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Project Director Research - Res - G&C - ICRHPS

Job ID: REF3053S

Date posted: 4/21/2021

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Location: Boston, MA

Job Details:

The Project Director will be a member of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health (CEVR), within the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS) at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.


The Project Directors principal responsibility will be to develop and lead research studies.


The position requires someone with strong writing and organizational skills who thrives both as part of a team and when working independently.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conception, design, and management of research studies
  • Development of manuscript drafts for submission to peer-review journals (candidate would be expected to lead manuscript writing)
  • Project management, including tracking project timelines, planning external meetings, and engaging with project partners and stakeholders.
  • Oversight and mentorship of supporting staff members for management and technical support
  • Support faculty in the development of research proposals

Job Qualifications:

JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Strong written communication skills, e.g., as demonstrated by a history of major contributions to published reports or manuscripts, and lead authorship of published or unpublished papers or reports that present original analytic work
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience manipulating and analyzing large datasets, such as claims data or other healthcare data
  • Experience performing systematic literature reviews is a plus
  • Experience mentoring junior researchers
  • Experience using statistical and general programming language (e.g., SQL, R, SAS, or STATA).
  • Knowledge of the US health care system. In particular, familiarity of the US health insurance landscape is highly desirable

EDUCATION:

  • Masters degree (or higher) in health policy, health economics, public health, decision science, or a related field

EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years of experience in health policy, health economics, decision science or a related field

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Normal office work environment
  • Work requires continuous typing/computer keying

Additional Information:

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:

Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Tufts Medical Center reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:

Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Tufts Medical Center reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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