Scientific Project Manager I – Clinical Research

Job ID 2023-50578
Area of Interest
Research & Development
Location Name
1920 Terry
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Ctr RespiratoryBio&Therapeutic
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province


The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Development Network Coordinating Center (TDNCC) serves as a national coordinating center for a clinical trials network in Cystic Fibrosis.  The TDNCC is part of Seattle Children’s Research Institute and has an opening for a project manager in the Scientific and Network Partnerships Unit to facilitate the development, execution, resolution of issues, communication, and completion of scientific TDNCC projects and programs. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for large sized scientific projects and initiatives, serve as primary liaison with industry partners managing relationships from initial contact through completion of deliverables, project manage TDN scientific review committees and review processes and coach staff in the coordination and administration of project related activities.


Specific responsibilities include:

• Work in collaboration with leadership to manage TDN Scientific Review
• Work in collaboration with PIs and study teams to provide scientific and project management expertise to draft and/or edit grant applications, scientific presentations for internal and external audiences, book chapters, manuscripts, and graphics to enhance reporting and presentations
• Work in collaboration with leadership to identify published primary scientific manuscripts, review and understand manuscript methods and results, and write lay friendly results
• Support leadership in managing industry sponsor interactions
• Partner with leadership to develop plans for key scientific projects, programs and initiatives to support operations


Required Education/Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Sciences (e.g. Biology, Medical Sciences, Molecular Biology or related field).
- Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible leadership in project and/or program management.
- Experience leading a project team requiring collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
- Advanced computer knowledge and experience including proficiency with MS Office and other software.

- Advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., in a related scientific field.
- 3 or more years of experience in Scientific Research Project Management.
- Demonstrated scientific writing ability

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$36.75 - $55.12 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$76,431.00 - $114,647.00 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.

The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW

Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children's offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

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Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 


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