The BU CTE Center is a medical research lab located at Boston University Medical Campus within the Department of Neurology. It has $5M in award funding to support research related to the long-term effects of degenerative brain diseases, including Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), Alzheimer's Disease (AD), and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The Center is looking for a senior research program manager to directly support Dr. Ann McKee, who is the primary investigator of the lab. Dr. McKee has received widespread acclaim for her work in discovering that nearly every former NFL player who played at least one regular season game and whose brain was donated for research was diagnosed post-mortem with CTE.
This role will manage all administrative and operational aspects of Dr. Ann McKee's lab. Areas of responsibilities include pre-award and post-award grant management, financial and HR management for the BU Brain Bank.
Responsibilities include ensuring all grant proposals are compliant with federal regulations, preparing grant documents, and managing budget as well as finance maintenance. This individual will act independently on his/her daily problem solving; be the point of contact for Dr. McKee's talks, presentations, and conferences; provide supervision on scheduling and coordinating administrative details of meetings, events and travels; track expenses and payments, order supplies, and process reimbursements; assist in grant proposal preparation and general administrative tasks as needed.
Additional responsibilities include maintaining the CSTE website as well as being the primary point of contact for the Office of Communications, Office of Development and other important offices.
This individual must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and shows detail-oriented skills. He/she must have working knowledge of NIH grant proposal guidelines and OSP operations and be adaptable to changing proposal submission portals. Excellent computer skills, including complex budget spreadsheets in Excel, and familiarity with Wordpress Judgement, decision making and problem solving skills must be excellent. Demonstrated ability to work well with others, be comfortable with study participants, and understand the need for confidentiality.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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