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


The project manager will work closely with Dr. Joellen Schildkraut and will be expected to assist in the coordination of project-related activities.

He/she will work primarily on data management, preparing IRB applications, grant preparation and manuscript preparation for epidemiologic and molecular and genetic epidemiologic studies in multi-ethnic populations, related to cancer risk and outcome.

He/she will help with variable harmonization across multiple epidemiologic studies.

Job Description:

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a MPH in an Epidemiology-related field, as well as experience with statistical analysis, and good written and oral communication skills.

  • The candidate should have a working knowledge of basic analysis of epidemiologic data in epidemiologic studies, including use of statistical packages such as SAS and/or R, primarily for data management, and statistical analyses.

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Job Number 46764

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Epidemiology

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

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor