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Posted Job Title
Manager Research Project B
Job Profile Title
Manager Research Project B
Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The Psychology of Eating and Consumer Health (PEACH) Lab in the Department of Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvaniaâ™s Perelman School of Medicine is seeking a Project Manager B. This person will be responsible for both strategic planning and day-to-day management of multiple grant-funded studies. This position will be responsible for oversight of all grant activities for these research studies including management of day-to-day research activities, IRB and regulatory requirements, and training and supervision of research staff. With mentoring from the Principal Investigator, the Research Project Manager will take a leadership role in developing study protocols, writing grants, managing the detailed operations of projects, cultivating close relationships with community partner organizations, and drafting/editing manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals as well as preparing research presentations. This person will help develop the team's research strategy and will have ample opportunities to lead projects and co-author papers. The Project Manager will ensure studies are conducted safely and according to protocol, provide supervision to educators and teams conducting the study/interventions and collaborate with peers from other Universities and funding agencies. The Project Manager will also be responsible for coordinating grant applications and interacting with funding administrators and the University Business Office. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing and tracking multiple study budgets as well as managing the timely submission of grant reporting to the sponsors. The Project Manager B will meet regularly withstudy leadership to provide study updates but will function independently in carrying out most responsibilities.
This position is contingent on funding.
Qualifications Master's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Working Conditions Office, library, computer room
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Typically standing or walking
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$59,703.00 - $113,435.00
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00003534
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