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The Program for Clinical Research in Dermatology (PCRID) is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic manager to provide efficient and thoughtful operational leadership for their Clinical Research Unit. The person will partner with department faculty and staff to lead our team in clinical research and clinical trials excellence and continue to foster a culture of transparency and accountability. This role will also provide leadership within the department to ensure a successful partnership with the Neuroscience and Sensory Clinical Trial Node. This person reports to Dermatology's Senior Research Manager and is functionally supervised by the PCRID Medical Director.
Responsible for daily management of the Clinical Research Unit staff and operations.
Recruiting, supervising and mentoring PRCID staff including clinical research project managers and coordinators, biomedical photographer, research compliance specialist and other team members in finance and compliance (IRB, clinicaltrials.gov) as required.
Managing, onboarding and training of staff direct reports. Responsible for overseeing and maintaining records related to the training of research coordinators for all protocols. Oversee clinical research study conduct and address issues with staff reports as needed.
Work in a collaborative manner with department faculty and research administrators. Assess the operational feasibility of clinical studies while providing recommendations for execution and risk mitigation. Manage the collection of data for clinical research projects from various sources.
Establish protocols and operational procedures such as data collection, manual of operations, and study protocols. Maintain regulatory and scientific compliance of clinical research studies.
Develop and track study timelines, budgets, and quality metrics. Write progress reports to department investigators as needed.
Manage the collection of data for clinical research projects from various sources.
Recruitment leader and liaison for industry-sponsored studies. Work with faculty and industry sponsors to ensure project execution.
Partner with Neurosciences and Sensory Clinical Trials Support Unit to provide Project Manager oversight of dermatology trials progressing through the initiation and start-up process. Represent dermatology at NSS leadership and staff meetings.
Lead various study team meetings.
Conduct certain human resource functions such as evaluation of staffing need, interviewing, performance evaluations, timekeeping and conflict resolution.
Assist the research director with the strategic planning and implementation of new initiatives.
Partner with the financial team to ensure compliance with CTSU reporting guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and 7 years of experience working in clinical research including:
Preparing and managing research protocols.
Successful supervision of a clinical research staff of at least 3-5 people.
Thorough and first-hand knowledge of all clinical research processes including IRB submission, recruiting, collecting patient data and specimens.
Ability to work independently and with diverse teams in a diplomatic, collaborative and effective manner to overcome any organizational barriers.
Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to multi-task, work well under time constraints and meet dead-lines.
Effective communication skills, both orally and written, to build consensus to achieve desired goals and objectives.
Strong organizational, analytical, customer service, and leadership skills
Certification or willingness to become a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator through ACRP or SoCRA.
Familiarity with MiChart, OnCore and other eResearch Applications.
Previous clinical research experience at Michigan Medicine.
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Job Opening ID 163098
Working Title Clinical Research Supervisor
Job Title Research Intermediate Supr
Work Location Ann Arbor Campus
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Organizational Group Medical School
Department Dermatology Department
Posting Begin/End Date 10/05/2018 10/19/2018
Career Interest Research
University Of Michigan