Manager, Research Project C (Rheumatology)
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Posted Job Title
Manager, Research Project C (Rheumatology)
Job Profile Title
Manager Research Project C
Job Description Summary
This position description encompasses the accountabilities and required skills to support the research operations of the Division of Rheumatology. This position oversees and coordinates the clinical research activities within Penn Rheumatology with a specific focus on clinical trials. This Manager Research Project C oversees the work of the Penn Vasculitis Center, the Penn Lupus Program, the Penn Sjogren's Syndrome Center, the Penn Scleroderma Center, and other research programs. The position recruits, trains, and supervises the clinical research staff within the Division, and works with the research principal investigators to implement research studies from contracting and budgeting through operational logistics of study conduct, to study close-out. The position is the primary person responsible for recruiting, hiring, onboarding, supervising, and evaluation research staff. The position also ensures the Division of Rheumatology is fully compliant with all institutional regulatory policies for conducting clinical research.
Must take initiative and exercise discretion and independent judgement in the coordination of research activities. Ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects simultaneously and meet demanding deadlines. Reliable, detail-oriented and strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills (both written and oral) are required. Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment with highly sensitive data using professional discretion
With guidance from the Division Chief, this individual will take a lead role in conducting and coordinating clinical research activities within Penn Rheumatology with a specific focus on clinical trials, especially within the Penn Vasculitis Center, but also within the Lupus Program, Sjogren's Syndrome Center, Scleroderma Center, and other programs. The position includes both a direct role as a research study coordinator and a role in harmonizing the work of the clinical research staff within the Division, including workflow processes, standardizing recruitment, study implementation procedures, strategic planning and medium/long term budgeting.
Master's Degree and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Effective problem solving abilities. Effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
Preferred: Direct experience as a clinical research coordinator preferred. Management and supervisory experience preferred but not required. Knowledge of IRB and human research regulations.
POSITION CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Typically standing or walking
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$74,476.00 - $117,086.00
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