Manager Research Project A

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Job location: Blockley Hall - 11th Floor


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-15
Req: JR00029262
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Posted Job Title

Manager Research Project A

Job Profile Title

Manager Research Project A

Job Description Summary

The Project Manager will manage day to day operations for data research projects within the Division of Health Policy. The PM will function as the day-to-day manager of the research projects including overseeing the development of study protocols, coordinating regulatory approval from the institutional review board, organizing study data collection, overseeing the budgets/grant expenditures/cash flow, executing subcontracts, coordinating activities of the project data collection teams and the statistical programming team; monitoring progress and timelines, preparing materials for interim reports, contributing to manuscript preparation and presentation; coding data and running regressions in STATA, SATA and/or R; creating publication quality graphics, and addressing interim problems as they arise. The PM will have a supervisory role with student workers and potentially a full time staff member, and will need to review their work and be able to guide them on literature reviews and basic data coding and cleaning. The PM will need to work with statistical analysts to ensure they are completing research aims.

Position contingent upon funding.

Job Description

The Project Manager will manage day to day operations for data research projects within the Division of Health Policy. The PM will function as the day-to-day manager of the research projects including overseeing the development of study protocols, coordinating regulatory approval from the institutional review board, organizing study data collection, overseeing the budgets/grant expenditures/cash flow, executing subcontracts, coordinating activities of the project data collection teams and the statistical programming team; monitoring progress and timelines, preparing materials for interim reports, contributing to manuscript preparation and presentation; coding data and running regressions in STATA, SATA and/or R; creating publication quality graphics, and addressing interim problems as they arise. The PM will have a supervisory role with student workers and potentially a full time staff member, and will need to review their work and be able to guide them on literature reviews and basic data coding and cleaning. The PM will need to work with statistical analysts to ensure they are completing research aims.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master’s degree preferred in a Health related field. This person should have an understanding of the healthcare system and a desire to expand this knowledge base. This person should have prior experience in an academic research environment and experience working on academic papers. Authorship on an academic paper is preferred. Experience managing student workers or interns in a previous position is also preferred. The successful candidate will be extremely well organized and resourceful. The project manager must be quantitatively and analytically skilled, thrive in multi-tasking environments, and be a self-starter with a results orientation. Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint is required. Experience with Endnote, and statistical software such as R, STATA, and/or SAS is preferred. We are a data-driven team and experience with data visualization and creating publication-quality graphics is preferred. The project manager will interact with a variety of faculty members, staff, external partners, and students throughout the university, so strong interpersonal communication skills are essential. The project manager will manage student workers and work with postdoctoral researchers and other staff members. High accuracy, dependability, and attention to detail will be vital to success in the position. The project manager should have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$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.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 5/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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