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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Manager, Program & Research in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine is hiring a Manager of Program and Research to join the team. You should have management experience and will serve in two important roles to promote the research efforts of the division and for pediatrics residents in training. First, you will assist the Director of the Center for Childhood Infections and Vaccines (CCIV, the research arm of the infectious diseases division) in managing the research program that includes faculty members and trainees, with a special focus on managing NIH-funded multicenter projects in a laboratory. Second, you will serve as program manager for the Pediatric Residency Investigative Scholars at Emory (PRISE) Program. Each role will occupy 50% of the team member’s time.


  • Manages administrative and research activities in support of a specialized program or research center.

  • Develops plans for program growth and development and serves as a liaison to various committees or organizations.

  • May oversee the planning, logistics and implementation of various special events such as lectures, seminars, conferences, or research projects.

  • Participates in developing and implementing various program related communications such as websites, publications, multimedia or video productions.

  • May hire and supervise administrative or research related staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Track the research activities of the faculty engaged in infectious diseases and vaccine research and pediatrics residents in the PRISE program, and work with the Director to design and operationalize programs to stimulate collaboration and enhance the intellectual environment that supports research.

  • Assist the Program Director to develop plans for program growth and development and coordinate and implement those plans.

  • Develop evaluative methods to track and assess research outcomes for faculty and trainees.

  • Oversee the planning, logistics and implementation of various special events such as lectures, seminars, and conferences, and coordinate the routine gatherings of the research team for seminars, workshops, etc.

  • Lead the development and implementation of program-related communications including websites, newsletters, social media, publications, and multimedia or video productions.

  • Assist in writing grants, reports, briefings, promotional or other written material, and in managing the CCIV and PRISE websites.

  • Coordinate activities associated with philanthropic support for infectious diseases research.

  • Manage the logistics of pilot research grant programs for CCIV and resident research awards.

  • Monitor expenditures and participate in the budget planning process and prepare financial and annual progress reports.

  • Coordinate recruitment activities for CCIV/ID research faculty and, working closely with the residency program office, for resident applicants.

  • Participate in curriculum development for PRISE residents and lead the coordination of speakers and session evaluations.

  • Coordinate research events for residency program including Resident Research Day.

  • Participate in the activities of the Department-wide Research Operations Team.


  • A bachelor's degree in business or related field.

  • Five years of professional experience in a related field such as business administration, research, or information systems management.

  • Requires previous supervisory and program/project management experience.


  • A postgraduate/master’s degree or higher is preferred.

  • Exceptional organizational and written / oral communication skills as well as high enthusiasm to promote the child health research efforts of faculty and trainees are desired.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.we

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Job Number 68597

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Infectious Disease

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

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta