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Management of assigned academic collaboration or industry-sponsored research projects: Review of contract and sponsor objectives, analysis of deliverables, timeline and workplan schedule development and follow-up. Identification of needed resources within the Lab, greater team and University to complete the projects.

Coordinate activities of the project team, understanding the unique role of each member of the team in the context of a specific project and other responsibilities of the team members. Effectively and appropriately distributes work to accomplish project deliverables.

Directly interfaces with external collaborators from both academic and industry-sponsored projects. Development and delivery of results via presentation in teleconference, videoconference and face-to-face scenarios. Ensure quality of presentation material is understandable and pertinent to the assigned projects. Maintains appropriate cadence of communication with external collaborators.

Communicates with Senior Project Manager regarding status of assigned projects, seeking guidance and direction when needed. Collaborates with Senior Project Manager and Director of Operations to ensure smooth progress and completion of projects. Contributes to team discussions on expansion of projects to encourage continued collaborations with specific sponsors.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's Degree in life sciences.  
  • At least 5 years working in life sciences, medical research or a related field.  
  • Experience working on a team with diverse roles and participants.  
  • Highly-developed organizational skills and a detail-oriented work ethic.  
  • Team-player.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master's Degree in life sciences.  
  • Experience working with academic-industry partnerships.

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.