The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
PRI is conducting a multidisciplinary review of actions and practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City (NYC) undertaken and experienced by all sectors of society. The review will examine how these activities impacted the health and welfare of NYC residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The review includes four components (literature review, key informant interviews, stakeholder consensus-building discussions, and community dialogues) and will culminate in a report on lessons learned and recommendations for future emergencies.
Reporting to the COVID review manager, the Research Assistant, PRI COVID Review (Student Research Worker) will assist PRI to conduct the review components.
Assist in completion of literature review (i.e., abstract quantitative and qualitative data from literature; analyze and summarize findings) ??? 25%
Assist in conducting qualitative interviews (i.e., serve as notetaker during interviews; obtain informed consent; support analysis and summarizing of findings) ??? 25%
Assist in the design and execution of stakeholder convenings to identify lessons learned and recommendations from the NYC COVID-19 response (e.g., drafting SOPs and discussion tools) ??? 25%
Assist with compiling information and documents and with formatting of data tables in Microsoft Word and Excel ??? 10%
Assist with meeting logistics and administrative activities -10%
Perform other duties as assigned ??? 5%
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work independently and manage various tasks in a team setting
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook)
A master???s degree in public health, public affairs or a related discipline
Experience in emergency response and management programs
Experience in conducting literature reviews and/or qualitative research
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.