Manager Research Project B (Department of Medical
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Posted Job Title
Manager Research Project B (Department of Medical Ethics)
Job Profile Title
Manager Research Project B
Job Description Summary
Responsible for both strategic planning and day to day management
of complex and broad range of projects conducted with collaborators
both internal and external to University. Take leadership role in
developing study protocols, writing grants, managing the detailed
operations of projects, analyzing qualitative and quantitative
data, cultivating close relationships with community partner
organizations, and drafting/editing manuscripts for submission to
The Research Project Manager B will contribute to the successful
planning, management and execution of research projects to reduce
atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk for Penn
Medicine patients. These studies adapt existing behavioral science
evidence as well as novel patient, provider and system approaches
to identify, diagnose and treat patients at elevated ASCVD risk
that will improve hypertension management, and lower cholesterol.
The Project Manager B will manage multiple rapid cycle pilots and
the design and implementation of a large randomized control trial
to reduce cardiovascular risk by lowering LDL and managing
hypertension focused on Penn Medicine patients in West and
Southwest Philly and in Lancaster, PA. Research management
activities include protocol development, study set-up, and
implementation of study workflows. The Project Manager B will
oversee screening and enrollment, data collection via electronic
processes, database management and quality assurance activities,
study document development and management, daily conduct and
management of study interventions. They will assist the Project
Director in tracking and managing study budgets.
They will hire, train and supervise a team of research staff. The
PM-B will be responsible for IRB correspondence and regulatory
compliance and tracking of medical incidents and adverse events.
The PM-B will communicate regularly with leadership on progress and
assist with the preparation of manuscripts and submissions of
publications. The Project Manager B will have demonstrated strong
research and administrative skills to provide high-level management
for the overarching ASCVD initiative. The Project Manager B will
have a central leadership role in the management of the initiative,
directly communicating with internal and external collaborators and
stakeholders. The Project Manager B will work across Penn Medicine
to develop software integration and integrate technology workflows
in the EMR. They will assist the Project Director in responsible
management and tracking of multiple study budgets and manage the
timely submission of grant reporting to the sponsors. The Project
Manager B will meet regularly with study leadership to provide
study updates but will function independently in carrying out most
responsibilities. The role will include regular contact with
internal and external entities of importance to represent the ASCVD
Initiative. in a research or health-related field
Position contingent upon funding.
Job Location - City, State
- Master of Science and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent
combination of education and experience in a research or health
related field is required.
- The successful candidate will be extremely well organized and
resourceful. They must thrive in a fast-paced environment, and be a
self-starter with a results orientation.
- Understanding of regulatory compliance issues required.
Familiarity with electronic health records and behavioral
- Strong interpersonal communication skills are essential with
the ability to communicate effectively across the ecosystem of
academic researchers, clinical providers and local communities. The
position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills
and the ability to work effectively and efficiently both
independently and as part of a team, with the ability to thrive in
a diverse working environment. High accuracy, dependability, and
attention to detail will be vital to success in the position.
- Proficiency and comfort with Microsoft applications (e.g. Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) as well as web based communications and
data-base/tracking tools (e.g. Slack, RedCap, Zoom) is
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$61,046.00 - $81,441.00 Annual Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications,
experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the
requirements of the position, as well as internal and market
factors and grade profile.
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employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal
adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up
to two adoptions in your household.
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