Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Scientist II for the Department of Neurosurgery at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The primary role of the clinical Research Scientist II (RS II) position, under the direction of the Principal Investigator, is to manage daily clinical and translational research activities and to function as the primary contact for various external collaborators, patent attorneys, corporate officials, and inter-institutional departments to ensure compliance with institutional, federal, and state regulatory agencies.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Independently coordinates and communicates directly with the Principal Investigator, clinical research staff, and sponsors to manage the operation and evaluation activities of assigned clinical research studies. Ensures projects meet the goals and objective of the funder.
Meets with senior clinical research scientists, including Principal Investigator (or designee) to participate in the establishment of goals and objectives for the clinical research program consistent with the budgetary, workforce, and policy framework of the department or decision.
Responsible for coordinating and overseeing new clinical IND applications.
Consults and advises with members of the unit on the content, timing, and documentation necessary for proposals/agreements to be submitted/executed.
Assists PIs and research staff with making necessary amendments to obtain protocol approval.
Develops and implements experiments aimed to move IP technology into translational applications.
Serves as the regulatory liaison to the unit. Keeps abreast of all relevant regulatory developments.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Masters' Degree in biomedical science or a related field plus three (3) years of related research experience.
A Doctorate in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of experience indicated above.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to work independently and take initiative, as appropriate.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools, and Microsoft Office suite.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with multidisciplinary medical professionals.
Prior experience with intellectual property negotiations including patent applications, IND applications, and technology transfer agreements.
Posting Number: 20ST0267
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 110265
About Rutgers University
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