The New York City Longitudinal Study of Wellbeing is a panel study of New York City adults that focuses on economic wellbeing and hardship, for which the incumbent will conduct telephone surveys in both English & Spanish.
The New York City Longitudinal Study of Young Children is a panel study of New York City parents of young children, for which the incumbent will conduct home visits at CUSSW and telephone surveys in both English & Spanish.
This position is part-time; 20 hours per week.
THIS POSITION IS 100% GRANT-FUNDED. CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING AND SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE.
The incumbent will be required to carry out the following duties and responsibilities:
Conduct telephone interviews for both studies with study participants using Qualtrics software (45%)
Conduct in-person child assessments (home visits) with New York City Longitudinal Study of Young Children study participants (50%)
Other related duties as assigned (5%)
Bachelor's degree required in a scientific discipline
Minimum six (6) months of experience in a research environment
Demonstrated initiative; attention to detail; able to work independently & as part of a team
Flexibility in schedule: must have weekend & evening availability
Basic computer literacy including Microsoft Office suite
Experience with survey software such as Qualtrics and/or a CATI system preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 504103
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