JOB DESCRIPTION: Manages a project. Coordinates the strategic planning process and monitors progress toward achieving project goals. Assists in developing, administering and monitoring project related budgets. Coordinates logistical arrangements for related conferences, conventions or meetings. May assist in identifying funding resources and in developing funding strategies and initiatives. Develops and generates various operational and statistical reports. Represents and promotes the project at various speaking engagements. May write grants, reports, briefings, newsletters, promotional or other written material related to the project. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related project management experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
We are seeking an excellent project coordinator for an exciting opportunity to work on a range of collaborative projects in infectious disease epidemiology. Our group works globally and in the United States. Our research focuses on enteric viruses (like rotavirus and norovirus) and vaccines to control them. The main roles and responsibilities of this position are to:
-Coordinate research activities within the team
-Interact with our partners across Emory, other universities and CDC
-Help to manage our grant reporting and activities
-Keep the group’s website up to date
For interested candidates, there will be opportunities for data analysis and inputting into scientific outputs including manuscripts, presentations and reports.
Required Skills: organization; data management; project management; written communication; data analysis (preferred)
Required Interests: scientific coordination; project managements; infectious diseases, mainly enteric viruses; vaccines; microbiome; epidemiology; modeling; surveillance; global health
Preferred qualifications: MPH in Epidemiology, global health or allied field