Immunological Database Project Manager

We are seeking a motivated individual to contribute to a bioinformatics resource to aid in the development of vaccines, immunotherapeutics, and diagnostics, and assists scientists to better understand immune mechanisms.

The Project Manager will serve as the primary resource for communicating information relating to the status of the project development activities both internally and externally, and provides creative pro-active planning options/solutions for meeting short- and long-term goals and objectives, and ensuring timelines and deliverables are met. The Project Manager will facilitate information flow within the project team and throughout the organization and must effectively document project progress via status reports and detailed task lists outlining action items and deliverables. The Project Manager co-develops and co-administers project budgets including subcontractors and consultants in conjunction with Project Management Team, which includes the Principal Investigator, co-Principal Investigators, and Project Administrator.


A degree in the biological sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics or computer science, or comparable combination of education and professional experience. Background and experience in project management and research coordination. Demonstrated ability to identify scientific or technical importance, relevance of problems and results, and feasibility of projects in science. Ability to work with a diverse set of communities – researchers, administrators, technical staff, and programmers, to solve problems and build consensus. Strong ability to prioritize tasks and goals in a highly changeable environment. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with peers, superiors, and subordinates, including ability to seek mutually beneficial solutions where possible. Strong and demonstrated organizational skills, oral and written communications skills, including communication of advanced scientific concepts. Knowledge of immunology, relational databases, and software engineering a plus.

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In 2017, LJI was ranked as one of the best places to work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. The Institute hosts 24 world-renowned faculty and over 70 postdoctoral researchers hailing from 21 different countries. LJI is located in the Science Research Park on the campus of UC San Diego, with easy access to the San Diego life sciences community and all that the area has to offer.

Full-time employment at LJI includes a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation/sick leave, and contributions to a retirement plan (403B).

LJI provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants regardless of race, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, or pregnancy. This applies to all personnel practices, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, educational assistance, and social and recreational programs.

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