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Children's Hospital Boston Research Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

68163BRJob Posting Title:Research Project ManagerDepartment:NeurologyAutoReqId:68163BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:The Neuroepidemiology Unit, led by Dr. Maitreyi Mazumdar, addresses the mission of the Department of Neurology by researching the environment's effect on children's neurological development. Our study covers a wide range of conditions, including congenital disabilities, epilepsy, and COVID-19, and takes place in settings around the world, including Asia, Africa, and the United States.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a project or phase(s) of a complex research project from initiation/planning through the execution of the research grant or contract, concluding with project transition and close, ensuring a successful project

  • Identify and use appropriate project management tools and concepts (scope management, planning, budget management, risk/ issue management, and communications management)

  • Develop and execute a work plan—set priorities for tasks based on importance and urgency

  • Deliver projects on time and within budget

  • Conduct and support complex qualitative and quantitative analysis, draw appropriate conclusions, and effectively communicate results to the team.

  • Manage and direct regulatory/ reporting activities (e.g., IRB, updates/ reports to funding agencies, etc.)

  • Manage communication and relationships with key project stakeholders (internal and external) and institution-wide. Compose, edit, and deliver written and verbal communications

  • Facilitate group discussions

  • Keep team members appropriately informed

  • May be responsible or assist in the packaging and shipping of samples to other centers following the prescribed procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree with five years of related work experience or Master's degree (preferred) with three years of related work experience

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple demands and projects and proposals simultaneously within assigned department/division/program and to persuade and negotiate with peer level department heads and with external agencies/facilities on issues and projects that impact assigned department as well as several other large departments/divisions

  • Advanced communication skills, able to balance competing demands

  • Highly motivated, detailed oriented, and organized

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Advanced knowledge of PC- and Mac-based software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and manual and web-based applications for collecting/ reporting data

  • Demonstrated ability to lead quality improvement and improvement activities

  • For research efforts, the ability to lead and conduct basic secondary research (e.g., literature reviews) and advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision, and dental insurance, childcare and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and specific License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.


#CB Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular