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Project Manager, AgeLab
  • Job Number: 15983
  • Functional Area: Research - Scientific
  • Department: Center for Transportation & Logistics
  • School Area: Engineering
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

PROJECT MANAGER, AGE LAB, Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL) (two openings), to be responsible for day-to-day management and execution of research projects focused around decision-making, aging, and consumer behavior in multiple domains, e.g., transportation, aging-in-place, caregiving.  Will serve as the primary contact for sponsors, subcontractors, and members of the community; support the brainstorming of future projects and lead new sponsorship opportunities; conduct literature reviews; clean, code, and analyze data; draft and edit manuscripts; create presentations; synthesize, draft, and present research results; write/edit materials for wider lab and community use, e.g., newsletters and website; organize/oversee events/conferences/symposia (i.e., identify topics, develop/select content, invite presenters, etc.); participate in subject recruitment for studies; work with the lab director and senior staff to ensure that the lab’s quality standards are maintained, workflow is managed, and its preferences and perspectives are appropriately represented; serve on new hire interview and onboarding teams; develop and support new initiatives; support other researchers’ work and design and complete independent research; respond to information requests; participate in or lead lab meetings and tours; and perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, anthropology, political science, or related social science field; at least three years’ administration/operations and/or project management experience; meticulous attention to detail; excellent organizational, writing, editing, and communication skills; comfort presenting to different audiences; ability to handle multiple priorities from multiple sources, perform accurately despite time pressure and frequent interruptions, work independently, and collaborate with different people as part of a team; and experience with coding and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and statistical packages for the social sciences (SPSS and/or R).  Job #15983

Will travel to sponsor sites to conduct field research.  


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