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Posted Job Title
Periodontics Research Project Manager - Penn Dental Medicine
Job Profile Title
Manager Research Project A
Job Description Summary
Reporting to the Vice Dean for Scholarship and Research, the position manages, oversees, and administers the daily operations of the Vice Dean's laboratory, administrative office of the Vice Dean, and programs in support of assigned project management involving research, the DScD program, courses, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and procedures at Penn, EHRS, NIH, IACUC, OIP, etc.Â
Supervise assigned laboratory and or support personnel; delegate and coordinates tasks based on developed plans, participate in ordering supplies and onboarding of lab personnel including visa applications and immigration/visa documents.
Manage project/program activities and implements protocols; develops, implements and manages work plans and time-frames in order to ensure project goals. Communicates project/program activities to ensure clear, coordinated project related communications.
Participate in management of didactic courses including organization and posting of teaching material, grading exams, preparing exams, communicating with students and faculty, maintaining course database.
Provide technical leadership and consultation related to project/grant proposals/ manuscripts/animal protocol development, IACUC applications and revisions, IRB applications and revisions and advising those associated with projects.
Provide pre-award management of grant documents including proof reading and initial assessment, interaction with other researchers and institutions to facilitate grant processing, budget development and uploading of grant documents.Â Post-award financial management of grants, including monitoring expenses and preparing budget reports.
Participate in management of the DScD program including maintaining a database, monitor student progression through the program and provide program guidelines and requirements to students. Communicate with research mentors, students, department chairs and program directors, admissions department and others on student applications, progress and theses. Provide reports to the program director on progress.
Other administrative duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and 3-5 years progressively responsible administrative experience required.
High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to track, monitor and adhere to deadlines.
Ability to learn various University systems, databases and programs.
Experience working with Microsoft Office suite and various calendaring and scheduling programs.
Excellent communication skills and executive administrative support skills.
Demonstrated ability to act with tact and maintain confidentiality.
Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills in a complex and fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to work well with diverse colleagues, clients and external organizations.
Demonstrated commitment to personal responsibility and accountability for results.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Dental 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: JR00013828
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.