This recruitment is for three (3) Research Managers: 20038255, 20038256, and 20038257. By applying, you will be considered for all three vacancies.
The primary purpose of this position is provide leadership and oversight to assigned clinical research coordinator teams and assist directors with all aspects of research management. This includes managing the day to day operations of study activities of the assigned research pod consisting of managing 2 to 6 clinical research coordinators and 20+ research projects. Research managers are also responsible for managing small-scale investigator-initiated projects which may include protocol writing, case report form design, database creation, and reporting to funding agencies. The research manager is also responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, training all staff supervised, financial management, and performing routine quality assurance activities.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact with clinical investigators, laboratory personnel, study sponsors, IRB, Office of Clinical Trials, and support staff. Working knowledge of medical terminology, techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating and managing clinical research projects. Applicant must have a working knowledge of FDA Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and International Conference on Harmonization Good Clinical Practice (ICHGCP) as well as familiarity with local, state and federal guidelines governing clinical trials. The candidate must be experienced in initiating, maintaining and updating protocols with central and local IRBs and minting the appropriate regulatory documents. Applicant should have a working knowledge of database management and spreadsheets. Ability to learn quickly, work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision, prioritize tasks, and work under deadline pressure. Leadership experience is necessary. Flexibility is required for intermittent evening and weekend hours as needed for patient enrollment after normal business hours.
Experience with clinical research (including the UNCIRB processes, FDA regulatory requirements, ICHGCP guidelines, ACRP or SOCRA certification) is strongly desired. Gastrointestinal clinical trial experience and familiarity with both NIH and industry-sponsored research studies preferred. Management and leadership experience is highly desired.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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