Project Manager

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Hyde Park Campus

2012216 Medicine-General

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Job Information

Job Summary:

Under limited direction the Project Manager will coordinate and oversee execution of research projects and perform complex research related duties and tasks. PREP RRT is a project funded by the National Institutes of Health. This project aims to improve the knowledge and motivation for hospitalized patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Currently, the study is focused on analyzing results of qualitative interviews and recruiting hospitalized patients with CKD. The investigator also has related projects that use large national datasets to examine quality of care for patients with CKD and ESRD.


  • Manage the day-to-day activities and the overall workflow of the projects for principal investigator.
  • Responsible for having a working knowledge and awareness of all project components and initiatives.
  • Perform literature searches and contribute to writing manuscripts.
  • Assist with grant applications and required grant reports. Manage Institutional Review Board processes.
  • Provide training and oversight to the work of research support personnel, students, and volunteers.
  • Build data collection instruments and databases.
  • Provide support to the principal investigator and research team by recruiting subjects, designing surveys, planning and conducting individual and focus group interviews and collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Present research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences.
  • Plan and facilitate team meetings and webinars for on-site and off-site collaborators.
  • Work independently and within teams on special non-recurring and ongoing projects.
  • Provide technical assistance to collaborators in executing research procedures and in data collection.
  • Maintain working relationships with collaborative community and research partners.
  • Maintain and manage secure shared files for off-site and on-site management of research instruments and study documents.
  • Manage project equipment and supplies.
  • Oversee budget and purchase of study related materials.
  • Assist with the preparation of grant proposals.

  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills required.
  • Ability to train others required.
  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
  • Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
  • Analytical skills required.
  • Problem-solving skills required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • One year of relevant research experience preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job No:
Posted: 8/12/2018
Application Due: 8/23/2018
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