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Research Admininstration Associate Director - Public Health & Community Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 17, 2022
Title Research Admininstration Associate Director - Public Health & Community Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Public Health & Community Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Community Health


The Department of Public Health and Community Medicine is an academic department within the Tufts University School of Medicine located on the Health Sciences Campus in Boston. Technical and academic assets within the department provide a strong research support system for federally-funded research.


Its 30 full-time faculty members hold advanced degrees in epidemiology, biostatistics, sociology, anthropology, law, medicine, nutrition, biology, engineering, health policy, economics, social policy, education, social work, and the behavioral sciences. Department research includes a focus on the following thematic areas: health equity, health communication, nutrition and infection, infectious disease epidemiology, health policy and health care delivery, environmental health, the opioid epidemic, and global health.

Department faculty are methodologically strong and diverse, with expertise in biostatistics, survey research, program evaluation, qualitative methods, dietary assessment, GIS, and spatial epidemiological analysis.

What You'll Do

Interacts and partners with school leadership, faculty, department managers, and the Offices of Pre and post-Award Research Administration to assess and improve research administration (RA) resources and to ensure efficient RA workflow and adequate RA coverage and backstopping. Manages RA staff and serves as an RA resource for faculty and staff. Administers a varied portfolio including most complex sponsored awards and facilities school-wide and or cross-school research collaborations. Utilizing extensive research administration knowledge, works with faculty to develop sponsored proposals and to manage post-award needs of portfolio, and assists faculty and staff in navigating new research administration tools and systems.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor’s degree and 7-10 years’ experience
  • Management experience
  • Knowledge of both pre-award and electronic application process as well as post-award financial management
  • Experienced in managing compliance with federal government grants and contracts and ability to interpret and apply university and sponsor policies and procedures
  • Experienced with electronic grants management systems and enterprise research administration systems; knowledgeable in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet


An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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