Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P010603
Salary Range: $53722 - $56000
The TPF Assistant Manager will work within the biorepository branch, the Tissue Procurement Facility (TPF). The TPF Assistant Manager will work closely with the TPF Facility Manager to provide administrative oversight of the procurement, processing, storage and distribution of samples serviced by TPF in support of clinical research at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Assistant Manager will provide technical oversight of sample processing for clinical trials, and work with investigators and study teams to advise on biospecimen collection best practices. The Assistant Manager will supervise Research Technicians in TPF, and provide training and onboarding. Responsibilities will include monitoring collection and processing for solid and liquid biospecimens to ensure biospecimens are procured and distributed with quality and efficiency. The Assistant Manager will be a liaison with vendors, investigators, and study teams to provide guidance on lab collection procedures, and will draft lab manuals following GCP, IRB, EHS, IATA and ISBER guidelines and best practices. Responsibilities will also include oversight of shipping samples; maintaining the lab and supply inventory; tracking TPF activities and providing reports on TPF progress for clinical studies to share updates with customers and leadership.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Knowledge of GCP, ICH, and IATA Guidelines; demonstrated knowledge of managing a high volume of clinical research specimens in a lab environment (preferably in an academic medical center research lab); supervisory/management experience overseeing a lab; knowledge of simple and complex blood processing procedures; ability to follow established regulations, procedures, and protocols; strong computer skills; ability to gather data and document procedures; ability to plan work and coordinate multiple projects; ability to communicate professionally verbally and in writing.
Lab certification, clinical research experience processing clinical trial samples preferred.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 167455
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