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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Manager of Research Projects in Atlanta, Georgia



Responsible for managing complex research projects. Using an advanced knowledge of research methodology and techniques, assists in the planning and development of survey instruments, guidelines and procedures to collect required data. Coordinates various aspects of the study. Drafts and may edit text for studies. Analyzes data, identifies data discrepancies and researches and identifies causes. May perform statistical analysis of numerical data. Actively contributes to the development of research protocols. Determines how research methodologies or tools must be modified. Ensures that study data and systems are maintained and accurately documented. Analyzes data and develops reports to assess or monitor study performance and treatment results. Coordinates and conducts special meetings and presentations. Coordinates computer support for ancillary studies conducted at off-site locations. Collaborates on reports and papers. Assists in the preparation of tables and graphs for publication and presentation. May design and develop databases related to specific programs at the request of supervisor and/or Principal Investigator. Performs related responsibilities as required.


Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Sociology, and Psychology or related discipline and two years of professional level research experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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The Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University invites applications for one Manager of Research Project. The successful applicant will be help assist in managing multiple ongoing research projects in the departments of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics and Environmental Health. These projects involve the acquisition, management, and analysis of large databases, including billing records, vital records, and products from the US Census Bureau. Additional responsibilities beyond the base job description include:

  • Coordinate research project activities including data maintenance, compiling progress reports, and monitoring grant expenditure.

  • Serve as project liaison to external organizations and government agencies.

  • Maintain and establish data use agreements.

Review of applications will begin immediately and is open until the position is filled. Inquiries and questions should be addressed to Dr. Howard Chang ().

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with human subject issues, research compliance, data requests of protected health information, and Institutional Review Board approval processes.

  • Demonstrated project and program management skills.

  • Strong written and oral communications, especially with external organizations and government agencies.

  • Some experience working with database and statistical software for descriptive analyses.

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Job Number 36044

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Biostatistics

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Laboratory