Systems Biology

Project Manager, Digital Health

Project Manager, Digital Health

Sage Bionetworks, Seattle WA

At Sage Bionetworks, we believe that we can learn more by learning from each other. By improving the way scientists collaborate, we help to make science more effective. We partner with researchers, patients, and healthcare innovators to drive collaborative data-driven science to improve health. Making science more open, collaborative, and inclusive ultimately advances biomedicine.

Are you the type of person who enjoys engaging with scientists and researchers from many disciplines?  Do you have the ability to manage complex scientific projects to ensure diverse teams make effective progress? If so, you could be the next Project Manager for Digital Health. The Digital Health group focuses on developing open measures of health using data from smartphones and wearable devices.  We develop and test social, technical and scientific solutions to foster open-science practices and enable collaborative research. As Project Manager, you would primarily work to organize two large collaborative efforts in neuropsychology and aging focused on developing tools for researchers to measure depression, anxiety and cognitive decline. You would bring your expertise in scientific project/program management and a passion for open science and collaboration.

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Establish processes to ensure project goals and timelines are achieved.
  • Work with project lead(s) to coordinate scientific collaborations across multiple academic institutions.
  • Work with internal scientists and engineers to develop common strategies and processes for development, validation and dissemination of new smartphone based measures.
  • Lead reporting activities including tracking progress toward annual milestones.
  • Lead within- and cross-team meetings, including scheduling, setting agendas, taking minutes, defining action items.
  • Lead communications efforts to distribute information across research communities.
  • Help with educational outreach activities.
  • Assist in technical writing and support efforts. 

We’d love to hear from you if you: (basic skills/qualifications)

  • Are passionate about open science and collaboration
  • Have a BS or MS  preferably in a scientific or technical field
  • Have effective and efficient communication skills for diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrate an ability to write clear, detailed technical content.
  • Have at least 5 years of project management experience, preferably with software or scientific teams.
  • Familiarity with software engineering  is preferred.
  • Experience with clinical studies is preferred.

In light of recent concerns of Covid-19, all interviews will be conducted remotely, and most positions will be remote through at least December 31, 2020. The option to work on-site at our Seattle office prior to December 31, will be considered upon request.

About Sage Bionetworks

Sage Bionetworks is a nonprofit biomedical research and technology development organization that was founded in Seattle in 2009. Our focus is to develop and apply open practices to data-driven research for the advancement of human health. Data-driven research has become an important component of biomedicine, but it’s not always easy to understand how to apply computational approaches appropriately or how to interpret their results. Sage believes open practices can help. Our interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers work together to provide researchers access to technology tools and scientific approaches to share data, benchmark methods, and explore collective insights, all backed by Sage’s gold-standard governance protocols and commitment to user-centered design. Sage is supported through a portfolio of competitive research grants, commercial partnerships, and philanthropic contributions.

Sage embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to pay parity and making our salary ranges available to all employees. We invite you to apply and we welcome a conversation. We are based in Seattle, WA, and collaborate broadly throughout the world.

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