Job Summary The Rosamund Stone Zander Translational Neuroscience Center (RSZ TNC) at Boston Children's Hospital is dedicated to furthering our understanding of the brain and cognitive development in children diagnosed with or at risk for various neurodevelopmental disorders. Our multidisciplinary team of researchers brings together experts from various fields, including neuroscience, signal processing, psychology, and computer science. In collaboration with clinical experts in fields such as child neurology and developmental pediatrics, we are working on expanding our knowledge of neurodevelopmental disorders. Through this collaborative and comprehensive approach, we aim to drive science forward as rapidly as possible to translate what we learn into earlier identification, improved therapies, and better outcomes for children and families affected by neurodevelopmental disorders. The candidate will contribute to developing the Translational Neurophysiology research core and provide scientific and managerial support to perform studies.
This Research Project Manager will be responsible for the following:
Project management for multi-site clinical and translational research studies involving EEG and eye tracking; coordination of projects from intake to completion
Aid in the design of research experiments of moderate to high complexity
Conduct, manage, and provide training in data collection and data analysis for human neurophysiology data (e.g., EEG, eye tracking)
Build opportunities for collaboration and translation between animal and human research projects, primarily including the application of analytic data techniques to existing animal and human neurophysiological datasets
Maintain a positive and collaborative research environment
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.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.