Job ID: 147907

Project Manager - Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine

Tufts University

  • Oct. 21, 2020
  • Project Manager - Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
  • Tufts University
    Boston, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Community Health

Project Manager – Public Health and Community Medicine, School of Medicine – (20001599)


This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.

The Department of Public Health and Community Medicine is an academic department within the Tufts University School of Medicine located on the Health Sciences Campus in Boston. Technical and academic assets within the department provide a strong research support system for federally-funded research. Its 30 full-time faculty members hold advanced degrees in epidemiology, biostatistics, sociology, anthropology, law, medicine, nutrition, biology, engineering, health policy, economics, social policy, education, social work, and the behavioral sciences. Department research includes a focus on the following thematic areas: health equity, health disparities, health communication, nutrition and infection, infectious disease epidemiology, health policy and health care delivery, environmental health, the opioid epidemic, and global health. Department faculty are methodologically strong and diverse, with expertise in biostatistics, survey research, program evaluation, qualitative methods, dietary assessment and spatial epidemiological analysis.

The Project Manager provides advanced, specialized subject matter knowledge to assist with the development, implementation, and supervision of an NIH funded study on maternal health disparities, maternal mortality and morbidity in collaboration with the Principal Investigator. Assists with the development of goals and strategies; designs data management and reporting systems; manages program/project financial, operational, and human resources; writes grant proposals for continued or new funding: develops and oversees marketing, advertising and external relations. This individual conducts research and writes reports and results. Manages recruitment and retention of study subjects. Oversees support and provides advice and counseling to students. Manages hiring, training and evaluation of staff.


Basic Requirements:

Master’s degree in related discipline and 5-8 years of program or project management experience.
Preferred Qualifications:

Expertise in health disparities.
Passion and commitment to reproductive health, social justice, and communities of color.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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