Project Manager I - Population Health Science & Policy

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 

Roles & Responsibilities:
The Project Manager 1 will work on two National Human Genome Research Institute-funded genomic implementation projects. 
  • One study will recruit 1800 adults of African ancestry with hypertension to evaluate the impact of returning high-risk APOL1 genetic test results to patients and providers and explore the effect of pharmacogenomics guided hypertension management vs. standard hypertension management in APOL1 negative patients in the intervention arm.
  • The second study will recruit 900 diverse adults to determine if a genotype-guided approach to acute post-surgical pain therapy leads to improved pain control compared to usual care; determine if a genotype-guided approach to pain therapy in patients with chronic pain leads to improved pain control compared to usual care; determine if genotype-guided dosing or selection of antidepressants among patients with depressive symptoms who require new or revised antidepressant therapy leads to improved control of depression, compared to usual care.
Working closely with both the Program Manager and the Principal Investigator, the Project Manager 1 will: monitor daily recruitment, train and supervise research coordinators, track progress of data collection, coordinate and attend project-related meetings and conference calls, and provide general assistance with project-related administrative tasks. Other duties may include, but are not limited to: developing project timelines, and assisting the project manager in the preparation of IRB submissions, grant proposals, presentations to scientific and community audiences, and progress reports to the funding source.

The Project Manager 1 will primarily work in the Department of Health Policy, located in the Icahn Building and will interface with clinical sites throughout the Mount Sinai Health system where recruitment will take place. She/he will report directly to the Program Manager and Principal Investigator for these studies.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master's Degree preferred
  • Project Management experience required
  • 3+ years' research experience; experience working with and recruiting diverse populations into research studies
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) and basic knowledge of Endnote
  • Experience using Redcap for managing online databases  
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 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 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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