The Clinical Cardiovascular Research Laboratory for the Elderly (CCRLE) / Cardiac Amyloidosis Program at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a full-time Research Manager, whose main role will be to assist with administrative and data-keeping operations of our research such as maintenance of institutional review board protocols, IND reports to FDA, regulatory oversight for ongoing NIH funded multicenter study, administering personnel tasks for CCRLE staff, monitoring recruitment for research studies, and tracking of industry-sponsored research assigned to our laboratory under the supervision of the Director of the CCRLE. The candidate will support day-to-day lab operations to ensure successful research in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Tracking, renewal, and upkeep of all of the laboratory's human subjects and non-human subjects research protocols, liaising with the Institutional Review Board and other institutional compliance offices as appropriate
Managing finances including account finances, attestations and reconciliation, receivables in collaboration with departmental staff and grant administrations
Supervision of outcomes and efforts of recruitment of patients for research studies
Organization and reporting of research data
Overseeing data management, creation of databases and data collection
Coordination of internal research teams
Serve as a liaison in the laboratory for all regulatory and compliance-related questions
Liaise with international and domestic collaborators to obtain relevant approvals and consent documentation as well as required data
Coordinate review of materials and data usage/transfer agreements with various institutional legal teams
Under the direction of the lab manager and lab director, administer human resource duties including but not limited to interfacing with university and departmental HR, onboarding of new staff, managing staff assignments, timesheets, evaluations.
Under the guidance of university safety and compliance offices, ensure lab compliance and coordinate training of staff for human subjects research regulations, health information and privacy, ethics and biological safety training of lab members
Other duties as assigned in lab administrative operations
Bachelor's degree in life sciences, management, public health, or related field, plus 4 years of experience in a laboratory or research-based academic environment
High-level writing skills and experience drafting and editing scientific, regulatory, and policy documents preferred
Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work items based on future impact, value to the department, deadlines, etc
Demonstrated ability to work with multiple constituents on a variety of projects, flexibility, and willingness to take on assignments are essential
Ability to effectively execute the vision/mission of the research program through a collaborative, motivational and iterative process.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, manage 3-5 other research coordinators, as well as work as part of a team to handle complex and confidential information with discretion
Desire to work in a fast-paced environment in an emerging area of precision medicine
Participation in Medical Surveillance required
Must successfully complete systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 505767
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