Manager Research Project C
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
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
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 Penn. Collaborates with Center Principal Investigators to develop fundable ideas and create budgets, write, review and upload grant proposals. Responsible for post award management of the Center's multi-million dollar portfolio of research grants awarded by the federal government, private foundations, internal Penn sources, clinical partners and others. Manages grants from Principal Investigators to create a consolidated Center budget enabling growth of Center's research infrastructure and ensure all salaries and expenses are allocated appropriately. Ensures compliance with sponsor, university, school and IRB policies.
Responsible for strategic communications and collaborations including oversight of the Center website and institutional relationships between the Center and external research partners around the world. He/she will help develop the team's research strategy and will have ample opportunities to lead projects and co-author papers. Will be required to ensure that studies/research are conducted safely and according to protocol, provide supervision to educators and teams conducting the study/interventions and collaborates with peers from other Universities and funding agencies. Will also be responsible for coordinating grant applications and interacts with funding administrators and the University Business Office. Provides significant contributions to presentations and manuscripts, including multiple drafts for review and dissemination. Plays a primary role in other dissemination activities related to project findings.
Master's Degree with 5-7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
This position is contingent on funding.
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Typically standing or walking
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$72,837.00 - $138,391.00
Affirmative Action Statement
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