Opportunities in the Lab
Research Project Manager, 50% time
We are looking for a project manager to join an amazing international team doing exciting research in the areas of disease ecology, conservation, and social science.
We need an organized and efficient person to help manage this large NSF-funded project on bats, viruses, and their interactions with humans. The project involves a large team of investigators, postdocs, and students across three continents. Responsibilities will include organizing team meetings (in-person and via Skype), coordinating projects across investigators, managing budgets, ordering supplies, organizing international field work schedules, updating research websites, organizing travel and insurance for researchers, monitoring research time-lines, problem-solving potential barriers, writing reports, and generally motivating the team to sustain high quality productive research activities.
Required qualifications and skills:
- project management experience
- excellent inter-personal skills
- excellent organizational skills, communication skills, and leadership skills
- accounting and budgeting and financial management skills
- proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and PowerPoint
- ability to interface well with all levels of management
- ability to work in a team environment
- ability to multitask and adjust to dynamic environment
- ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
- ability to perform other duties as assigned
Preferred qualifications and skills:
- experience with research and the university environment is a bonus
- a bachelor’s degree or higher
Start date: anytime between now and October (preferably before October 1st).
Location: location is in Bozeman, Montana, in the Bozeman Disease Ecology Lab http://bzndiseaselab.org at Montana State University.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and will vary depending on MSU affiliation and work history. Full benefits are possible, depending on how we structure the position. The position is for four years with possible extension depending on grants.
For more information, please contact Raina Plowright: firstname.lastname@example.org