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Company: Brown University
Location: Providence, RI
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Job Description:


Advance Clinical and Translational Research (Advance-CTR) was established in 2016 through receipt of an IDeACTR Award from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences. Advance-CTR is a statewide hub supporting clinical and translational researchers in Rhode Island by providing funding, services, and professional development opportunities. We strive to fuel discoveries that improve the overall health in the state The Advance-CTR Project Manager is responsible for Project Management of the Pilot Project Program portfolio, the Mentored Research Award Program portfolio, and other special projects related to professional development and enhancing statewide research infrastructure. The incumbent will independently manage the application, review, and selection process for the Advance-CTR funding mechanisms. The incumbent will work closely with award recipients and the Research Administration/Sponsored Projects offices at Brown and partner institutions across the state to ensure timely and successful project activation and close-out. The incumbent will serve as the main point of contact for Advance-CTR award programs, and will maintain regular communication with AdvanceCTR award recipients. The incumbent will be responsible for compiling, monitoring, and reporting award program data, and serves an integral role in the tracking and reporting of Advance-CTR awardee progress and outcomes, and in implementing strategies to ensure continuous improvement. The incumbent will also prepare content for presentation to Steering Committees, Internal and External Advisory Committees, and the National Institutes of Health. The incumbent plays a key role as a member of a centralized administrative and operations team. Reporting to the Administrative Director, the incumbent will work closely with the Core Leads for the Award programs, and the Tracking and Evaluation Core to ensure efficient and effective projectmanagement.


  • Required: BS degree (MS, MA, M.Ed, MPH or MBA preferred) plus 5-7 years' experience in research project management or administration, preferably in an academic/medical research environment
  • Experience with electronic data collection, formatting, and reporting
  • Experience with NIH funded mechanisms and NIH reporting systems
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Competencies

Indicate the essential job competencies. Competencies are required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job successfully.

  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive community  Knowledge of eRA Commons, NIH Reporter, ASSIST
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Human Subjects Research is preferred
  • Knowledge of Federal research compliance requirements
  • Strong analytical skills; demonstrated ability to organize large amounts of data
  • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to multi-task, prioritize multiple directives, and manage diverse job responsibilities
  • Ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment  Ability to develop relationships with outside stakeholders and effectively and implement collaborative initiatives
  • Service-oriented team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail
  • Capacity to quickly learn new computer based systems and platforms
  • Strong MS Office, Adobe Pro, and Google Suite skills

Criminal and education background check required.

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Project Manager


Program in Biology


Grade 10

Worker Type:


Worker Sub-Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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