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Job ID: 225160

Project Manager - Friedman School of Nutrition
Tufts University

Date Posted Nov. 7, 2023
Title Project Manager - Friedman School of Nutrition
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


As the only graduate school of nutrition in North America, the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy provides cutting-edge research and education from individuals to food systems, and from genetics to policy. Read about our pledge to diversity and inclusion, celebrate our wins with us, and look at our goals. You’ll be joining a leading institution for evidence-based nutrition education, research, and public impact.


The Division of Nutrition Interventions, Communication, and Behavior Change focuses on understanding how evidence-based strategies at individual, organizational, community, and societal levels can alter behaviors to address major lifestyle challenges.


Our employee benefits will make you welcome at Tufts, and the sense of community will make you want to stay. 


If you are a team player and passionate about your work, we want you to read further.


What You'll Do

It is a one-year limited term and a grant funded position.


We are looking for a Project Manager in our Division of Nutrition Interventions, Communication, and Behavior Change (NICBC). As the Project Manager, you will handle the below duties:

  • Provide advanced, specialized subject matter knowledge to develop, implement, supervise, and evaluate the AHRQ-funded Intervention INC project in collaboration with the Principal Investigator.
  • Complete administrative tasks and day-to-day research activities, such as facilitating team meetings, and managing institutional review board (IRB) submissions, and supporting the oversight of study finances.
  • Lead recruitment, screening, and enrollment of study participants.
  • Lead and coordinate data collection efforts, including developing standard protocols and training research assistants.
  • Manage hiring, training, and evaluation of research team members, including precepting dietetic interns and coordinating with co-Investigators, community partners, and consultants.
  • Develop study materials and presentations.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Master’s degree in nutrition or related discipline and 5-8 years of program or project management experience
  • Experience working with culturally diverse youth and their parents/caregivers
  • Experience conducting community-based participatory research
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Spanish

Pay Range

Minimum $70,000.00, Midpoint $87,550.00, Maximum $105,100.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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