Project Manager for NIH-funded multi-year multi-center cohort study of patients with pulmonary vascular disease or advanced liver disease. The candidate will create and implement a strategic plan for the project, update and maintain the study’s manual of procedures, coordinate the operation of the UPenn and external Field Centers, and oversee the operations of participating external cores: cardiac imaging, laboratory core, and pulmonary function. He/she will be responsible for quality assurance and quality control, including training at Field Centers (requiring travel to the center), ongoing data monitoring, maintenance of staff certification at centers, and adherence to procedures. The candidate will oversee data and clinical coordinating activities, and abstract and manuscript processes in collaboration with the Principal Investigator.
The manager will ensure that all deliverables are completed, on time and within budget, including submission of progress reports and regulatory materials as required. A high level of independence, attention to detail, and strong communication skills are expected.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.