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Harvard University Project Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

61576BRAuto req ID:61576BRJob Code:405012 Admin Professional (N) Department Office Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Project Manager, Predictive ModelingSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade (https://hr.harvard.edu/salary-ranges#ranges) :056Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:5 or more years of experience. Higher education may count toward experience.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS in biology or a related subject preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience in running a grant-funded project in academia is helpful.

Additional Information:This is a two-year term position from the date of hire, with the possibility of extension, contingent upon work performance and continued funding to support the position.

This position is based in Boston and some in-person on-campus work will be required, and flexible/remote work is an option. Any remote work must be performed in a state in which Harvard is registered to do business (CA*, CT, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VA, VT, and WA). Individual flexible and remote work options for this role will be discussed during the interview process. *Note: Harvard employees working in California must be exempt.

The University requires all Harvard community members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters, as detailed in Harvard’s Vaccine & Booster Requirements (https://www.harvard.edu/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/) . Individuals may claim exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage: http://www.harvard.edu/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/.

Please note that we are currently conducting a majority of interviews and onboarding remotely and virtually. We appreciate your understanding.

Harvard University offers an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 12.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.

  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.

  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, incredibly affordable classes directly at the Harvard Extension School, and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.

  • Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.

  • Wellness Options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.

  • Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events, and many discounts throughout metro Boston.

The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

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Department:Systems BiologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:40 hrs. per week | Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pmJob Function:General Administration Position Description:

The Marks lab in the Department of Systems Biology is looking for a Project Manager to join a vibrant Computational Biology lab at Harvard Medical School and work as part of a team to manage the CEPI Award. The CEPI Award focuses on methods development for prediction and validation of viral evolution, with the intent of making vaccine design proactive rather than reactive. This is a collaboration between 4 labs at different institutions: the Marks lab at HMS (prime), the Lemieux lab at MGH, the Seaman lab at BIDH and the Luban lab at UMass. This position will manage and coordinate the interactions between the collaborating labs as well as the project's external presence.

Specific duties include:

  • Articulate sub-goals for individual labs to ensure progress toward overall project goals.

  • Facilitate data exchange and communication among teams.

  • Organize and take minutes for project meetings.

  • Track progress toward short-term and long-term goals for all labs.

  • Track and plan spending for the overall project, combining information from all labs.

  • Write briefs, summaries, and reports, internal and external, for all components of the project.

  • Contribute to manuscripts reporting scientific results.

  • Manage the project's external media presence, including websites and press releases.

School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:We are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace culture of faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds, styles, abilities, and motivations. We appreciate and leverage the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals. Harvard Medical School Mission and Community Values (https://hms.harvard.edu/about-hms/campus-culture/mission-statement-community-values)