The School at Columbia University

Cardiac Electrophysiology Department Research Coordinator

Columbia University

New York, NY, United States

The Cardiac Electrophysiology Department at Columbia University is seeking a full-time Research Manager, whose main role will be to assist with administrative and data keeping operations of our research protocols, such as maintenance of institutional review board protocols, recruitment for research studies, and management of industry sponsored research assigned to our laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Hasan Garan, Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Hasan Garan is an active faculty member supervising a laboratory with 10 other electrophysiology attendings comprising an extensive sponsored research portfolio.

We are looking for a dependable and detail-oriented individual with scientific knowledge, clinical experience, and excellent organizational skills. The candidate will support day-to-day lab operations to ensure successful research in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Representative essential duties include:

o Tracking, renewal, and upkeep of all of the laboratory’s human subjects and non-human subjects research protocols, liaising with the Institutional Review Board and other institutional compliance offices as appropriate
o Organization and reporting of research data
o Data management and creation of database; preferred experience with Redcap, SPSS/SAS
o Coordination of internal research teams and external collaborators, serve as a liaison in the laboratory for all regulatory and compliance-related questions
o Liaise with international and domestic collaborators to obtain relevant approval and consent documentation
o Coordinate review of materials and data usage/transfer agreements with various institutional legal teams
o Under the direction and guidance of university safety and compliance offices, ensures lab compliance with human subjects research regulations and tracking ethical and biological safety training of lab members
o Participates in research in the ethical considerations of studies
o Working closely with university compliance offices, coordinates training for lab members in areas such as ethics and compliance, health information and privacy, responsible conduct of research, etc.
o Other duties as assigned in lab administrative operations

Basic Qualifications: MA/MS in life sciences, management, public health, or related field, plus 2 years of experience in a laboratory or research based academic environment.

Additional Qualifications:
High level writing skills and experience drafting and editing scientific, regulatory, and policy documents preferred. Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work items based on future impact, value to the department, deadlines, etc. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple constituents on a variety of projects, flexibility, and willingness to take on assignments are essential. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, manage 2-3 other research coordinators, as well as work part of a team to handle complex and confidential information with discretion. Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.

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