The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Supervisor to oversee the day-to-day operations of several epidemiologic studies and clinical-trials in the Division of Gerontology and serve as a point of contact for study participants and office or clinical support personnel. The Division of Gerontology, located in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, conducts research, teaches, and serves as a gateway to our extensive resources dedicated to improving health and health care of older persons. This position will be responsible for overseeing research activities and staff on multiple projects involving older adults.
This is an exempt, regular position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Coordinate daily activities for multiple protocols, monitor recruitment and retention of study participants.
Coordinate and participate in the design of protocol manuals, education materials, evaluation and data collection instruments, and training materials.
Prepare IRB protocol submissions for UMB and for other outside IRBs.
Develop, recommend and implement policies, procedures, and/or methods for each research project.
Recruit participants for research studies. Develop recruitment strategies through hospitals, doctor's offices, community clinics, and other sources.
Perform study interviews with research participants which includes administering questionnaires and performance assessments.
Recruit, interview, and hire study staff in different positions (e.g., nurses, PTs, OTs, interviewers, chart abstractors) to collect data.
Supervise and coordinate the work schedules for research staff on each separate project. Respond to questions, ensure staff coverage and assign work as needed. Monitor the performance of study nurses, evaluators, epidemiology assistants, and graduate research assistants and provide opportunities for ongoing training.
Oversee and coordinate the collection, entry, verification, and analysis of data.
Coordinate and chair monthly investigator meetings and bi-monthly meetings with study staff.
Prepare program and grant reports for participating hospitals' IRBs, University of Maryland IRB, study sponsors, Data Safety Monitoring Boards, research investigators, and research staff.
Work with PI and division manager to prepare new budgets, update working budget; identify vendors for equipment, negotiate prices
Direct and/or initiate facility recruitment; procure equipment and supplies; and interface with others to identify needs and issues related to the program, study, and/or project.
Assist with preparing manuscripts for journal submission for publication.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education : Bachelor's degree in Epidemiology, Sociology, Psychology, Nursing or field of study related to the research of the clinic required. Master's degree preferred.
Experience : Five (5) years in clinical research.
Supervisory : One (1) year of direct supervision or responsibility for training, work coordination, and monitoring the work of others.
Other : May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Possesses leadership, coaching, and teambuilding skills to strengthen relationships with research team members and other research staff in the division.
Knowledge of good clinical research practice; experience coordinating/managing aging-related and clinical trial studies are preferred.
Demonstrated ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of people both internally and externally. Writing samples will be requested.
Able to prioritize ongoing and new projects efficiently to ensure that deadlines are met.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3306E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Epidemiology and Public Health
Job Posting: Apr 10, 2019
Unposting Date: May 1, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 120641
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.