Research Project Manager

at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job ID48627 LocationChicago, Illinois Department: MED-Ctr Food Allergy & Asthma Salary/Grade: EXS/7 Job Summary: We are seeking to hire a Research Project Manager to support the Childhood Activities Nutrition and Development Oversight (CAN DO) Study, a randomized control trial which aims to explore early infant introduction of peanut and other common food allergens (egg, wheat, cashew, and walnut) in the US and the impact of early introduction on food allergy development between ages 1-3. Over 1,500 infants will be enrolled from diverse pediatric practices in Chicago. The successful candidate will join a mission-driven, collaborative research team within a dynamic research environment and will serve as co-manager for the CANDO study.The ideal candidate will have solid experience and a successful track record in both project and people management, including serving as a direct supervisor to entry-level as well as staff with many years of experience; a background in biology or other health-related field/major, superb customer service skills, excellent communication skills, flexibility, and a passion for using scientific research to find answers and improve lives.Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. This position will support the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR), directed by Dr. Ruchi Gupta. As a center with a presence in the both the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS), CFAAR provides community and stakeholder engagement infrastructure across the research spectrum. Please Note: Supervisor provides objectives and deadlines.Work is reviewed for fulfillment of objective and deadlines and overall compliance with policy and procedures.EE completes some activities without direction, informing supervisor only of potentially controversial matters, and/or far-reaching implications. Specific Responsibilities: Technical *Provides complex scientific & technical leadership in determining research priorities & the plan, design & execution of research projects ensuring that programs of investigation meet specified objectives. *Plans, develops & implements new processes & protocols to support research studies & maximize/extend study capabilities. *Oversees completion of study activities per protocol. *Ensures that study protocols are in compliance with appropriate rules & regulations & reviews study progress and recommends revisions, amendments, and/or other study changes as necessary to better meet needs of sponsors. *Reviews scientific literature & evaluates & recommends applicable techniques & procedures. Administrative *Analyzes, evaluates & interprets data to determine relevance to research. *Prepares results & may co-author scientific papers for presentation & publication & disseminates information via seminars, lectures, etc. *Creates data for use in grant submission & develop new proposals for research including obtaining financial support. *Acts as liaison between sponsoring agencies, collaborating organizations &/or other research &/or educational institutions. Finance *May create &/or manage research study budget which may include deciding on & approving expenditures of funds based on budget. Supervision *Trains, directs, assigns duties to & may supervise lab EEs, students, residents &/or fellows. Miscellaneous Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: *Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 5 years' research study or other relevant experience required; OR *Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 3 years' research study or other relevant experience. *Experience supervising and managing people as well as projects. *Must complete NU's IRB CITI training before interacting with any participants & must re-certify every 3 years. Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.) *Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team. *Ability to collaborate with professionals. Preferred Qualifications: *Experience managing grants at a large scale. *Strong organization skills *Proven ability to perform in high-pressure situations, executing projects accurately and on... For full info follow application link. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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Job Posting: 11673215

Posted On: Feb 14, 2024

Updated On: Feb 29, 2024

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