September 2, 2014

Research Manager - Harvard University

Research Manager

Harvard University
Department of Psychology

Duties & Responsibilities
We are searching for an extremely motivated, organized, detail-oriented person to manage a wide range of clinical human subjects research projects being conducted in a behavioral research lab in the Department of Psychology. This Research Manager reports directly to the Principal Investigator (PI), a Professor of Psychology focused on the study of suicidal behavior, and helps to implement all phases of the research process, including: helping to prepare grant proposals, preparing and managing IRB documents, helping to develop surveys and behavioral tests and conducting interviews with research participants with mental disorders; collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data; preparing project updates, managing the day-to-day operation of research projects; supervising research support staff; and managing grant and sponsored research expenditures.

Ph.D. preferred (MA/BA/BS + multiple years of clinical research experience should apply).  Candidates should have prior hands-on experience collecting data from clinical human subjects as well as prior experience with task presentation software (e.g. E-prime, MATLAB, Inquisit, etc.). Familiarity with statistical analysis and analytic software (e.g. SPSS, SAS) will also confer an advantage. Strong interpersonal skills, prior research experience, and a high level of organization with careful attention to detail are essential.

Additional Information
This is a grant-funded term position, beginning o/a mid-September 2014. Renewal of this position is contingent upon continuation of funding.

Please send CV and cover letter to: Matthew Nock ( 

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