Project Manager – Scientific Research

JOB FUNCTION: Administrative Support
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Paterson , NJ
COMPENSATION: $80k - $100k
POSTED: Nov 23, 2022

Our client is a well-respected research organization that offers a safe and highly regulated work environment. They are seeking a Project Manager – Scientific Research to coordinate research efforts for cross-functional teams conducting drug discovery research. This client offers a positive and forward-thinking culture, focused on preclinical neuroscience research. Due to recent accomplishments, the company is growing and hiring in multiple areas and departments.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$80k – $100k

Position Overview:

The Project Manager – Scientific Research will primarily be supporting a VP – level Scientist, in addition to joining two scientific managers on the team. The Project Manager – Scientific Research requires proactive follow-up and a high level of polished verbal/written communication as this person will be working directly with multiple departments and clients. At any given time, the Project Manager – Scientific Research could be juggling 10+ projects simultaneously so organization and attention to detail are necessary.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager – Scientific Research:

  • Manage and track project milestones and deliverables
  • Ensure alignment of all teams involved in each project
  • Prepare, track, and oversee budget and cost tracking
  • Run project team meetings with accompanying follow-up items
  • Present project updates and deliverables to executive leadership

Qualifications of the Project Manager – Scientific Research:

  • Professional scientific research experience. Neuroscience, pharmacology, biotech, or drug discovery is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of project management experience is preferred
  • Experience working independently to manage simultaneous projects

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related Science with 4 – 5 years of professional experience, or
  • Master’s degree in a related Science with 2 – 3 years of professional experience, or
  • PhD with 0 – 2 years of experience


  • Client-provided benefits available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 116338