Project Manager – Sapien Labs Centre for Human Brain and Mind at Krea University

Chennai, New Delhi
Posted 2 months ago

Duration of Position: 2 years (renewable)

Employer: Sapien Labs Centre for Human Brain and Mind at Krea University

Location: Chennai (preferable), Delhi

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Reports to: Director, Sapien Labs Centre for Human Brain and Mind, Krea

About Sapien Labs Centre for Human Brain and Mind, Krea University:

The Sapien Labs Centre for the Human Brain and Mind at Krea University is a collaboration between Sapien Labs and Krea University with an aim to pursue research and learning related to the human brain and mind. It also intends to build a globally distributed infrastructure for large-scale, real-time data acquisition and insights as well as the development of interventions and tools based on rigorous statistical and data science methods. The Centre will bring together cross-disciplinary faculty, large-scale acquisition of multi-dimensional human physiological data, cutting-edge data workflows, and engagement with the non-profit, start-up and government sectors.

About the Position:

The Sapien Labs Centre for Human Brain and Mind at Krea University is interested in recruiting a Project Manager (PM) to steer a large-scale, longitudinal data collection effort. The ideal candidate should have sound project management experience to help in the planning and execution of data collection in urban and rural areas of India. The PM will also be responsible for the recruitment of participants, while also ensuring that specific plans are in place to ensure longitudinal follow-up of sample survey participants. The manager will ensure that appropriate software/questionnaires are on the devices of the field staff. In addition, she/he will be responsible for ensuring that data acquisition occurs accurately and on time, troubleshooting data acquisition challenges where necessary, and checking data required at the end of each day of data collection. The PM will have the additional responsibility of training field staff.

Background and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any relevant field

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • 3 to 5 years of management experience in field data collection
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain an organized and structured, detail-oriented work style
  • Experience in managing data workflows
  • Previous experience managing a team


  • Extensive travel will be expected to different parts of the country where data collection is ongoing

Deadline: Applications are being accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Please collate your resume and cover letter in one PDF and apply in the form here.

Note: We are an equal-opportunity employer and all candidates will be considered for employment. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each candidate individually regarding the status of their application. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purposes.

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