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Master’s Level Research Program Manager

Non-tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor


Master’s Level Research Program Manager

The Center for Asthma Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center invites applications for a Research Program Manager.  We are seeking an experienced individual with training and experience in pediatric and/or adult and/or clinical studies. The individual should ideally have experience in broad aspects of human studies, regulatory procedures, data management, and multi-site investigations.  Experience in either asthma or pediatric studies would be helpful, although not essential.  The ideal candidate will a) aide in coordinating research projects within a dynamic, extramurally-funded and productive clinical and epidemiologic research program focused on asthma prevention within the supportive infrastructure of the Center for Asthma Research, b) assist in developing grant proposals, and c) aide in coordinating collaborations.

  Required qualifications:

  • Experience, knowledge and assistance in the coordination of human studies and/or observational epidemiologic investigations is essential. 
  • MPH, MSCI or equivalent degree (or relevant experience)
  • Research coordination experience
  • Grant writing and development experience
  • Data management and some programming experience
  • Excellent organizational, writing and communication skills   

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background and interest in human studies or clinical trials, particularly in disease prevention, improving care, or implementing health innovations.
  • Strong research, analytical, critical thinking, organizational, grant and manuscript writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to synthesize and organize complex data.
  • Proactive and flexible demeanor with ability to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Ability to remain goal-oriented and keep investigative team on track.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate.

Competitive salary will be provided. Vanderbilt University is one of America’s premier private universities and ranked Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For," and Nashville, Tennessee is among Business Week’s top 15 “America’s Best Cities”.

The application packet should include: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) letter outlining current research focus and relevant experience, and the names and complete contact information for three potential referees. Please submit Inquiries or an application to Teresa Chipps (teresa.chipps@vanderbilt.edu), referencing Asthma Research Program Manager Position.  The search team will begin considering applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.


 Non-tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor

The Center for Asthma Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor on the non-tenure track to lead research activities within the Center.  We are seeking an experienced individual with training and experience in pediatric and/or adult and/or clinical studies. The individual should ideally have experience in broad aspects of human studies, data management, and multi-site investigations.  Experience in either asthma or pediatric studies would be helpful, although not essential.  The ideal candidate will a) aid in coordinating research projects within a dynamic, extramurally-funded and productive clinical and epidemiologic research program focused on asthma prevention within the supportive infrastructure of the Center for Asthma Research, b) assist in writing and developing grant proposals and manuscripts, c) aide in coordinating collaborative interactions with basic and clinical co-investigators, and d) lead ancillary studies if so desired.

Required qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge in the coordination of human studies and/or observational epidemiologic investigations.
  • PhD, MD, or MD/MPH or equivalent degree.
  • Research coordination experience.
  • Strong analytic skills.
  • Grant writing and development experience.
  • Data management and some programming experience.
  • Excellent organizational, writing and communication skills.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background and interest in human studies or clinical trials, particularly in disease prevention, improving care, or implementing health innovations.
  • Strong research, analytical, critical thinking, organizational, grant and manuscript writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to remain goal-oriented and keep investigative team on track.
  • Ability to synthesize and organize complex data.
  • Proactive and flexible demeanor with ability to effectively work in a team environment and get things done.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate.

Competitive salary will be provided. Vanderbilt University is one of America’s premier private universities and ranked Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For," and Nashville, Tennessee is among Business Week’s top 15 “America’s Best Cities”.

The application packet should include: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) letter outlining current research focus and relevant experience, and the names and complete contact information for three potential referees. Please submit Inquiries or an application to Teresa Chipps (teresa.chipps@vanderbilt.edu), referencing Non-tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor Position.  The search team will begin considering applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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