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Project Coordinator

Company: Broad Institute
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

The Broad Institute Genomics Platform seeks to hire a Project Coordinator. This role would report to a Project Manager to support aspects of operational and administrative tasks of the projects across the Genomics Platform with partnership projects within the Cancer and Medical Population Genetics Programs. The position is part of the project management team under the leadership of Namrata Gupta. The key areas of responsibility will include (a) requesting DNA sequencing and other services from the Genomics Platform at the Broad Institute, (b) monitoring progress towards achievement of deliverables in our large scale projects, and (c) assisting with tasks required for IRB protocol maintenance and submissions. The complexity of tasks performed will grow as the candidate becomes more familiar with our scientific objectives and priorities. The position overall should afford an opportunity to gain experience with aspects of project coordination in a high throughput technical environment for a bright, logically minded, and ambitious candidate at an early stage of their career. The ideal candidate will be highly collaborative and able to work well in a team. The candidate should also be detail-oriented, be comfortable working with computerized systems for recording the status of workflows, and be capable of thinking logically about research processes. Furthermore, they should have experience in scientific research and a reasonable degree of comfort with databases. Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and monitor activities through the Broad Institute Genomics Platform to ensure timely and effective completion and data generation.
  • Report on the progress of each project.
  • Track the receipt and transfer of DNA from small and large patient sample collections
  • Manage the inventory and status of multiple cohorts.
  • Communicate and report to collaborating sites about the status and project requirements for multiple large scale projects.
  • Assist with data processing and data transfer.
  • Assist with the submission of IRB documentation, material transfer agreements and data access agreements, dbGAP submissions and other required documentation.
  • Generate quotes and purchase orders to initiate platform activities and projects.
  • Work to establish close relationships with key collaborators and platform staff to enhance knowledge flow and data distribution. Qualifications:
    • BS with 1+ years of related experience.
    • Familiarity with DNA sequencing and genetics are both helpful (but not required).
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff and external contacts required.
    • Excellent organization and time management skills required.
    • Must be able to use sound judgment to handle and prioritize a variety of tasks.
    • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation. Comfort with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets is essential.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. The Broad Institute will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity. #LI-POST All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Check out this video for a look into our community! Posted 2 Days Ago Full time 4459 The Broad Institute is pioneering a new model of collaborative biomedical science to transform biology and medicine. To do that, we have created a unique community of amazing, creative people - "Broadies" - each with a passion for pushing scientific frontiers. Broadies have a diverse collection of talents, expertise, and backgrounds, creating a rich collaborative environment for solving intractable scientific problems. We are always looking for new team members within Research , Computational Biology , Software Engineering , and Administration to help us tackle important problems at the cutting edge of science. Why Broad? It comes down to our culture . Our community transcends academic and organizational barriers, encouraging different points of view and making all Broadies part of something meaningful. If ours is a community you would want to be a part of, then please apply!

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