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Senior Research Coordinator - NYU Langone Health - Department of Population Health

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Location: New York, NY
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #12588
Posted: May 17, 2018

The New York University School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health (DPH) is a dynamic environment of excellence, innovation and growth with faculty across a wide range of disciplines including behavioral and social sciences, epidemiology, health services research, evaluation, biostatistics, and medical ethics with a particular focus on health equity.

DPH is leading an exciting 4-year initiative funded by the NIH. The grant is co-led by Drs. Carolyn Berry, Division of Health Behavior and Donna Shelley, Division of Comparative Effectiveness Research and Co-Director of the Section for Tobacco Alcohol and Drug Use in DPH. The goal of the NIH initiative is to develop and validate a parsimonious tool that can be used to identify ways to improve the care and patient outcomes in primary care practices. The project is national in scope and will involve over 300 primary care practices in 6 practice networks.

We are seeking a qualified Senior Research Coordinator to provide administrative and research support. The Senior Research Coordinator will work closely with NYU staff and faculty. The successful candidate will have a high degree of professional maturity, commitment to excellence, independence, flexibility, and initiative, and will possess the ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals, teams and populations both internally and externally.


  • Collaborate with the study team on all elements of the study including the development of the study tool, interviews, and fielding and validation of the tool.
  • Coordinate weekly research team meetings, assemble and distribute meeting agendas and materials, and take and distribute meeting notes.
  • Coordinate other meetings, conference calls, and site visits with collaborators, consultants and the external advisory board.
  • Provide administrative support including ordering supplies, arranging travel for study team members, ordering and distributing participant incentives, processing staff reimbursements, and submitting invoices for subcontractors and vendors.
  • Prepare IRB submissions and modifications.
  • Participate in the development of publications and conference presentations, including conducting literature reviews and creating tables and other data visualizations.
  • Prepare standard progress reports for research sponsor.
  • Manage recruitment efforts.
  • Oversee planning of study activities as assigned.


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in public health, sociology, psychology, health care administration, public administration or related discipline.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of research experience required.
  • Experience implementing and coordinating grant-funded projects, including budget tracking, grant reporting, and IRB submissions and updates.
  • Attention to detail is critical.
  • Proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Access, Power Point and Outlook. Familiar with Internet applications.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, and strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of management and work and communicate effectively with individuals both internal and external to our team.
  • Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently.
  • Commitment to continuous learning as required by department administration.
  • Ability to make decisions independently.
  • Ability to manage time, multi task and prioritize work.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems; ability to work well under pressure.


  1. Competency using research related software such as SPSS, Stata, Endnote, and ATLAS.ti is desirable.
  2. Experience conducting literature reviews

Only applications with a cover letter will be considered. To apply, email both a cover letter and resume to In the subject please include NCATS SR Research Coordinator and your last name.