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Posted Job Title
Research Project Manager A
Job Profile Title
Manager Research Project A
Job Description Summary
Responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations of several research projects. This person will manage the NIH NHLBI R01 Digital Phenotyping research grant focused on studying applications of digital tools and platforms (e.g. social media, text, email) for improving cardiovascular health risk screening. PLEASE NOTE, this position is for one year.
Specific tasks include planning/implementing protocols for the various projects; managing and conducting recruitment, screening and enrollment; responsible for all IRB correspondence and regulatory requirements; tracking and management of study budgets; and supervision of Research Coordinators and/or Research Assistants. Additional responsibilities include preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual progress reports to the Sponsor; management of regulatory requirements; coordinating with the data team and outside partners for data collection, analysis and publication preparation; preparing materials for Advisory Boards. Meets with PI/co-PIâ™s and/or Project Director weekly for technical advice or to report on status of work in progress.
Responsible for day to day management of complex projects conducted with collaborators both internal and external to Penn. With mentoring from the Principal Investigator, the Research Project Manager will take leadership role in developing study protocols, writing grants, managing the detailed operations of projects, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, cultivating close relationships with community partner organizations, and drafting/editing manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journal. He/she will help develop the team's research strategy and will have ample opportunities to lead projects and co-author papers. Will be required to ensure that studies/research are conducted safely and according to protocol, provide supervision to educators and teams conducting the study/interventions and collaborates with peers from other Universities and funding agencies. Will also be responsible for coordinating grant applications and interacts with funding administrators and the University Business Office. Provides significant contributions to presentations and manuscripts, including multiple drafts for review and dissemination. Plays a primary role in other dissemination activities related to project findings. Position contingent upon funding
PLEASE NOTE, this position is for one year.
Qualifications Bachelor'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; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
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: JR00012612
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