Senior Program Manager


HSL Institute for Aging Research, Harvard Medical School


Boston, Massachusetts

Principal Investigator

Gene Bowman



The senior program manager will work with the leadership to grow all aspects of a new Interventional Studies in Aging Center (ISAC) at the Hebrew Senior Life Institute for Aging Research (HSL IFAR) in Boston. He or she will support investigators in the practice of implementing and successfully executing clinical trials within the new center. The position will include program development and project management related to human investigations in aging.

Applications reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Please direct inquiries to Dr. Gene Bowman by sending a letter of interest (one page max), CV, and three references to

More information can be found at the HSL IFAR posting:

HSL IFAR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Manage key administrative processes for the ISAC.
  • Coordinate communications and outreach within the center and other Harvard Medical School affiliates.
  • Coordinate the consultation services provided ISAC faculty.
  • Manage the solicitation and administration of pilot funding opportunities.
  • Coordinate the ISAC seminars and teaching workshops.
  • Serve as a guide to investigators navigating the management and regulatory hurdles faced in clinical trials.


  • Minimum five years of experience in the management and execution of clinical trial operations, preferably multisite investigations in older populations.
  • Advanced degree (e.g., master’s, Ph.D., M.D.) in clinical research, medicine, nursing, psychology, sociology, epidemiology or a related discipline.
  • Certification in Good Clinical Practice; comprehensive understanding of the regulatory requirements in human subject’s research; familiarity with ICH guidelines, 12 CFR Part 11, and other relevant regulatory policies.
  • Experience with IND applications and FDA guidelines is considered an asset.
  • Solid knowledge and experience with the state-of-the-art clinical trial project management tools.
  • Desire to participate as a key member and leader in a growing biomedical research organization.
  • Outstanding organizational skills; ability to lead and be effective in a team-oriented environment, accept instruction, and adapt to change.
  • Independent thought and ability to execute and share ideas with confidence.
  • Superb communication skills in English (oral and written).