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Project Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 09/11/2017
Open Until Filled No
Application Deadline (Close date) 11/10/2017
Working Title Project Manager
Job Classification Research III
Department Name 13207-Psychology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135555
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s department of Psychology is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Project Manager. This position involves working with the faculty supervisor, graduate students, and research staff on a series of research projects that will examine conflict resolution processes, such as predictors and consequences of apologies, empathy, forgiveness, revenge, and humility.

Primary responsibilities will include designing research studies, overseeing subject recruitment and screening, assisting with data management and analysis, assisting with administrative and writing tasks, and managing undergraduate research assistants. The employee will have independent research responsibilities and must be highly organized and motivated. A degree in Psychology or a related field and prior research experience are required. Familiarity with designing, running, and analyzing research studies is desired.
Some weekend and/or evening hours may be required to accommodate schedules of study participants.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Undergraduate degree in Psychology or related field. Two or more years working in a research lab as a research assistant and/or project manager is desired.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

Hours may vary to include some weekend and/or evening hours to accommodate schedules of participants.

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of relevant experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter