Research Project Manager
Rice University - Houston, TX

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Under the supervision of Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund, Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Sociology and Religion and Public Life Program (RPLP) Director (www.ehecklund.rice.edu and rplp.rice.edu), the Research Project Manager will be primarily responsible for the coordination, data management, and timeline management of the Religion among Scientists in International Context study (RASIC), an eight-nation study (India, Hong Kong, US, UK, Taiwan, Turkey, Italy, and France) of how scientists understand religion, gender, and ethics. This project is funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation.

This position begins August 15, 2013 and goes through August 31, 2015, with the possibility of an extension.

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Experience may not be substituted for the education requirement.

Experience Required
1 year

Research project management in a related field.

Education may not be substituted for the experience requirement.

License/Certification Required

Other Skills Required
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Ability to collect, organize, and manage large amounts of data.
- Ability to work independently and on a team, and be flexible.
- Ability to pay attention to detail.
- Excellent time management and organizational skills are.
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required to interact with high level scientists.

Education Preferred
A bachelor's or master's degree in sociology or another related discipline.

Experience Preferred
Five years of research project management experience in Sociology or a related field is preferred.

License/Certification Preferred

Other Skills Preferred
- Knowledge of statistical software packages such as SPSS.
- Knowledge of website design.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions
(e.g. Weekend/evening work, travel, inclement weather, hazards)

Occasional evening or weekend work related to events is required.

Grade
14

Salary Information
$48,500

Benefits Eligible
Benefits Eligible

Job Posting Category
Professional/Managerial

Eligible for Overtime
No

Work Schedule
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Eligible for Shift Differential
Not Shift Differential Eligible

Security Sensitive
Yes

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