SENIOR RESEARCH NAVIGATOR, MED School of Medicine, Associate Provost's Office
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 3481
The Senior Research Navigator will function as a comprehensive source of regulatory, administrative and project management information and assistance. The support provided by this position will be collectively applied to achieving a well-designed and efficiently run translational clinical. Develops collaborative relationships with the BU/BMC clinical research community and advocates for researchers and study coordinators, identifies resources for the timely & successful completion of research projects, refers investigators to appropriate clinical research services/cores, promotes institutional polices and best practices, and manages the Research Navigators and Research Navigator Assistant to responds to queries. Identifies, develops, and maintains relationships with key contacts with BU/BMC offices; CTSI Leadership; Program Directors and Program Staff. S/he develops a network of who to contact and where to seek answers when investigators have questions or require services currently not provided by the CTSI.
-5 - 8 years relevant experience working as a clinical research coordinator role (project manager, research assistant, study coordinator, etc.) and/or working as an IRB analyst/human subjects protection, or Master's and 3 or more years of relevant experience. - Experience with conduct of clinical research with pharmaceutical/device clinical trials and/or observational or socio behavioral and/or public health research. - Experience/knowledge of IRB applications and managing IRB submission efforts. - Prior experience working as IRB staff is beneficial to the job, but not required. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. - Detail oriented. Ability to multi-task and facilitate collaborations across various BU/BMC administrative and research departments. - Strong computer skills, including experience with databases, spreadsheets, Microsoft PowerPoint, word processing, etc.
We are 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. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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