JOB DESCRIPTION: Assists in coordinating routine activities associated with a research project to include data maintenance, grant expenditure adherence, project evaluation, meeting scheduling, research subject interfacing, light clerical duties and control of equipment and supplies. May review literature for related research developments and techniques, compile findings and generate reports. May serve as project liaison to other departments, outside organizations, government agencies and product representatives. May supervise other staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a science discipline, business management, or related field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Note: An approved CAS Exception is required for anyone who is charged to a federal grant or contract under this job code.
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