Program Manager

Massachusetts, United States
06 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture and benefits that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future then take a look at this opportunity.

PROGRAM MANAGER, School of Engineering-Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic), to lead MIT’s participation in the MIT-Takeda Program (the “Collaboration”). J-Clinic utilizes a holistic approach that draws on MIT’s strong expertise in cellular and medical biology, computer science, engineering, and the social sciences as it focuses on developing machine learning technologies to revolutionize the prevention, detection, and treatment of disease.  Will support the MIT faculty lead of this program, act as the primary point of contact for MIT for all matters relating to the Collaboration, and be responsible within MIT for the implementation of the Collaboration; serve an integral role in a team-based approach to turning the development of educational program and research project ideas into execution; and develop an understanding the MIT-Takeda program agreement and have overall responsibility for the preparation of MIT’s reports on the activities, annual budgets, and financials under the Collaboration.  There will be extensive communication and coordination with a counterpart program manager at Takeda and across MIT.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least five years of administration, operations, and/or project/program management experience, preferably working with industry or other non-U.S. government organization or not-for-profit within the U.S. or internationally; demonstrated expertise effectively relating to faculty and managing relationships with senior executives or officials in a large institutional environment in industry; the ability to understand, communicate, and present complex business and technical information in sales, service, or government contexts; and proven ability to grasp complex issues and identify solution paths.  An MBA, M.S., Ph.D., or other advanced degree in science, engineering, or management preferred.  Job #18570-10

This is a temporary position through 12/31/22, with the possibility of extension.


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