We are seeking a Research Project Associate to join the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service (IHCD) within the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. IHCD works towards equity of health for minority and immigrant populations through service, outreach, education, training, and research initiatives. Working closely with Dr. Francesca Gany, the Service Chief, you will be responsible for project management across Dr. Gany's investigator-initiated trials within our Taxi Network Initiative. The Taxi Network was developed to investigate and address varying health concerns faced by NYC taxi drivers.
If you are an organized clinical research professional with strong project management skills, dedicated to reducing health disparities and improving access to care, apply today!
Language requirement: Bengali or French fluency (written and spoken)
This position requires in-person attendance at the office and community-based sites, with a hybrid telecommute work model
Manage ongoing and new departmental projects and create processes to ensure that goals are met.
Be a liason with Taxi Network community partners, and stake holders
Foster new community relationships to enhace recruitment strategies and community health care referral linkages
Coordinate Taxi Network outreach activities and oversee the flow of taxi driver study participants recruited in the field
Create and maintain REDCap databases for protocols, including pulling data upon investigator request(s)
Conduct fidelity/protocol compliance audits and QA of the databases
Work closely with investigators on NIH progress reports, abstract/manuscript publication and grant writing.
Compile and analyze data for abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations.
Serve as the primary contact for all levels of staff regarding data administration matters as they relate to the databases
Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol.
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Masters degree in Public Health, Psychology, Sociology or relevant field with two years of clinical research experience is preferred
Experience and/or demonstrated interest in working in community based participatory research and health disparities
Experience and/or demonstrated interest in conducting outreach, building relationships and interfacing with community organizations
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing and editorial skills.
A strong ability and understanding on how to collect, analyze, interpret and prepare data for presentation (i.e., written, tabular and graphical formats).
Strong organization skills
Language fluency in French or Bengali (written and spoken) required
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