COVID Community Surveillance Coordinator
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Cornell requires that all faculty and staff members, regardless of their work location, disclose their vaccination status, and provide proof of vaccination if vaccinated, immediately upon hire.
Seeking an outstanding individual to join the Cazer Lab and work with collaborators in the Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences Department on a COVID-19 Community Surveillance Survey. This project will estimate the prevalence of COVID-19 infection and immunity in the local community through regular field surveys.
The research coordinator will be primarily responsible for the organization and implementation of field surveys. The duties will include:
- Coordinating with multiple individuals at Cornell and external partners (Cayuga Medical Center, Tompkins County Health Dept)
- Developing training materials for field staff (written, audio, video)
- Ensuring adherence with IRB and IBC protocols
- Publicizing the survey (advertising, partnering with outside organizations)
- Developing informational materials for survey participants
- Assisting with designing the survey and sampling plan
- Organizing materials for surveys, including preparation of sampling materials and maintenance of sample lists and surveys
- Writing standard operating procedures for survey administration
- Assisting with supervision of field staff during the 2-day surveys (weekends)
- Assisting with data analysis (experience using R and/or SAS preferred)
- Writing reports for external partners (experience using Tableau or a similar program preferred)
** As a note Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
** Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
**This position is anticipated to start immediately and will require an on-campus presence.
*** This is a one year appointment, with possible extension based on performance and availability of funds.***
Successful candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, or a related discipline plus at least 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to work independently and as part of a diverse, interdisciplinary team. Strong communication and organizational skills are required.
A Master's degree or higher in a relevant field, such as Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, or a related discipline.
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