Project Lead 1/16/2020

University of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


The Project Lead uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of analytical practices, policies and procedures; researches, analyzes and develops solutions to a wide range of issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Primarily deals with policies, programs and proposals which are complex in nature and diverse in scope. Develops new programs, policies or procedures for possible implementation.

The Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences seeks to recruit experienced professionals who will act as Project Lead for departmental and P.I. research and community programs. These seasoned professionals will utilize understanding of organizational policies and practices and should demonstrate the ability to independently analyze and develop solutions for diverse, complex issues. The Project Lead will utilize organizational, communication, technical and coordination skills in addition to analytical skills. The Project Lead will assist with project implementation, analysis, interpretation of data and will act as the main liaison between internal research community and external community collaborators, stakeholders and department administrators.

The Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences reports to both the School of Medicine (SOM) and the School of Pharmacy (SOP). Its faculty perform high-quality basic, translational and clinical research in the fields of drug development, pharmacogenomics, therapeutic engineering and computational biology. This research encompasses traditional research in wet labs, computational and systems analyses and engineering and micro-fabrication development which lead to translational advances, clinical trials and community engagement. The department educates PharmDs, MDs, Masters in Translational Medicine and PhDs in Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: Bacheloru0027s degree in social or business sciences or related area and five years of experience in project coordination, or equivalent combination of experience / training
At least one year of experience in submitting National Institutes of Health (NIH) research proposal and foundation grant applications
Knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs, including PubMed, NIH eRA Commons, EndNote, Excel, PowerPoint
Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals / analyses
Strong policy analysis techniques
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, including familiarity with social media platforms
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality
Analytical / problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes

Preferred Qualifications: Master s degree in business administration or certificate in project management

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Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.