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Research Program Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 02/06/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 04/06/2018
Working Title Research Program Manager
Job Classification Research IV
Department Name 38210-SHRS-Sports Medicine and Nutrition
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0136205
Hiring Range $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
Position Description

The Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition is seeking a qualified Program Manager. The Program Manager will serve as a contributing member of the multidisciplinary research team and will have the following responsibilities:

- participate in the planning and execution of the research
- independently engage in academic/intellectual endeavors aligned with the research objectives
- provide support for protocol adherence
- regulatory and administrative oversight
- may assist in obtaining funding for research projects and writing grant proposals.

This position will provide research and operational administrative support to the director, faculty, and students at the University of Pittsburgh Neuromuscular Research Laboratory (NMRL)/Warrior Human Performance Research Center (WHPRC). This position will also function to coordinate and manage research and operations activities associated with the extensive DOD funded research.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Previous experience working in a University setting with research faculty and a research laboratory preferred. Project management experience.

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.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
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
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 www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • 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)
    • Craigslist.org
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Dice.com
    • Monster.com
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents