Brown University — Project Manager

Job Description:

The Project Manager will coordinate and manage multiple public health research projects for department research faculty. This includes managing day-to-day project administration, coordinating and tracking multiple project research initiatives; and communicating with research team members (internal and external), collaborators, stakeholders; research participants, undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students. Responsibilities also include report preparation, assistance with grant applications, completion of Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and reporting, arranging team meetings, creating meeting agendas, and taking meeting minutes. The Project Manager oversees maintenance and updating of project website and communications about project accomplishments. In addition, the project manager is a full member of the qualitative research team and substantively contributes to research protocol design and development; the collection of qualitative data including recruitment and tracking; data analyses and interpretation; dissemination efforts such as manuscripts and conference presentations; and the supervision of research staff, undergraduate, and graduate students.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, a Master’s in Public Health, or Master’s degree with concurrent research experience. Qualitative research experience required. Experience in gerontology preferred.

Job Competencies
Indicate the essential job competencies. Competencies are required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job successfully.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Understanding of human subjects research ethics and requirements
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office suite, Google suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Proficiency with NVivo, Atlas.ti, or other qualitative analysis software preferred
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment

All candidates must possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification that are satisfactory to Brown University.

This full-time fixed-term position has an end-date of 5/31/24 and may be extended based on the availability of grant funding.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Project Manager

Center for Gerontology & Health Care Research

Grade 10

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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