Job Summary TheStevens lab, located in the Kirby Neurobiology Center at Boston Children's Hospital and co-located at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard is recruiting a project manager to organize and facilitate large, collaborative, projects that investigate neuroimmune cells and processes, their impacts on brain development, and their contributions to neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases such as schizophrenia and Alzheimer's.
The project manager will track project milestones, set clear lines of communication between stakeholders, and manage reporting to sponsoring agencies. We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual with outstanding communication skills and a strong science background to work directly with lab leadership to enable our science.
The Project Manager (Neuroscience) will be responsible to:
Track progress and milestones, and manage to report for large collaborative projects, primarily the Conte Center for Neuroimmune Studies and Alzheimer's disease biomarkers projects
Set agendas and run project meetings, generate meeting notes with action items, disseminate to group members, set clear lines of communication between group members, and identify any issues that may slow progress
Manage and direct regulatory activities related to projects (IRB and MTA) and communicate restrictions on sample use and data sharing to lab members
Plan, prepare, and organize logistics for annual symposium and scientific advisory meetings. Oversee outreach efforts for the Conte Center for Neuroimmune Studies, including communications to the scientific community, advocacy groups, and the public
Update and maintain website to ensure engaging online presence
Work with Stevens lab managers to ensure that human samples and induced pluripotent stem cells collections are well organized and support lab members to submit samples for sequencing or analysis
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management, Science, Business Administration or related field min of 3 years of experience managing collaborative projects required. An advanced degree may account for some years of experience.
Experience with academic scientific writing, especially in the context of NIH grants, is preferred.
Experience with human subjects research is highly desirable.
Ability to multitask projects with various deadlines, change priorities, and exercise independent judgment and time-management skills.
Willingness to share information and knowledge, assist on special projects and complete other duties as needed.
Must be able to balance long-term goals with short-term deliverables.
Experience with MTAs and other legal documents is desired but not required.
Hybrid/remote and requires to come into the lab weekly - Cambridge or Boston Children's Lab.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain 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.