Alliance Program Manager- MIT Koch Institute

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Closing date
Jun 12, 2022

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Life Sciences, Bioengineering, Biomedical Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Lab Manager
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Alliance Program Manager


The MIT Koch Institute (KI) for Integrative Cancer Research seeks a program manager to manage multiple research programs, projects, and activities, including industry and clinical collaborations.


Responsibilities include project and grants management and reporting; coordinating sponsored research, contract, and IP documentation; supporting business development efforts from negotiations through completed projects; working with the executive director, faculty, and partners on administering and delivering programs; and planning meetings, events, and special projects to advance KI’s cancer research mission.


A full description of this position is available here.

The Koch Institute is proud of its culture of collaboration, innovation, and translational research--especially that focused on the convergence of many scientific disciplines.  


Required Qualifications

  • B.Sc.
  • At least three years of experience in an industry, academic, research, or nonprofit environment
  • Self-motivation and initiative
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, organizational, financial, project management, and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to anticipate needs, multitask, and set and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work strategically, independently, and collaboratively as part of a diverse team of scientists and administrators
  • Ability to engage nonresponsive participants 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in biological sciences or bioengineering
  • Event planning experience
  • Knowledge of contracts and agreements
  • Experience translating complex research for non-scientific audiences  


Interested candidates may apply online at  Please reference job number 21019.


MIT is an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.  MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.

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