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PROJECT MANAGER School of Public Health Community Health Sciences

Company name
Boston University

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Project Management, Clinical Research, Research, Sciences, Healthcare, Education

Posted on
Sep 04,2019

Valid Through
Dec 18,2019

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The BU School of Public Health (SPH) is looking for a highly motivated, results-driven candidate in the Community Health Science Department. The Project Manager under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Director of Research Operations, will be responsible for managing a large scale study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network (CTN): the EXHIT ENTRE Study. This Study includes two major aims: 1) a multi-site randomized controlled trial of extended release buprenorphine for hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder, and 2) a multi-site trial assessing high and low intensity implementation of addiction consult services across community hospitals in Massachusetts.

Why SPH?

Driven by our mission to improve the health of local, national and international populations, and deeply committed to igniting positive change in the world.

Recognized worldwide for achievements in education, research and public health activism.

Entrepreneurial and creative spirit in our pursuit of solutions, and innovative in our education.

Our values drive what we do, and how we do it.


Responsibilities include Project Management and Implementation: Meet regularly with and report to the Principal Investigator. Work with the study team to develop protocols, intervention materials, and facilitate trainings. Work with the research team to facilitate & ensure protocol adherence and quality assurance activities to achieve study goals. Plan agenda, facilitate, and lead weekly team meetings and ensure that minutes are taken, edited and distributed. Collaborate with research team to develop presentations, abstracts and manuscripts for submission to national conferences and scholarly journals.

Personnel Management: Responsible for hiring and supervising research support staff. Complete performance evaluations. Schedule and facilitate regular staff meetings.

Grant Management: Oversee project fiscal management (e.g., monitoring expenses, facilitating contracts, ordering materials).

Required Skills

Experience in data analysis and manuscript preparation is helpful.

Knowledge of MS Word, Power Point, and Excel is essential.

Cultural sensitivity and comfort interacting with a wide range of social, racial and ethnic populations.

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, utilize time and resources efficiently and establish priorities and coordinate and complete competing assignments within established timeframes.

Experience working with substance using populations preferred.

3-5 years of experience working in clinical research, public health, or related field

Cover letter required for consideration

About SPH:

The mission of SPH is to improve the health of local, national and international populations, particularly the disadvantaged, underserved and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research and service.

Our values drive what we do and how we do it. We are deeply committed to igniting positive change in the world. We seek to create a respectful, collaborative, diverse, and inclusive community within SPH, and to promote justice, human rights, and equity within and across our local and global communities. We are bold in our pursuit of knowledge that matters, creative in our pursuit of solutions, and innovative in our education. In all we do, it is our engagement with people, communities, and institutions in the world beyond our academic walls that leads to success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Boston University is no small operation. With over 32,500 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 130 countries, nearly 10,000 faculty and staff, 17 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming, always in high gear. Meet the people and places that keep the University running smoothly.

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