The Clinical Research Manager provides leadership, tactical management, and administration for the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology research team, in collaboration with physician investigators.
Duties for this position include:
Overseeing and participating in the conduct of multicenter clinical trials, the protection of human subjects, and the use of information technology systems
Supporting physicians in effectively and efficiently coordinating and streamlining all research-related processes
Designing and implementing training programs to assure ethical, regulatory, and protocol compliance by research staff and efficient use of database technology, e.g., electronic case report forms and remote data entry
Serving as the key operational interface between the community practice, industry or federal funding agency, and the research team
Developing, supervising, and implementing clinical research protocols
Master's degree required with at least 2 years of experience in coordinating clinical trials or a Bachelor's degree with 6 years of experience in coordinating clinical trials is necessary. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Current licensure to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and current certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator also required. Flexible hours (day light, some evenings, and weekends) may be necessary. The CRM may be required to travel to facilities in Oakland, patient homes, or satellites of the hospital for the purpose of conducting research visits. Strong communication skills are necessary.
This position is located at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Master's degree required with at least 2 years experience in coordinating clinical trials or a Bachelor's degree with 6 years of experience in coordinating clinical trials is necessary. Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Nursing Diploma. Current licensure to practice nursing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and current certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Flexible hours (day light, some evenings and weekends) may be necessary.
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19008244
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.