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Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY) Is Hiring

February 19, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments
The Global Diabetes Initiative at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is looking for a program manager!
The Global Diabetes Initiative was founded by Dr. Meredith Hawkins in 2008 to combat the global diabetes epidemic by harnessing Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s strengths in biomedical research, global health, and medical education, and by building strategic global partnerships in these areas. Officially renamed the Global Diabetes Institute in 2012, the Institute has established partnerships in diabetes research, integrated diabetes clinical management, and community health initiatives in India, Uganda, and other countries around the world. We believe in a spirit of collaboration and exchange of faculty, fellows, medical students, and other healthcare providers among our various partner institutions.
Position Summary:

The Program Manager will play a vital role in the growth of the Global Diabetes Institute through the development of key collaborations, networking and communications. Will have an integral role in organizing and sustaining multiple functions of the Global Diabetes Institute, from coordinating research projects locally and abroad, to developing and maintaining a website and other promotional materials, to maintaining effective communication with collaborating investigators in the US and globally. Will contribute significantly to the strategic planning process for the Institute, from initial needs assessments to ongoing program evaluation and restructuring.

Position responsibilities:

  • Assist with the design and development of a multi-disciplinary globally-focused diabetes research and education program (Einstein’s Global Diabetes Institute)
  • Support Director, research fellows, and other team members in their roles in developing this program (including scheduling, travel, expenses, fund-raising);
  • Assist with writing, assembling and managing extramural grants (governmental and non-governmental);
  • Support research activities, including coordinating research projects in the Bronx and internationally;
  • Assist in preparing research documents, presentations, manuscripts, grant proposals, and journal articles;
  • Maintain effective communication and integration with national and international “partner” institutions;
  • Develop novel communications and other linkages for the Global Diabetes Institute;
  • Perform Needs Assessments and Program Evaluations, involving extramural consultants as required;
  • Arrange and organize meetings with key faculty members at home and abroad, including drafting action agenda and keeping minutes;
  • Develop and maintain program web site, incorporating active programs and research;
  • Organize occasional conferences and related activities (e.g., strategic planning workshop);
  • Support educational programs: developing course materials, syllabi, web-based (distance-based) learning, guest lecturers, scheduling, and locales.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in science- or health-related field.
  • Advanced degree in science- or health-related field a plus.
  • Some research experience required.
  • Interest in healthcare, science, and global health required.
  • Experience in global health research or fieldwork preferred.
  • 2-year commitment preferred, but negotiable. Open to extension.

Start time set for mid- to late June, but negotiable.

Please send resumé, cover letter, and two writing samples highlighting scientific and/or global health-focused writing to jeremy.mudd@einstein.yu.edu

Click GDI Program Manager to view full job description.

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