The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Project Manager - Research Project Manager, Department of Internal Medicine and Oncology

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $5,202+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-01-23-01-9109
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values:

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Help to create new research programs in Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Oncology, with a particular emphasis on breast cancer reconstruction decision making.

Essential Functions

Provide project management support for research studies and projects related to breast cancer reconstruction decision making. Responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of multiple large scale research projects under the guidance of principal investigators from the Department, Dell Medical School and partner institutions. Develop and maintain project plans and/or other tools to track deliverables and ensure successful completion of project. Pro-actively identify and resolve issues related to projects. Assist with data management, analysis, results reporting and manuscript and grant preparation. Develop and help submit grant proposals. Recruit potential subjects and assist with informed consent processes. Facilitate institutional review board (IRB) applications, submissions, and updates. Manage research personnel within individual research projects. Coordinate with other departments, schools at the University and partner institutions. Develop strong working relationships with funding bodies and regulatory agencies. Prepare, manage and balance budgets on projects. Coordinate logistics for meetings and project groups and capture minutes from project meetings.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and at least five years of experience in health services or clinical research. Previous experience with subject recruitment and retention, and data management. Skills in performing basis statistical analyses. The ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable and professional manner on the phone and in person; demonstrated use of good written and verbal communication skills. Must possess effective project management skills, including the ability to plan, organize and schedule work in an efficient and productive manner, focusing on key priorities and meeting deadlines. Must possess the ability to interact with peers, patients and patient families and exhibit sound judgment in decision-making. Must possess the ability to maintain regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Must possess the ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge and experiences in a timely manner. Must possess the ability to be flexible and adaptable to change. Must possess the ability to work on multiple tasks and projects and to prioritize. Must possess effective organizational skills and attention to detail; effective follow-through, and commitment to excellence. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate degree. Experience in health services research and/or cancer related research. Experience in an academic health center.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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