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This position will remain open until filled.
Biomedical Informatics is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of biology, medicine, and quantitative sciences. Biomedical informatics researchers develop new methods to integrate and analyze vast amounts of data generated in the laboratory, clinical and translational research, clinical encounters, and population studies.
The goals of the Division of Biomedical Informatics are to (1) promote excellence in biomedical informatics research, (2) collaborate with biomedical researchers in developing new quantitative methods that enable the formulation and testing of original hypotheses, (3) train the next generation of biomedical informatics specialists, and (4) interface with engineering, mathematics, information and computer science communities, serving as a hub for quantitative scientists focused on biomedical research.
This division leads multiple federally and non-profit funded biomedical research projects, which are focused on the integration, analysis, and sharing of biomedical and health care data for the scientific community, as well as patient-centered research. In addition, the department runs a complex computational infrastructure that allows access and analysis of these data in a privacy-preserving manner.
The Program Manager will be responsible for providing administrative, research, and decision analysis to the RADx-Rad Discoveries & Data: Consortium Coordination Center Program Organization.
Incumbent will apply professional concepts to conduct analytical studies or projects of moderate scope and complexity to address a variety of policy, research and procedural issues. Fully analyze issues and problems, gather data and information, find and evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations. Incumbent will provide short- and long-term resource review and analysis, projections and recommendations in all areas of the project, including sourcing and collecting information from a wide variety of internal and external sources, analyzing and summarizing reports and evaluating progress and recommending alternatives to meet program objectives.
Incumbent will administer finance, human resources and facilities and other operational activities for the research project. Administer major program components, and some or all of the program's operational requirements. Develop and organize conferences and other public forums. Work under direction of Principal Investigator (PI) or more senior staff to establish center agenda, funding, objectives.
Six (6) years of related experience, education/training; OR a Bachelor's Degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training
Ability to express verbally or in writing, information on one's position, plan of action, evaluation or interpretation in a professional, logical, clear, effective, concise, and courteous manner. Skill at negotiating with various personalities and developing internal and external network of contacts.
Excellent interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy and flexibility. Ability to work in a team framework in conjunction with principles of community with staff, faculty and students. Participate and contribute to discussions regarding procedures and goals of research project and division.
Working knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques.
Proficient computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email. Ability to use software to create reports, charts and presentations to be used in publications and grants. Ability to learn new programs with minimal direction.
Demonstrates ability to analyze, research and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, prioritize projects and meet the demands of a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Adaptable to quickly changing priorities.
Demonstrated ability to keep meticulous, accurate and well-organized records of research data and to analyze, interpret, report and record research results.
Knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.
Proven ability to develop and refine broadly outlined research studies Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), projects and protocols. projects and protocols.
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