Mount Sinai Careers


New York, New York

Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System Careers

Department of Health Policy, #2224474

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Mount Sinai Health System’s multidisciplinary clinical research teams are pioneering innovative new approaches in health care across a variety of fields. Working alongside leading physicians and within internationally acclaimed medical institutes, centers, and laboratories, our scientists continue to shape the future of clinical care and improve outcomes for patients of all ages. 


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What You’ll Do:

The Center for Health Equity and Community Engaged Research (CHECER) in the Department of Population Health Science and Policy aims to promote health equity locally, nationally and globally by creating evidence to guide policy decisions and preparing investigators to conduct health equity and community engaged research that improves health and health care. 
CHECER is seeking a dedicated, innovative, enthusiastic, and highly experienced professional to serve as Project Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to interact with a diverse array of researchers and collaborate with a variety of institutions/organizations to work on several cancer studies.

The Project Manager will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI), the research team, and with other partnering sites to serve as an operational leader of several cancer research projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to the research team and partnering sites
  • Maintain and develop communications between Investigators, the scientific team, partner sites, and key stakeholders including the funding agency
  • Work closely with the PI, Investigators, partners, and stakeholders to develop and implement protocols that manifest the project design. These protocols must uphold the highest standards of scientific conduct, and comply with human subjects requirements
    to be consistent with timelines as developed by the funding agency
  • Develop study timelines, work plans and track progress
  • Oversee the production of deliverables, consistent with the requirements of the funding agency
  • Manage the project budget
  • Provide administrative management of the various subcontracts
  • Report progress to investigators, partners, and stakeholders
  • Identify potential barriers to progress and work with the PI to provide leadership around or though them
  • Oversee and ensure the timely submission of required or appropriate grant applications and IRB/GCO documents
  • Work with program leadership as necessary to assure the timely preparation of new protocol submissions, protocol amendments, and renewals of ongoing research activities
  • Oversee research team and ensure timelines are met and workflow is appropriate
  • Other activities and roles as may be required by the Principal Investigator 
What You’ll Bring:

Education and Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree is required. Familiarity and experience with project management, cancer research, and health care are all advantages, but not required
  • Excellence in project and personnel management, demonstrated through a variety of management experiences 
  • A sense of intellectual and management adventure, with the capacity to innovate and to abstract to solve problems while maintaining high standards of excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with and manage multiple levels of management and staff, and to establish effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals and partner organizations
  • The capacity to meet multiple, competing deadlines and maintain programmatic and administrative priorities
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attentiveness to detail
  • Superb written and oral communication skills 

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Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.


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. 

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