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Research Project Manager

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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The Department of Communication Disorders (CSD) in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Science (SHRS) at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Research Project Manager to launch and coordinator day-to-day activities on a 3 year federally funded research project. The HearCARE project is focused on treatment approaches aimed at increasing engagement for older adults who have hearing loss. The HearCARE team is seeking to fill this position with an experienced Research Project Manager who will support the Principle Investigator (PI) and Co-Investigators, while overseeing administrative support personnel and research assistants engaged in data collection. The incumbent will keep the team on time regarding milestones of the project and will be responsible for filing required funding agency reports relating to budget and project status.

This position meets weekly with the PI and has ongoing communication with all members of the HearCARE team. The incumbent will need to maintain a professional demeanor in all interactions with the research team, residents, and families, Assisted Living facility staff, and various professionals including but not limited to the office of grants and contracts, co-investigators, consultants, stakeholders, funding source project managers, the University of Pittsburgh IRB, and fellow research and academic program staff. Confidentiality, accuracy, and attention to detail are expected for the position. Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to be flexible with work assignments and multi-tasking is essential. The position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to manage workflow under tight deadlines.

The incumbent should be able to function independently in all of these tasks and in other tasks as assigned by the PI and Co-Investigators. The position requires experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel. Experience with human study coordination, subject consenting, IRB procedures, and clinical database management is desirable. Strong organizational skills, outstanding verbal and written communications skills, and strong sense of responsibility and being able to present comprehensive data summaries is required.

Master's degree in science-related discipline and/or Master's degree in Business Administration. Professional designations such as Certified Research Administrator (CRA). Professional designations such as Certified Research Administrator (CRA).





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Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-02-29

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