Scientific Manager

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Job posting number: #7221640

Posted: February 27, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Company Overview:
At CCB, we are at the forefront of scientific innovation, dedicated to advancing knowledge and solving complex challenges in collaboration with research labs at Harvard Medical School and affiliated hospitals. Our team comprises leading data science and computational experts who work collaboratively to push the boundaries of science and technology with a focus on cutting edge science such as uses of AI, especially generative AI, in scientific projects, education and the analysis of large complex biomedical datasets. We are seeking a passionate, highly skilled and motivated Scientific Manager to oversee our diverse projects and lead our research teams towards impactful discoveries.

Job Summary:
As a Scientific Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing collaborative scientific research projects and development activities within CCB. You will be responsible for coordinating multi-disciplinary teams, implementing and translating research strategies into actionable items, and ensuring that projects are executed effectively and in accordance with the highest scientific standards. This includes evaluating the feasibility of new projects and proposals, providing expert recommendations, monitoring progress, timelines and budgets. You will be responsible for communicating progress and findings to stakeholders, including writing reports and meeting summaries.
Your expertise in quantitative disciplines or in biological/biomedical fields, combined with your practical computing skills, will be essential for driving innovation. You are passionate about science and scientific discovery, a highly motivated team player with strong communication and organizational skills.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage collaborative scientific projects taken on by teams of researchers, data scientists, and scientific software engineers, providing guidance and support to ensure project objectives are met.
• Ensure effective collaboration and communication between team members and across projects.
• Utilize organizational software, source code control software, and project management tools to streamline processes and enhance productivity.
• Organize scientific events such as seminars, town halls, off-sites and workshops.

• A PhD in a quantitative discipline, or in a biological or biomedical field.
• Strong communication skills and experience managing scientific research teams.
• Excellent practical computing skills, including proficiency in organizational software, use of source code control software (e.g., GitHub), and project management tools (e.g., JIRA, Trello).
• Demonstrated ability to design and execute research projects successfully.
• Exceptional problem-solving abilities and analytical skills.
• Superior communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex scientific concepts to diverse audiences.
• A track record of scientific publications and scientific software contributions to the field.
• Experience with grant writing and securing funding for research projects is a plus.

What We Offer:
• A dynamic and collaborative work environment with a team of dedicated professionals.
• The opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects that have the potential to make a significant impact.
• Competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
• Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
• Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a comprehensive CV, and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Harvard Medical School strives to cultivate an environment that promotes inclusiveness and collaboration among students, faculty and staff and to create new avenues for discussion that will advance our shared mission to improve the health of people throughout the world.

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