Clinical Research Manager, Department of Pediatrics
University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Academic / Research
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: R0049528
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine seeks a candidate for a full-time Clinical Research Manager, Licensed or Unlicensed, to lead its dynamic research team. The Department’s research mission is comprehensive and includes an expansive clinical research portfolio that spans its thirteen divisions. The clinical research efforts are made possible by the Department’s 19 clinical research coordinators that facilitate around 60 active protocols.
Outside of clinical research, the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia is proud to be ranked #36 (and rising!) in the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. In addition to federal funding, the Department has a diverse range of research funding that includes a 340B program, grants from foundations, state governments, foreign entities and other colleges and universities. This role will interface closely with the faculty and staff that are part of these grants.
The Clinical Research Manager will focus primarily on planning, developing, managing, and directing an overall clinical research program in the Department. Duties will include: overseeing staff management, development, and evaluation, as well as resource management; participating in developing clinical research policies and procedures; and, significant responsibility for the overall functioning and effectiveness of clinical research. In addition to managing complex clinical trials programs, the Clinical Research Manager will direct the work of a large clinical research team so that a significant amount of their time is spent supervising teams.
Manage resources needed to conduct clinical research effectively including: department research budgets, clinical research space, staffing availability and access to appropriate technology to conduct clinical research.
Conduct strategic planning and analysis of department research portfolios, in conjunction with department management and Principal Investigators.
Prepare reports for leadership highlighting division or department research activities, accomplishments and areas for improvement.
Development of clinical research policies and procedures at department level.
Work within and outside the University in the pursuit of clinical research business development and/or collaborations with other research institutions promoting the University’s resource capabilities.
Oversee the financial management of clinical research budges including budget development and billing reconciliation.
Assist with the development and submission of grant proposals and with writing clinical trial protocols.
Oversee and directly manage all clinical research staff including hiring, training, staff scheduling, workload assignments, compensation management, professional development and performance management.
Implement protocols and on-going quality review of clinical research.
Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master’s or other advanced degree preferred.
Experience: At least 10 years of clinical research experience demonstrating progressive levels of responsibility including but not limited to: management of research finances, clinical trial portfolio oversight, hiring and training research staff, and performance management. Master’s or other advanced degree may substitute for one year of clinical research experience.
Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) is required within one year of hire.
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen and drug screening are required for this position prior to employment.
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