Research Project Manager

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The Research Project Manager will operationalize and manage all research activities for the Mount Sinai Parenting Center (MSPC).  The Project Manager will additionally oversee all research and operational activities for KEYNET, a newly formed inter-institutional collaborative focused on resident education around early childhood development.  The Project Manager will work closely with MSPC senior leaders and external research consultants to ensure that research projects are planned and carried out according to study protocols and Institutional Review Board (IRB) guidance. They will also be expected to assist with necessary timelines, staffing plans and budgeting to ensure the research is carried out in an effective manner.  The Project Manager will be responsible for managing, facilitating, and documenting all MSPC and KEYNET related research meetings including following-up on action items. Additionally, they will identify potential grants, participate in grant writing activities, and prepare materials for presentation to funders as needed.  They will manage and participate in publication in scientific journal or reports to stakeholders, as well as collaborate around presentation at national conferences.  The Project Manager will report to the Associate Director of Operations, Jasmine Escalera PhD, and the Executive Director, Carrie Quinn, MD.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage organization’s research projects including facilitating projects from idea to design to implementation
  • Monitor and track progress of all research activities and protocols, data collection, and database activity; provide detailed updates to MSPC senior leaders on a regular basis
  • Assist with developing research project plans and designs
  • Manage all research activities and work related to external research consultants
  • Coordinate and lead all research meetings including scheduling, preparation of slide decks and materials, creating agendas, minutes, and following-up on all action items
  • Lead the preparation and monitor progress of abstracts, manuscripts, posters, and presentations

Mission: The Mount Sinai Parenting Center is located in the Department of Pediatrics in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Our mission is to transform the way pediatric healthcare is delivered by maximizing opportunities to promote strong parent-child relationships and early child development within everyday healthcare interactions. Our easily scalable programming leverages the healthcare space to reach families in the earliest years through provider training, environmental transformation, and pioneering research.  

Mount Sinai Parenting Center Research Activities: Our research focuses on evaluating ways to leverage the healthcare space to deliver the science of early childhood development through highly scalable and feasible interventions. Our interest includes change in parent and provider behavior, attitudes, and knowledge and the resulting impact on the primary care relationship.


  1. Master’s degree with related work experience is required
  2. Prior experience as a Research Manager or equivalent, is desired
  3. Mastery of database systems such as REDCap
  4. Manuscript and grant writing experience preferred
  5. Prior IRB experience is required
  6. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  7. Strong organizational, prioritization, and project management skills

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

The Research Project Manager will operationalize and manage all research activities for the Mount Sinai Parenting Center (MSPC).  The Project Manager will additionally oversee all research and operational activities for KEYNET, a newly…

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  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level


207 E 94th St, New York, NY 10128, USA

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