Nephrology Project Coordinator - Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics (CPMG), Columbia University, New York, NY

Posted: Monday, April 5, 2021


Nephrology Project Coordinator -

  • Requisition no: 513184
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Medicine
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experienc

Position Summary

Project Coordinator position is available in the Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics (CPMG) at Columbia University Medical Center ( We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our research effort investigating issues of trust in precision medicine research among people with disabilities and racial/ethnic minorities. Our research more broadly focuses on the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomic and precision medicine research.


  • Perform academic literature review
  • Perform qualitative data collection and analyses
  • Observe and/or facilitate online focus groups with diverse populations
  • Perform coding of focus groups' transcripts
  • Assist with manuscript preparation
  • Maintain timely and responsive communication with project team and collaborators
  • Perform additional related duties as needed or assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus two years of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Team player with close attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work well independently and complete assignments in a timely manner
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to ensure the completion of essential tasks by deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in public health, social sciences, or other related field
  • Experience with focus groups and qualitative research
  • Familiarity with disability studies and/or ELSI research
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Other Requirements

  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Applications open: Mar 05 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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