RESEARCH PROJECT MANAGER, School of Dental Medicine, Dept. Health Policy/Health Svcs Research

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RESEARCH PROJECT MANAGER, School of Dental Medicine, Dept. Health Policy/Health Svcs Research

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The Center for Behavioral Science Research (CBSR) at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Project Manager with a solid background in psychology, public health or a closely related field. The candidate should also possess at least 3 years experience managing clinical trials with human subjects. The project manager will work on a grant funded by the American Heart Association focusing on utilizing digital health technologies to motivate cessation of vaping among adolescents. Duties include day-to-day management of the trial, study protocol development, IRB submission, hiring, training and supervision of staff, oversight of achievement of participant recruitment and retention goals, assisting with qualitative data collection, coordinating data management, liaisoning with technology partners, clinic partners and others investigators participating in the consortium of funded grants, and monitoring expenditures. Applicants should possess a minimum of a BA or BS degree in psychology or related social science field plus three or more years of research experience as a project manager with supervisory responsibilities. The candidate should have excellent communication and organizational skills, and a strong interest in the application of mobile technology to improve population health. Previous experience using mobile or electronic health for behavior change is preferred. The candidate will join a growing dynamic group of health psychologists and behavioral medicine experts, research staff and postdoctoral associates working on several ongoing projects, and will be afforded the opportunity for professional development. Salary and benefits are competitive. The Boston University Medical Campus is comprised of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, the School of Medicine, and the School of Public Health, providing a strong collaborative interdisciplinary environment with a wealth of resources, including the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) which provides an array of services, collaborative opportunities, pilot funding, and training.

Required Skills

1. Three or more years experience performing in the role of project manager in research projects is required.

2. Demonstrated experience successfully utilizing project management practices, techniques and tools to manage and support the project life cycle.

3. Experience supervising staff and resources on a research project is required.

4. Strong analytical, management, interpersonal and communication skills is required.

5. Experience with basic budget is preferred

6. Demonstrated skill in facilitating development of positive culture, including teamwork and communication

7. Proven ability to facilitate teamwork and empower others

8. Excellent self-management and organizational skills, and ability to work as a team-player and team leader

9. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred.

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.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 8/21/2020
Application Due: 10/20/2020
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