Department Name: 40118:Neuroscience Research Initiative
Neuroscience research at the University of Kentucky includes nationally prominent research programs to understand the aging process and age-related brain diseases. The Neuroscience Research Priority Area has been identified as an area of strength and creative endeavors at UK.
The Neuroscience Research Priority Initiative is seeking a Research Program Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations for the Neurosciences Research Priorities Initiative. This includes working with investigators and project personnel to develop timelines for projects, identifying obstacles and proactively seeking solutions for them, and ensuring that projects are compliant. The Research Project Manager will interact with a variety of campus faculty, staff, and leadership and be responsible for joining research concepts together and finding resources for extramural funding.
The qualified candidate will be able to communicate effectively, interact with campus faculty, staff, & leadership and industry partners with tact and judgment, and provide positive leadership to team members. Competitive applicants will have a track record of success in managing multiple projects concurrently and prioritizing work in a deadline-driven environment.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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