PROJECT MANAGER, School of Medicine, Anatomy & Neurobiology

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PROJECT MANAGER, School of Medicine, Anatomy & Neurobiology

Boston University seeks a Research Project Manager with the neuropsychology group at the renowned Framingham Heart Study. Our offices are located in Framingham, MA but we are part of the departments of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neurology and Epidemiology at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. This multi-faceted position requires someone who is mature, independent, self-initiating, and comfortable working in an unstructured, non-traditional, dynamically evolving research environment with little supervision. In order to be considered, applicants must have clinical research experience with direct patient/participant interaction and some evidence of strong management capabilities. Familiarity with neuropsychology and interest in cognitive aging, dementia/Alzheimers disease and brain imaging is also required. The applicant should be comfortable managing change, have strong written/verbal communication skills and a willingness to work non- traditional hours.

Research responsibilities will include coordinating diagnostic meetings, conducting literature searches, managing numerous project details with a focus on ensuring data integrity and accuracy within specified timelines. Example of some project topics are Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Natural Language Processing (NLP), technology integration into research methods, and neuropathology, with more projects underway and in the pipeline. Management responsibilities include helping the Principal Investigator manage a team of 15+, delegating work appropriately, communicating research goals, monitoring progress across multiple projects, interacting and coordinating efforts with external collaborators and running the summer internship program.

As part of the selection process, an on-site interview will be required.

Benefits include those offered to full-time Boston University employees (see for details)

  • Bachelor's required, Master's preferred
  • 1-3 years of clinical research experience
  • Interest in the field of brain aging/dementia
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Project management skills
  • Experience as a direct supervisor
  • Must have a car

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States






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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/12/2019
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