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Sr. Research Program Manager

Johns Hopkins University
Clifton East End, MD
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a full-time Sr. Research Program Manager (RPM)in the Division of General Pediatrics. The successful candidate will have responsibility for high level research and programmatic duties and supervision across several projects. These projects include funded projects on obesity prevention, social determinants of health, and primary care. Additional projects may include projects on health disparities, health and democracy, and culture and health. The Sr. RPM will also be the key point person for the Primary Care Consortium-a group of individuals across Johns Hopkins University who are committed to the research, education, clinical care best practices, and policies of elevating primary care. The Sr. RPM will work with the Director of the Primary Care Consortium to manage a high-level group of faculty's primary care efforts and will also work with the PI for many research programs to execute multisite research. The Sr. RPM will also supervise additional research and project staff, including a senior research coordinator who is working on a federally funded, large grant and other research staff, including coordinators, and students.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Lead development, ongoing maintenance, and implementation of project standard operating procedures, IRBs, and work plans.
  • Support the dissemination of papers and projects (supporting publication submission, social media management, and the like).
  • Partner with study PIs and collaborators in the planning and implementation of multi-site projects.
  • Participate in scientific discussions with PIs and research teams for many projects.
  • Supervise the lead of a project that will be embedding behavioral health specialists into primary care settings and support the ongoing work of the project advisory board for that project.
  • Facilitate communication between research teams that cross sites and institutions.
  • Help develop and closely monitor REDCap databases and other data collection tools that will be used during data collection and for data storage and management on various project.
  • Schedule high level meetings of multiple stakeholders, plan conferences and events, monitor a multidisciplinary listserv, and create newsletters and website content for the primary care consortium.

Data Synthesis & Analysis
  • Participate in planning, analysis and interpretation of data.
  • Synthesize and edit research findings and technical data.
  • Participate in the development and submission of scientific manuscripts, presentations, and technical reports to funders.
  • Prepare data on project implementation and outcomes for presentation at professional meetings.
  • Assist research team in developing plans for disseminating project results.

  • Monitor project budgets and allocation of project resources.
  • Plan agendas and coordinate all project meetings.
  • Review, edit, distribute minutes from project meetings.
  • Assure project management tasks are completed (e.g., prioritization, timeliness, milestones, monitoring status).
  • Participate in project and consortium meetings and contribute high level operational management.
  • Work in coordination with research team to ensure accuracy, proper organization and advanced preparation of reports to the funder.
  • Prepare and update study protocols and reports for Institutional Review Board.
  • Assist with grant writing under guidance of the PIs.

  • Interviews, hires, and trains project staff with guidance from PIs as appropriate.
  • Supervises project staff and oversees data collection procedures at multiple sites.
  • Identifies project staff who are behind in project activities and helps when needed.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to manage tasks at multiple sites and requests from multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills, problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and function independently.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams and communities as well as supervise personnel.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree or PhD in child psychology, social work, pediatrics, public health or related discipline.
  • Eight years related experience including significant experience in field conducting large research projects.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with multisite research projects.
  • Comfort working with and in primary care clinics.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Manager
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range: Min $64,000 - Max $112,200 Annually ($70,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8-5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Ped General Pediatrics
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

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