The Research Project Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of two large scale studies funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA): The ADOPT Study and the Boston ARCH Study. The ADOPT Study is a comparative effectiveness clinical trial comparing injectable vs. oral tablet naltrexone in a cohort of 260 hospitalized patients with alcohol use disorder. The Boston ARCH Study, a longitudinal cohort of 400 participants with HIV and substance use, is one of three cohorts that make up the Uganda Russia Boston Alcohol Network for Alcohol Research Collaboration on HIV/AIDS (URBAN ARCH -- urbanarch.org). These study teams are based in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health and study participants will be enrolled at Boston Medical Center (BMC).
The Research Project Manager will oversee study implementation and management of both projects, and directly supervise research staff. S/he will lead weekly team meetings, represent the study to internal and external collaborators, and be responsible for regular reporting (NIH, IRB, Department of Corrections, etc.).
The ideal candidate will have a desire to work with an urban hospital patient population and a strong interest in issues surrounding HIV, alcohol, and other drug use. S/he will have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, utilize time and resources efficiently, and establish priorities to coordinate and complete competing assignments within established timeframes.
Knowledge and Skills
Minimum of three years of experience in public health or health care administration, including experience with the coordination of multifaceted health services, research, and/or evaluation projects.
Minimum of 1 year of personnel management experience.
Master's degree required.
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented, have exceptional communication and writing skills, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Experience in data analysis and manuscript preparation is helpful.
Knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, and Excel is essential.
Cultural sensitivity and comfort interacting with a wide range of social, racial and ethnic populations.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, utilize time and resources efficiently and establish priorities and coordinate and complete competing assignments within established timeframes.
Experience working with substance using populations preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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