Systems Biology

Project Manager – Contract Position

Project Manager – Contract Position

We are looking for a contractor to assist in managing a multi-institution scientific project across a diverse team of scientists, research ethicists, software engineers, and data librarians. This is a part-time, contract position.

The Project Manager will help us with the following:

  • Coordinate internal resources to achieve project goals and timelines.
  • Work with project lead(s) to coordinate development of new scientific resources across multiple academic institutions.
  • Act as liaison between data contributors and internal data engineering staff to define requirements for data hosting and curation.
  • Work with internal scientists and engineers to develop common strategies and processes for the hosting, curation, and annotation of large clinical and genomic data sets.
  • Lead communications efforts to distribute information across research communities.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a scientific field (e.g., public health, library science, information management, biomedical informatics, epidemiology).
  • Project management experience, preferably with software or scientific teams.
  • Knowledge of genomic data generation and analysis techniques preferred.
  • Familiarity with data privacy regulations and security standards such as GDPR, HIPAA, and 21 CFR part 11.
  • Effective and efficient communication skills for diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrate an ability to write clear, detailed technical content.

In light of recent concerns of Covid-19, all interviews will be conducted remotely, and most positions will be remote through at least September 30, 2021. The option to work on-site at our Seattle office prior to September 30, will be considered upon request.

About Sage Bionetworks

Sage Bionetworks is a nonprofit health research organization that was founded in Seattle in 2009. We use open practices that increase the reliability of scientific claims to speed the translation of science to medicine. We support responsible data sharing, objective evaluation of methods and results across researchers, and the empowerment of participants to be active partners in research. Sage is a 501c3 and is supported through a portfolio of competitive research grants, commercial partnerships, and philanthropic contributions. Sage embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including relocation benefits, to bring the right talent to the team. We are based in Seattle, WA, and collaborate broadly throughout the world.

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