Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $42,000.00
Maximum: $46,000.00



Start Date:



1300 Morris Park Avenue
New York
United States


The Study Coordinator will work full-time (40 hours/week) on a NIH-funded study to examine whether medical cannabis use decreases opioid analgesic use among people initiating medical cannabis use. The project will occur in 3-4 sites in the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Yonkers, and White Plains and will follow 250 participants over an 18-month period. Research visits will include computerized interviews, blood and urine collection, and consent to release medical records will be obtained. 


  • Work with the Project Director (PD) and Principle Investigator (PI) to update study protocols and protocol amendments as needed, including the development of new measures.
  • Work with the PD and PI to develop recruitment strategies and manage tracking database.
  • Supervise participant computer-assisted self-interviews.
  • Conduct in-depth qualitative interviews.
  • Assist in managing data; perform regular audits to ensure that collected data are complete and accurate, and research protocols are being followed.
  • Partner with IT and data management resources in the development and editing of databases.
  • Assist in drafting reports, preparing conference abstracts, and presentations related to the project.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1-2 years experience preferred in previous research or programmatic experience in public health or related field and experience working with similar populations.

Skills and Competencies

  • As part of a team, must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and adhere to study protocol.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, ACCESS, and Excel.
  • Familiarity and comfort working with an HIV-infected population and population seeking medical marijuana. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; detail oriented.

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Interested applicants should contact Giovanna DiFrancesca at