About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The Institute for Health Equity Social Justice Research is looking for a Project Manager to join their team! This position is 28 hours per week, and is benefits eligible.
Responsibilities: The Project Manager, under the direction of the Principal Investigator, is responsible for managing and coordinating two evaluation research projects in collaboration with the MA Department of Public Health and the Boston Public Health Commission, and their corresponding clinical sites and councils, each of whom will be carrying out the interventions to be evaluated. The position will involve collaborating with these partners to implement data collection for both project reporting to funders and for research; coordinating all IRB applications and approvals, managing the overall budgets of both projects, working with faculty who will be guiding the evaluation research methodology, drafting all required reports, assisting with grant writing, and disseminating information about the evaluation results via abstracts, presentations, and participation in writing of peer-reviewed journal articles. The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that all program goals and tasks (including participant recruitment, project logistics, and data collection and management) are done in an accurate and efficient manner. The Project manager will supervise and monitor study tasks, timelines, and work of two students (SGA or Co-op) who will work on these projects. The Project Manager will also act as the liaison with all groups affiliated with the project, and attend clinical site meetings when necessary.
Qualifications: Minimum requirements include: Master's degree, preferably in social or health sciences. At least 2 years of related research experience is required. Previous experience with project management, data management, managing budgets, writing reports, facilitating meetings and providing supervision is strongly desired. Knowledge about public health and related health topics is essential. Excellent skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint), ability to conduct systematic library/literature searches, basic data analysis skills and outstanding writing/communication skills are required. Must be a detail-oriented individual with strong organizational skills and the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
Salary Grade: 11
Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouve, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite, opened in 2013, provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.
Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation's premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern's international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation's top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston's historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.