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Data Operations Project Manager

Data Operations Project Manager

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Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


The Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology (BBE) program in the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) is seeking a Data Operations Project Manager to manage laboratory data-related projects and deliverables in collaboration with BBE faculty and external collaborators evaluating vaccines to prevent HIV, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.


The Data Operations Project Manager will apply knowledge of lab data management & research operations to:


  1. Define deliverables, budgets, milestones, and timelines for new and existing research projects.
  2. Prioritize and monitor data operations activities, ensuring that research needs and time lines are met.
  3. Coordinate and oversee the development of data management tracking processes/systems.
  4. Develop data management procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  5. Coordinate and oversee the investigation and resolution of data discrepancies.
  6. Supervise students and other research staff, as required; this includes hiring, training, conducting performance evaluations, managing workloads, etc.
  7. Serve as a liaison with internal project teams and outside organizations.
  8. Manage projects, facilitate meetings, and produce documentation related to activities described
  9. Perform other tasks related to study data management operations, as required.


Required: Bachelor's degree in biological science-related field. Five years of related experience in a research setting. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience managing laboratory data and working with lab investigators and statisticians in a multidisciplinary team environment. Project Management experience.


Desired: Knowledge of immunology laboratory methods (e.g. immunoassays, flow cytometry) and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).

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