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Job ID: 210261

Center Project Administrative Director - Biology
Tufts University

Date Posted May 3, 2023
Title Center Project Administrative Director - Biology
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


The Allen Discovery Center ( is dedicated to the advancement of basic biology and biomedicine, using an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to control biological structure and function. Through a combination of molecular genetics, biophysics, and computational approaches, researchers at the Center work toward a multi-level control of patterning and biological computation. Novel technology and theory is being developed to modulate the bioelectric communication that enables cells to coordinate their activities toward specific anatomical and functional end-states. This new type of epigenetic control has significant implications for developmental biology, evolution, unconventional computation, synthetic bioengineering, and primitive cognition. Applications in progress include the repair of birth defects, regenerative medicine, cancer reprogramming, and synthetic biology.

What You'll Do

Reporting directly to Dr. Michael Levin, the Center Project Administrative Director is responsible for administrative oversight of the Levin Lab, the nucleus of the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years related experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, excellent communication, time management, analytical, organizational and customer service skills.
  • Strong budget, financial and supervisory experience.
  • Direct experience managing complex grants or restricted funding.   

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

This is a hybrid position and has flexibility related to on campus and remote work that will be determined with the hiring manager.

Pay Range

Minimum $82,600.00, Midpoint $103,300.00, Maximum $124,000.00

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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