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Research Project Manager


Research Project Manager

  • 531229
  • Medical Center
  • Pediatrics
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 19 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000

Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Research Project Manager to join our team in a full-time position to work within the division of Molecular Genetics. Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients.

"Subject to business needs, we may support flexible and hybrid work arrangements. Options will be discussed during the interview process".


  • Manage research studies in human genetics.
  • Conduct research protocols including recruitment, enrollment and management of research subjects.
  • Manage oversight of regulatory reporting, compliance and reporting of adverse events.
  • Initiate IRB human and non-human protocol and work closely with Principle Investigator's to ensure compliance.
  • Assist in research grant preparation and administration including protocol development, consent form preparation, budgets & budget justifications, electronic submission of applications and progress reports.
  • Oversee research data collection, entry and database management.
  • Manage biorepositories, distributing and tracking samples.
  • Manage and train research assistants.
  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience; plus, four years of related experience.

Other Requirements

  • Outstanding organizational, communication, quantitative and interpersonal skill are essential.
  • Independent, self-starter and  excellent organizational skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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