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Columbia University Short-Term Casual in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 512227

  • Work Type: Part Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Short Term Casual

  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary

  • Hours Per Week: 20

  • Salary Range: $25.00

Position Summary

The Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health seeks 4 short term casuals to assist in the data collection for a field survey focused on injury risks and alcohol use and related harm. A team composed of four short term casuals will complete 6 hours’ paid training and will attend field data collection sites for approximately 4 hours on 6 occasions during 2021. The total commitment is approximately 30 hours per team member. Under direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, team members will be responsible for interacting with survey participants to obtain informed consent, administer an electronic survey, and collect process data. They will perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Requires enrolment in a master’s degree in public health or related research field.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Receive training in study protocol, 20%Travel to data collection sites, 20%Collect survey data from research participants, 50%Record process data, 10%

Preferred Qualifications

Completion of Masters’ degree in Epidemiology or similar discipline.

Must be familiar with epidemiologic study design. Must have completed training in the responsible conduct of research with human subjects. Must be available to attend all project trainings and scheduled data collection events. Must be detail-oriented, with excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and diplomacy at all times.

Other Requirements

  • Type other requirements and/or special indicators if CUIMC

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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