Research Project Manager A

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
24 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2020
Ref
JR00024606
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

With mentoring from the Principal Investigator, the Research Project Manager will take leadership role in developing new projects studying lung and heart damage and repair in animal models of COVID-19 infection. We are particularly interested in candidates with extensive research experience and technical expertise using animal models to study vascular inflammation and cardiovascular diseases that will complement our existing expertise in lung immunobiology, injury and repair. She/he will help the PI develop the team's research strategy and manage complex projects conducted with collaborators both internal and external to Penn. She/he will be responsible for developing study protocols, managing daily operations of projects, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, cultivating close relationships with collaborators, ensuring studies are conducted safely and according to protocol, and providing supervision to junior investigators in the lab.

She/he will also be responsible for submitting grant applications and interacting with funding administrators and the University Business Office. She/he is expected to contribute significantly to grant writing and manuscript preparation as co-authors and be in charge of submitting grants/manuscripts and responding to subsequent reviews. She/he is also expected to play a primary role in data presentation to public, donors and industrial partners and engage in other dissemination activities related to project findings.

Job Description

With mentoring from the Principal Investigator, the Research Project Manager will take leadership role in developing new projects studying lung and heart damage and repair in animal models of COVID-19 infection. We are particularly interested in candidates with extensive research experience and technical expertise using animal models to study vascular inflammation and cardiovascular diseases that will complement our existing expertise in lung immunobiology, injury and repair. She/he will help the PI develop the team's research strategy and manage complex projects conducted with collaborators both internal and external to Penn.

She/he will be responsible for developing study protocols, managing daily operations of projects, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, cultivating close relationships with collaborators, ensuring studies are conducted safely and according to protocol, and providing supervision to junior investigators in the lab. She/he will also be responsible for submitting grant applications and interacting with funding administrators and the University Business Office.  She/he is expected to contribute significantly to grant writing and manuscript preparation as co-authors and be in charge of submitting grants/manuscripts and responding to subsequent reviews.

She/he is also expected to play a primary role in data presentation to public, donors and industrial partners and engage in other dissemination activities related to project findings. This is an essential position and contingent upon funding.

Qualifications

B.A. with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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