Advertised Summary Job Description: The Division of Rheumatology is seeking a Technician A to provide support for the Columbia University Lupus Clinical Research group, a premier lupus clinical research organization. The technician will support clinical trials, NIH or industry-sponsored, that focus on the discovery of novel drug targets in lupus. The technician will report and be supervised by the Division's clinical trials director.
Assist with the identification, screening and assessment of potential subjects for studies. Assist with data preparation and analysis, as well as maintain study files. The technician supports the PI in obtaining informed consent, ordering pre-randomization tests and ordering study drugs. Assists in assuring compliance with study protocol and maintaining case report forms. Assists the PI in the preparation of regulatory documents for IRB submissions and protocol compliance. Responsible for retrieval and entry of data from study site; provides ongoing reports for PI. Performs other related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or the equivalent in education, training and experience.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a drug screening test prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail required. Computer skills (Word, Excel) required. Must be able to work efficiently. Upon hire, must complete Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and HIPAA certification.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in pharmaceutical clinical trials research. Fluency in Spanish.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_171752
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