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Implementation Research and Training Program Director- 3149202

Director of the Mongan Institute Implementation Research and Training Program

Appointment at the Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty

Position Description:

 

The Mongan Institute at MGH seeks an experienced Implementation Scientist at the
advanced assistant professor or associate professor level to oversee and coordinate the growth of a cross institute implementation research and training program with a focus on complex conditions and health equity. The Mongan Institute is an innovative transdisciplinary research institute at MGH consisting of 13 centers and programs spanning data science to delivery science with over 130 faculty, over 30 research fellows, as well as medical student and undergraduate trainees (for details see https://www.monganinstitute.org/). The Implementation Research program will contribute to the Mongan Institute mission to achieve health equity and improve the lives of people with complex health needs through research and training in population and health care delivery team science.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Implementation Research Director will work closely with the support of the Director of the Mongan Institute to develop, grow, coordinate, and direct an innovative and robust implementation research program with a specific focus on complex health conditions and health equity. This position will actively engage with the Mongan Institute centers and programs, as well as partner with research programs and disciplines across the Department of Medicine, and other MGH departments. Core activities and responsibilities include: conducting and leading NIH, PCORI, and other externally funded implementation research as principal investigator or co-investigator including project, training, and program project grants; oversight of the Mongan Institute implementation research training program; oversight of an implementation research methods consultation program. This faculty and leadership position will be based within the Mongan Institute in the Department of Medicine with the potential for an additional clinical department appointment as appropriate. Additional opportunities include consulting and collaborating with faculty across other MGH clinical departments; as well as contributing to implementation research seminars and collaborations with colleagues at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Skills and Experience Required:

 

A clinical or research terminal degree (e.g. PhD, MD); 4 or more years of experience following training; peer-reviewed articles in the field of implementation research; and excellent communication, organizational, teaching and collaborative research skills are required. Experience and current external funding as an implementation research investigator; experience providing research training and/or mentoring in implementation research; and experience reviewing grants as a member of an NIH study section is also required. The optimal candidate will have experience in implementation research specifically focused on complex health conditions and equity-focused implementation science. Prior experience developing and leading a research training and consultation program is highly desirable.

 

Interested candidates should send a personal statement with research interests and curriculum vitae by email to: mghmonganinstitute@mgh.harvard.edu


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Mongan Institute in the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a full time Administrative Coordinator. Founded in 2015, the Mongan Institute is dedicated to supporting research across MGH in the areas of population and health care delivery science. The Institute bridges research spanning data science to delivery science, and evaluative science to implementation science including a variety of disciplines and methods such as epidemiology, predictive analytics, cost-effectiveness, health policy, decision science, health disparities, health intervention and implementation research.


**When applying, please upload a cover letter, resume, and transcript. A minimum of two year commitment preferred.**

 

Responsibilities

The Administrative Coordinator will staff and support a wide variety of projects related to the Mongan Institute which may include the following:

  • Public Relations: Provides assistance with dissemination and PR of Mongan Institute events including highlighting research and faculty of the Mongan Institute. Tasks include creating social media, website design, preparing the annual report and brochures, maintaining distribution lists, and preparing and distributing a monthly e-newsletter and/or regular weekly communications. Develop relevant content topics to reach Mongan Institute audience and funders. Create, curate, and manage all published content (images, video and written). Conduct online advocacy and open a stream for cross-promotions.

  • Research Project Support: Provides assistance with any project or program related tasks, including literature searches, background research, developing meeting documents or presentations, developing meeting materials and summary reports, communication with internal and external stakeholders, and providing logistical support. This may also include providing assistance with writing IRB research protocols for Mongan Institute Director’s research projects and managing continuing review applications and other related IRB processes. Assist Administrative Director and Director with grant writing, research publications, and final grant reports

  • Meeting/Seminar Series Planning: Provides assistance with research meetings and seminar series, including coordinating meeting preparations, communication with participants, developing and analyzing evaluations, preparing participant meeting materials and staffing events. This includes staffing and supporting the Diversity and Inclusion Workgroup and the D&I Employee Resource Group.

  • Other: Provide staffing and support to any initiatives as needed, including managing Mongan Institute membership and applications, supporting MGH COVID19 Corps Biomedical Research Internship Program.

 
Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master's degree preferred, with a focus in journalism, writing, marketing or other health care related field.  

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.

 

Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required

  • The ideal candidate for this position is someone with a high degree of professionalism, who is highly organized, detail oriented and creative, and who has the ability to complete tasks on-time.

  • Must have strong project management and implementation skills, including the ability to keep a team on track to achieve goals.

  • Maintains excellent writing and language skills, and able to demonstrate this through a writing sample.

  • Displays ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format.

  • Demonstrates creativity and documented immersion in social media.

  • Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing.

  • Ability to work with a broad range of people to collaboratively complete projects.

  • Must be able to multitask, proactively take initiative and be a team player, as well as work independently under the supervision of the project lead. The candidate must also demonstrate strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the mission of the Mongan Institute

  • Should be well versed in working with Microsoft office, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, SPSS and Endnote.

  • Experience with website design and Wix a plus.

Description:

The MGH Mongan Institute in the Department of Medicine seeks a detail oriented, organized, self-directed individual to work with investigators throughout the research funding application and administration process. 

 

Founded in 2015, the Mongan Institute (www.monganinstitute.org) is dedicated to supporting research across MGH in the areas of population and health care delivery science. The Institute bridges research spanning data science to delivery science, and evaluative science to implementation science including a variety of disciplines and methods such as epidemiology, predictive analytics, cost-effectiveness, health policy, decision science, health disparities, health intervention and implementation research.
 

The candidate will be responsible for assisting investigators from various centers and units in the preparation of research grants, including pre award processes. Serving as the primary liaison between the investigators, Partners Research Management, research administrators based at affiliate and subaward sites, and sponsors, the Grant Coordinator will facilitate all aspects of the application process, including budget development, to ensure timely submission of proposals to meet both internal and external review deadlines. 

The candidate will need to be highly organized and goal-oriented, with the ability to work both collaboratively and independently under deadlines, and comfortable working with faculty at all levels.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary, as are a willingness to take on new challenges and an openness to change.  While experience in research grant administration is preferred, as are a working knowledge of NIH and other federal, state, and foundation grant regulations and requirements, this is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, detail oriented individual interested in working in an academic medical research environment.

This is an entry-level position to the Research Grant Administrator career path. The Grants Coordinator will develop basic grants management foundation and skillset to become a Grant Administrator with the goal of advising junior-senior faculty and principal investigators.  The team works a Hybrid flexible schedule.

**When applying, please upload a cover letter and resume. A minimum of two year commitment preferred.**

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide support to Mongan Institute faculty in specific tasks pertaining to new grant proposal and progress report development, particularly in – but not restricted to –the areas of budgetary planning and development, grant proposal preparation and subcontractor communication.  

Specific pre-award responsibilities include:

  • Independently oversee all aspects of the grant application process, working with investigators to develop all grant proposal elements, including budgets, budget justifications, and all required documents per sponsor guidelines, ensuring timely submission to both internal review processes and sponsor deadlines.

  • Serve as a primary contact for collaborating sites regarding development of subcontract budgets and required materials, addressing budgetary and compliance issues as needed.

  • Understand and conform with the administrative, budgetary, and financial compliance regulations of all sponsors as well as with Partners fiscal policy; stay current and up-to-date on all policy changes. 

  • Serve as a liaison between investigators, Partners Research Management, and various sponsors as required throughout the award life cycle.

  • Creates Insight record and performs data entry of grant application materials into sponsor forms according to funding agency guidelines.

  • Prepares/updates physician/scientist’s curriculum vitae, biographical sketch, and other support according to format required by funding agency.

  • Performs literature searches and maintains an accurate PI Bibliography.

  • Attends Partners Research Administration trainings for pre-award.

The Grant Coordinator will assist the Institute’s Director and Administrative Director in providing advice to investigators on fund utilization and financial policies of granting agencies. 

Additional tasks may include:

  • The Grant Coordinator will also coordinate various HR functions for non-clinical, research personnel including new hire coordination, visa requests for foreign nationals, and the on-boarding of research non-employees across the department.  The candidate must have well developed organizational and communication skills capable of working independently to produce consistent quality work with minimal supervision and guidance.

  • Implementation and monitoring of Accounts Payable processes and transactions, including submitting expense reports, special payment requests, and consultant contract payments in compliance with sponsor guidelines, and collaborating with Accounts Payable to ensure timely processing

  • 1+ years of finance or grants management experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Experience in healthcare, hospital or academic environment preferred

  • Exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical and organizational skills.

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines, and ask for direction when appropriate in an environment that requires continuous monitoring of priorities.

  • Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Pro, willingness to learn new applications and systems as needed.

  • Positive customer-service orientation, excellent interpersonal/communication skills, professional manner, and ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Comfortable interfacing with investigators at all levels, including physician leaders.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal/communications skills.

  •  Advanced reading comprehension with strong attention to detail.

  • Works efficiently and effectively on assigned duties.

  • Highly engaged with enthusiasm for change; willingness to take on new challenges.

  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible in a deadline-driven environment that requires continuous monitoring of priorities and multi-tasking.

  • Highly task-oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in coordination with various teams.