Scientific Project Coordinator

  • New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • $64,580.00 - 104,060.00 / Year *
  • 118 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032
  • Full-Time
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The New York State Psychiatric Institute is seeking a Scientific Project Coordinator to assist the Director of New York State Psychiatric Institute with management of diverse academic and scientific programs and initiative relating to mental health care, psychiatric medicine and neuroscience. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a person with a clinical and/or scientific background who wants to work in an administrative support role with a dynamic chairman on a wide range of innovative projects in a leading academic psychiatric department with extremely talented and eminent faculty.

Primary responsibilities include doing background research, organizing meetings and drafting proposals and reports for clinical and scientific projects, and assisting in the oversight of their implementation and operation. The position will report to the Director of New York State Psychiatric Institute and work closely with him and his Office Manager and Chief of Staff.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have extensive clinical and/or research experience, excellent writing skills, internet and social media facility and social skills enabling them to work effectively with faculty and staff. Applicants must have the following minimum qualifications:

Bachelor's degree

Master's or Ph.D. in life sciences or social sciences discipline

Minimum of 5 years' experience in research and/or mental health care

Possess good project management skills with a demonstrated ability to meet schedules and deadlines.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Salary including full fringe benefit package is negotiable but dependent on credentials and level of experience.

To apply: Submit an application with cover letter and resume by April 12, 2019 through our website Only applications submitted through the RFMH website will be accepted.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.