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Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2018
JOB TITLE: Bioethics Research Project Manager
DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
LOCATION: Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University
New York City, New York, United States
CONTACT: Monica Prabudoss
EMAIL: mp3704@cumc.columbia.edu
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Position Overview
The Project Manager will manage the development, coordination, and implementation of key components of a NIH R01 grant funded study “Ethics of Inclusion: Diversity in Precision Medicine Research” under the supervision of the study principal investigator. The Project Manager is expected to contribute substantively to the intellectual work of the study as well as engage in a significant amount of logistical work, including scheduling, responding to calls and email, and overseeing the financial details of the project.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Overall management of a multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary study
• Analyze project goals, plan schedule of deadlines for project completion, and develop action plan and processes for project completion from inception to evaluation
• Hire and manage research personnel, including students and research assistants
• Coordinate collection of qualitative study data from six national research sites, including recruitment and facilitating study procedures
• Plan and arrange meetings with research and grant collaborators
• Assist project investigator managing project budget and subcontracts, including tracking and managing study budget (reimbursements, travel, monthly budget, financial reports)
• Manage grant administrative responsibilities (progress reports, no cost extension applications etc.)
• Develop and maintain IRB protocols and coordinate across multiple institutions
• Contribute to the development of study instruments, data analyses, manuscripts and presentations
• Some travel may be required

Required Qualifications
• Master’s degree in a social science, ethics, business, law, or public health
• A minimum of two years of project management experience
• Ability to work with multi-institutional research team and to collaborate across organizations
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including one-on-one interactions as well as in groups
• Demonstrated experience in writing papers, reports, or presentations
• Demonstrated organizational abilities and professional approach
• Experience with qualitative research
• Strong interests in bioethics or social studies of health

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with NIH grant funded research

Application Materials
• Those interested in this position should submit Curriculum vitae, one writing sample, and letter of interest. The letter should include the contact information for three references (name, title, institution, email address, phone number, relationship to you).

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