The Dean's Research Assistant works directly with Dean Linda P. Fried, noted epidemiologist and aging expert. The position provides critical research support to Dean Fried on a variety of issues.
The research conducted informs articles that appear in the premier public health journals world-wide, and which also have impact on public health policy discussions. The appropriate candidate will research and compile briefing memos on issues related to topics including, but not limited to, aging, chronic disease, global health, child health, social influences on health, and public health education. Research support encompasses online literature reviews, report writing - including manuscript preparation, submission and tracking -and editing. The candidate will also assist with the development and design of presentations for the Dean's talks before assemblies of leaders in science, industry and government. The incumbent may also be asked to assist with special event planning and support for high-level research visitors. The role requires excellent writing skills, attention to detail, judgment and flexibility. Performs additional related duties as assigned.
On-line Research 40%
Manuscript Preparation / Submission 20%
Presentation Development 15%
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in training, experience and education
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 498969
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