Research Project Manager - School of Medicine, Radiation Oncology

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Rad Onc: Admin
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
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Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Clinic Bldg A

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



  • 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; may develop associated operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies.
  • May oversee regulatory compliance efforts.
  • May develop and submit grant proposals and advise principal investigator of changes in reporting or accounting requirements.
  • May monitor expenses and receipts for active protocols.
  • 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.


  • The Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a research projects manager to support research in its new division of health services, outcomes, and policy research.  This individual will primarily focus on qualitative and quantitative observational studies that seek to improve equity in cancer care delivery to patients and equity within the profession of medicine.


  • A master's degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, sociology, and psychology or related discipline and two years of professional level research experience, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


  • Strong project management and supervision skills.
  • Proficiency in using qualitative data analysis software programs, such as NVivo, MAXQDA, and/or Dedoose.
  • Strong data management skills, including entering and cleaning data in quantitative software and databases, such as Qualtrics, REDCap, SPSS, and/or Excel.
  • Experience with study participant recruitment and data collection activities, including administering surveys and conducting interviews or focus groups.
  • Experience conducting literature searches.  
  • Experience with dissemination of results to the community, partnering organizations, and policy makers, including submissions to medical and scientific journals and/or poster presentations at conferences.
  • Experience with IRB submissions, regulatory compliance, and/or data and material transfer agreements.
  • Ability to work in collaboration with post-award grants administrators to ensure principal investigator is advised of changes in reporting or accounting requirements and to ensure accurate monitoring and tracking of study expenses  
  • Experience with managing communication and collaboration for diverse research project teams and taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups, including faculty, staff, students, other researchers, public affairs, and health and news organizations.
  • Proficiency in remote work with high levels of initiative and accountability.

NOTE: Tasks related to this position can be performed remotely with only occasional visits to an Emory University location.  Eastern (EST) time zone business hours may apply.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.  Emory does not approve as a primary work location in the following states; NJ, AK, and HI, any U.S. Territories or outside of the United States.

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