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Research Project Manager - Department of Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2021
Title Research Project Manager - Department of Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

This is a limited term position ending August 31, 2022  with possibility of renewal based on continued funding and successful performance in role. This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.

The Department of Psychology conducts cutting-edge interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding the causes and consequences of mental processes and behavior.  Our primary focus is strongly experimental, with researchers at the forefront of neuroscience, applied cognition, human factors, cognitive and affective neuroscience, and developmental psychology. Among the departments at Tufts, we are distinctive in having one of the largest majors on campus, while simultaneously maintaining one of the university's highest research profiles. Psychology supports a robust undergraduate program with large course enrollments and a vibrant graduate program offering doctoral degrees in experimental psychology, as well as cognitive science – an interdisciplinary degree.

The Psychology Department is focused on preparing undergraduate and graduate students to ask science-based questions about the origins and mechanisms of human and animal behavior using discovery-oriented research and teaching.   In addition, psychology hosts various events and activities in support of its intellectual community.

Responsible for the management of a clinical research study or studies.  Develops and implements study protocols and manages required forms and process for study participation.  Trains and supervises staff.  Oversees strategies and process for recruitment of participants and community outreach, as well as data collection and management.  In addition, performs data review and analysis and drafts results.  Works with Principal Investigator on writing reports and manuscripts for publication as well as applications for grants and contracts.

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