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Project Manager

Center for Economic and Social Research Los Angeles, California

CESR is seeking a Project Manager to join its team. This Project Manager position will involve coordinating data collection activities in various projects.

Job accountabilities:

  • Work with principal investigator, study teams, and the project and research directors with data collection for research studies. Coordinate fieldwork initiatives, and conduct post-research analyses and evaluations.
  • Lead on technical aspects of designing the instrument and fieldwork, ensure that the methodologies are acceptable, comparable and feasible in the target area
  • Coordinate study teams, and manage research project timelines, to ensure research activities are completed within the specified timeline.
  • Expertise in area of Health & Mental health particularly Dementia and its diagnosis.
  • Thorough Knowledge about large-scale survey related Biomarkers, anthropometry, vision test and spirometry.
  • Experience of imparting training, implementing project protocol and supervising the fieldwork of large-scale survey.
  • Collaborate with PI in complex data analysis for project use and publication content
  • Key contact with the implementing body; coordination of project evaluation; writing reports; and scheduling/monitoring the research activities to ensure that they align with contractual agreements.
  • Knowledge about the Indian population composition, culture, survey related issues and feasible solutions
  • Knowledge about the recent advances like Genetics, Neuroimaging and diet

This is a grant funded position.

  • Preferred Education: Doctoral degree or M.D. 

Required Application Materials

Resume and cover letter required. May be attached as a single pdf file.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.


Minimum Education: Master's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 5 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and project administration experience in specialized field represented by project



REQ20062455 Posted Date: 07/31/2018

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