standard operating procedures (SOPs) manuals;

Oversees implementation of community/provider (and other) surveys, including development of survey instruments and data collection;

Oversees/leads development of data use agreements for research studies, NIH Certificate of Confidentiality applications and www.clinicaltrials.gov submissions across multiple research protocols

Assists in the development/programming/testing of study-specific data- capture systems using Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Questionnaire Development System (QDS), Research Data Management (REDCap), Qualtrics, etc.;

Assists the Principal Investigator and Center Director in overseeing the implementation of multiple funded research protocols;

Assists the Center Director with overseeing one or more sites participating in federally-funded multi- and/or single-site trials; assists collaborators (potential study sites) in gathering and compiling data for competitive site-selection applications to participate in future studies; leads national and/or local training of research staff participating in multi- and/or single-site trials.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Bachelors' degree plus three years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.

Effective oral and written communication skills and experience and skills in protocol development and scientific writing required and proficiency in computer skills required.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in public health, epidemiology, or the social/behavioral science will substitute in part for experience; background in public health or health services research studies a plus

Essential Functions

Participates in the conceptualization and development of grant proposals; participates in developing scientific manuscripts; participates in developing scientific abstracts, posters, oral presentations for local and national conferences; conducts basic statistical analyses such as frequency distributions, cross tabulations and regression analysis; performs literature reviews; assists with data management across multiple studies- 30%

Prepares and submits IRB applications (newly established research projects, amendments, continuing reports, etc.); assists the Principal Investigator and Center Director in developing intervention instruments, informed consents, questionnaires and any study-related documents - 20%

Establishes and maintains working relationships with project and University personnel involved with the development of new research studies; assists the Center Director with overseeing one or more sites participating in federally-funded multi- and/or single-site trials; assists collaborators (potential study sites) in gathering and compiling data for competitive site-selection applications to participate in future studies; co- leads national and/or local protocol/procedural training of research staff participating in multi- and/or single-site trials - 20%

Assists the Principal Investigator and Center Director in overseeing the implementation of multiple funded research protocols; leads development of NIH Certificate of Confidentiality applications and www.clinicaltrials.gov submissions and data use agreements across multiple research protocols; prepares weekly/quarterly/annual reports for study sponsors and collaborators; oversees and conducts quality assurance monitoring for research studies; supervises other quality assurance monitors, as needed; develops studies' standard operating procedures (SOPs); oversees implementation of community/provider surveys, including development of survey instruments and data collection - 25%

Perform other duties as assigned - 5%

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Special Indications

This position works with:
There are no special indications for this position

HIPAA Compliance training required

Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required

No

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request?

Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date

10-25-2017

Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

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