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Posted: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
JOB TITLE: Project Manager-Research Assistant
DEADLINE: Sunday, January 24th, 2021
LOCATION: The Hastings Center
Garrison, NY
CONTACT: Isabel Bolo

The Hastings Center, a nonprofit that researches social and ethical issues at the intersection of health, science, and technology, seeks applicants for the full-time Project Manager-Research Assistant position to begin Spring/Summer 2021. To apply online, please follow this link: The Hastings Center’s Project Manager-Research Assistants support the projects and work of our Research Scholars. PMRAs have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of Hastings scholarship, meet and work with leaders in the field, and develop a deep familiarity with a wide range of ethical and policy issues in health, medicine, and science and technology. Current projects address ethical issues in topics such as genetics, aging, and artificial intelligence, among other areas. The position begins Spring/Summer 2021 (exact start date to be negotiated). PMRAs typically stay in the position for approximately 2 years.

As Project Managers: PMRAs coordinate, schedule, and manage records related to Hastings Center research projects and collaborations. PMRAs take notes at internal meetings, track project deadlines and deliverables, and support dissemination of findings. As Research Assistants: PMRAs perform journal screening, web-based literature searches, document retrieval, bibliographic and citation services; take careful notes and prepare detailed summaries of research project meetings with external collaborators; assist with preparation of scholarly publications and presentations; and provide other research support as requested.

The successful candidate will work closely with members of the Research Department, including our Research Scholars, other PMRAs, and our Administrative Assistant. They will also work with the Director of Communications and the Chief Engagement Officer to enhance the impact of Hastings’ research. In addition to the formal duties of the position, PMRAs have opportunities to submit abstracts to conferences and seek publication in journals and The Hastings Center’s Bioethics Forum.

                For more details about the application components and to apply, please see our application page: A bachelor’s degree is required, and Candidates must already have the right to work in the U.S.

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